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any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

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Determination of monosaccharides and disaccharides in mucopolysaccharidoses patients by electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry.
Heparin contains an unusually low proportion of sulphated disaccharide units.
An early candidate was naringin, a glycoside of the flavonone naringenin with the disaccharide rhamnoglucose.
By detecting the basic signal assignments of the disaccharide unit with high accuracy it was shown that the quite low methylation degree actually present in agaroses does not cause, contrary to earlier results, differences in chemical shift values in the cases of real matrices [24].
Topoisomerase poisoning activity of novel disaccharide anthracyclines.
Lactose intolerance is a disaccharide (a natural sugar) found in human milk and the milk of other mammals.
Sucrose, a disaccharide that doesn't enter cells readily, had no effect on expression of PPSS I mRNA.
Kahne and his coworkers synthesized the disaccharide and tested it alone against resistant bacteria.
Glucosamine can complement ectogenous glucosaminoglycan, provide the precursor of disaccharide unit needed in the synthsis of glycosaminoglycan inside the body, and stimulate synthesis of proteoglycan and collagen in the chondrocyte, as well as complement lost ingredients of cartilage matrix and inhibit the expression of matrix metalloproteinase so as to maintain the normal metabolism of cartilage matrix and accelerate the recovery of cartilage.
Lactulose is a disaccharide solution of galactose and fructose in a base which also contains a minute quantity of lactose and epilactose.
A disaccharide crystal, difructose anhydride (DFA) III containing two fructose units, can be obtained from inulin of chicory root (Kikuchi et al.
Sucrose, or table sugar, for example, is a disaccharide that is broken down in the small intestine into fructose and glucose.
This disaccharide molecule is linked together and belongs to the GAG family of collagen molecule.
Enzyme activity: lactase catalyzes the hydrolysis of the disaccharide lactose, yielding glucose and galactose;