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- n. Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.
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- n. Any sugar, such as sucrose, maltose and lactose, consisting of two monosaccharides combined together.
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- n. any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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They are generally linked together and bonded into what is known as a disaccharide.
Do the labeling directives require that it be indicated if the disaccharide is lactose?
Plain table sugar, sucrose, is a disaccharide, which is a sugar made of two sugar molecules.
Lactose is a disaccharide, meaning it is made up of two basic sugar molecules, a galactose molecule bonded to a glucose molecule.
The FDA noted that "the saccharide composition (glucose to fructose ratio) of HFCS is approximately the same as that of honey, invert sugar and the disaccharide sucrose (table sugar)."
Maltose is a disaccharide made of two glucoses linked together.
Lactose is a disaccharide made from glucose combining with galactose.
Sucrose is a disaccharide made from glucose combining with fructose.
Lactose is a disaccharide, a complex sugar made up of two simple sugars, glucose and galactose.
Lactose milk sugar is a disaccharide – a sugar composed of two sugar molecules – made of galactose and glucose.