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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a series of sweet-tasting carbohydrates, especially a simple sugar or an oligomer or polymer of simple sugars.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound of sugar with a base; a sucrate.

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  • noun biochemistry The unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn. Either the simple sugars or polymers such as starch and cellulose. The saccharides exist in either a ring or short chain conformation, and typically contain five or six carbon atoms.

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  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain

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Examples

  • Additional ingredients such as saccharide, may be added to enhance either the flavor or the fermentation process.

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  • Celebrity skin guru Ole Henriksen places equal emphasis on science and nature, mixing some high-tech ingredients like saccharide isomerate, which helps to regulate moisture and reduce dryness, with a long list of unusual natural ones, including African red tea.

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  • 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)."

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  • With a complex molecule, say a complex saccharide, polypeptide, or DNA the electrons are arranged in what I can only describe in more “artistic” systems.

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  • Microbial utilization of mono - and di-saccharide residues

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  • Microbial utilization of mono - and di-saccharide residues

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  • As fossil fuels become scarcer, many nations may need to turn to the ethanol fermentation of waste saccharide materials as a source of energy (7).

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  • Glucosamine is an amino saccharide and a natural component of joint cartilage.

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  • Glucosamine is an amino saccharide and a natural component of joint cartilage.

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