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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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Okayama University, Okayama-shi, Japan, has patented a dental composition that is comprised of phosphorylated saccharide selected from the group consisting of phosphorylated pullulan and a phosphorylated mannan, a polyphosphoric acid and/or a salt thereof and a cationic bactericidal agent.
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].
The saccharide binder also experiences a quick degradation period but retains additional strength after the casting has been poured.
The observed saccharide profile of the tested sample corresponds to the general composition of malt.
The 3-APB Lewis acid receptor endows the hydrogel with saccharide responsivity, and ATMA is included at the specified concentration because of its ability to modify the sugar response of the sensor and increase its selectivity for glucose over other saccharides possessing cis-1,2- or -1,3-diols, including the main potential interferent for phenylboronic acids, fructose.
As noted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, "The saccharide composition (glucose to fructose ratio) of HFCS is approximately the same as that of honey, invert sugar and sucrose (table sugar).