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 (trī-săk′ə-rīd′, -rĭd)
A carbohydrate that yields three monosaccharides upon hydrolysis.
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(Elements & Compounds) an oligosaccharide whose molecules have three linked monosaccharide molecules
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(traɪˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

a carbohydrate composed of three monosaccharide units, and hydrolyzable to a monosaccharide or a mixture of monosaccharides.
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Noun1.trisaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
raffinose - a trisaccharide that occurs in sugar beets and cotton seeds and certain cereals
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Synthesis of the neoglycoconjugates of phenolic glycolipid-related trisaccharides for the serodiagnosis of leprosy.
The term carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, or CDT, refers to all transferrin components that lack two or four of their terminal trisaccharides and whose charge corresponds to disialo- (and to a lesser degree, mono- and asialo-) transferrin [4].
It has also led to illuminating studies on the binding of trisaccharides to monoclonal antibodies, which in turn have led to Lemieux's, hydrated polar gate theory" for specific molecular recognition.
Analyses of urinary ribonuclease [U.sub.s] (21) and of kidney, liver, and spleen nonsecretory ribonucleases (22) have shown that this type of RNase carries a tryptophan-linked mannosyl residue and asparagine-to-N-acetylglucosamine-linked trisaccharides (fucose-[[N-acetylglucosamine].sub.2],[M.sub.r]570) or pentasaccharides (fucose[[N-acetylglucosamine].sub.2][[mannose].sub.2], MT 894) in various proportions.
These stevia sweeteners are similar in structure in that a steviol aglycone is connected at C-4 and C-13 to mono-, di- or trisaccharides consisting of glucose and/or rhamnose residues, as shown in Figure 1.
Trisaccharides were released from the non-reducing terminus, and then transferred to the non-reducing terminus of other oligosaccharides (Fig.
The analysis of concordance among the three tests showed substantial agreement between PGL-I ELISA and the ML Flow, probably because the two antigensused in the tests are trisaccharides. (32,37,38) As to the two ELISA tests displaying moderate concordance, this may be due to the difference in protocols and antigens.
sorghicola, [sup.14]C-sucrose was incorporated into a trisaccharides group, but these do not contain an alditol component (BOGO, 2001).
The eluates obtained from the column were divided among four groups: part I (3.21 g) mainly composed of monosaccharides and disaccharides: part II (13.80 g) mainly trisaccharides, part III (11.57 g) mainly tetrose, and part IV (2.91 g) is other oligosaccharide.
However, most carbohydrates are hydrolyzed into trisaccharides and disaccharides in the duodenum and jejunum, where they undergo further hydrolysis into monosaccharides.
Enzymatic acylation of di--and trisaccharides with fatty acids: choosing the appropriate enzyme, support and solvent.
Phosphobetains Antifouling properties No evidence in the bound form (71) Sulphobetains Antifouling properties No evidence in the bound form (72) Table-3: Role of carbohydrates Carbohydrate Ligand recognition Biomedical application Mono Di and Trisaccharides Galactose Immune response (85), Specific cell residues (E.g.:- Di & Tri recognition (88), saccharides like Hepatic cell culture Melibiose (86),).