from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A colorless pulverulent dextrorotatory carbohydrate, C12H22O11, prepared by the action of dilute acids on melitriose (raffinose).
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- noun biochemistry A
disaccharideconsisting of glucoseand galactoseresidues
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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.
Smaller amounts of glucose, trehalose, maltose, mannitol, melibiose, and stachyose were detected in all samples.
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