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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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It has been successfully applied to the analysis of carboxylic acid [12], inorganic anions [13], sugar [14], saccharides [15] and dansyl amino acids [16] by liquid chromatography.
Carbohydrates act as structural, storage components and a source of carbon for all living organisms and can be divided into three main saccharides (mono, di and poly-saccharides).
acidophilus in media added with saccharides including prebiotics significantly increased reflecting the acid-creating capability of the bacterium.
Saccharides have attracted much attention because of their potential as functions in biological recognition processes, and the applications of similar functional polymers are expected in the biomedical field.
Glycobiology is the study of the structure, biosynthesis, and biology of saccharides (sugar chains or glycans) that are widely distributed in nature.
HILICpak(TM) VT-50, announced last year, enabled high-sensitivity analysis of anionic compounds, including saccharides (phosphorylated saccharides), organic acids, and various drugs.
This cocoa fraction is the first of its kind that contains peptides, saccharides and polyphenols without fermenting the seeds.
Other effects include reduced photosynthetic efficiency which causes reduction in light interception and saccharides synthesis and hence the capacity of the plant to generate more roots to overcome the limitations imposed by nematode damage (Anwar, 1995; Trudgill, 1992; Anwar and Mckenry, 2012).
Klaus Jennewein, Managing Director and founding member of Jennewein Biotechnologie said: The financing of the EIB is a key milestone in the development of Jennewein Biotechnologie, allowing the pursuit of the companys strategy to translate its established technological leadership into a leading market position as a supplier of functional saccharides for the food industry.
1) HILICpak VT-50: Columns which can analyze phosphorylated saccharides