malt sugar


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malt sugar

n.
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Noun1.malt sugar - a white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starches
disaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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The first experiment repeated a study carried out two decades ago by a Yale University researcher, in which a fly population was divided in half and fed different diets - malt sugar versus starch.
The earliest farmers in the Middle East would have discovered that sprouted grain turned into malt sugar, and could easily have been made into a beer with yeast.