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sac·cha·ride

 (săk′ə-rīd′)
n.
Any of a series of sweet-tasting carbohydrates, especially a simple sugar or an oligomer or polymer of simple sugars.

saccharide

(ˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any sugar or other carbohydrate, esp a simple sugar

sac•cha•ride

(ˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

n.
1. an organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.
2. a simple sugar; monosaccharide.
3. an ester of sucrose.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saccharide - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animalssaccharide - 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
ribose - a pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
beet sugar - sugar made from sugar beets
cane sugar - sucrose obtained from sugar cane
deoxyribose - a sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids
invert sugar - a mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose
macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
maple sugar - sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
polyose, polysaccharide - any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
jaggary, jaggery, jagghery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
wood sugar, xylose - a sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics
Translations
sakkaridi
diholosidesaccaridesaccharide
sacharyd
sackarid

sac·cha·ride

n. sacárido, compuesto químico que pertenece a una serie de carbohidratos que incluye los azúcares.
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This powerful tool identifies both genes and biological pathways including regulation of cell autophagy, biosynthesis of saccharide structure, and cell communication, leading to the finding of the sestrin gene family.
However, some experts believe that some chemical found in the tick's saliva interferes with alpha-gal, a protein-linked saccharide hormone found in red meat.
The glycosyl fluoride derivative behaved as glycosyl donor and as glycosyl acceptor at the same time, leading to the formation of a mixture of self-condensed products; a selective cross-coupling between the glucose moiety with another saccharide moiety could not be achieved.
There were also hydrogen bonds between the saccharide moiety of RA and the key residues of ATP binding pocket, including Lys868, G
2] and the dehydration of saccharide rings and the breaking of C--O--C bonds in the chain of CMC [31, 41].
Legionella are Gram-negative bacteria with a species-specific pattern of saccharide molecules on their surface, called the lipopolysaccharides.
The FTIR spectrum showed resonance peaks attributed to saccharide groups.
It's just a single saccharide unit, O-linked N-acetylglucosamine (O-GlcNAc) that gets added on to proteins.
It is a sugar crop with soluble saccharide in the form of glucose, fructose and sucrose[2] and it is widely cultivated in several countries[3].
To the main polysaccharide chains other shorter or longer, straight or branched, saccharide chains are attached.
The pectic enzymes play an important role in braking down grape pulp and skin cells and are able to split those chains and saccharide bonds between the chains (Whitaker, 1984).