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  • n. A disaccharide consisting of two D-glucose units

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hexobiose derived from dextrose.


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  • By 1928, he had evolved and confirmed, among others, the structures of maltose, cellobiose, lactose, gentiobiose, melibiose, gentianose, raffinose and the glucoside ring structure of normal sugars.

    Norman Haworth - Biography


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