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 (trī-săk′ə-rīd′, -rĭd)
A carbohydrate that yields three monosaccharides upon hydrolysis.


(Elements & Compounds) an oligosaccharide whose molecules have three linked monosaccharide molecules


(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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31] In a trial by Romano et al, bilirubin levels became normal in 10 out of 13 infants within 5 - 6 days of treatment with A or B trisaccharides as compared to the control group who never received trisaccharides.
Quantification of blood group A and B antibodies by flow cytometry using beads carrying A or B trisaccharides.
The b-GOS power mixture contains "monosaccharides 15-17%, lactose 22%, disaccharides 18-25%, trisaccharides 20-25%, tetrasaccharides 8-12% and pentasaccharides 7-10%".
Initially, the main hydrolysis products are [beta]-D-xylopyranosyl oligomers, but in a more advanced stage, small molecules such as mono-, di- and trisaccharides of [beta]-D-xylopyranosyl may be produced (BUTT et al.
Trisaccharides in honeydew were commonly attractive to some insect species (Wackers 2000).
dendrorhous yields a final transglycosylation product enriched in trisaccharides and tetrasaccharides (33).
The activity was inhibited to a lesser degree by disaccharides and trisaccharides like lactose, melibiose and raffinose, all of which are saccharides with a terminal non-reducing galactose (Table 1).
Amylase is an enzyme produced by the salivary glands and pancreas that catalyzes the hydrolysis of starch into disaccharides and trisaccharides (sugars) and can be measured for purposes of medical diagnosis.
The B-arm and C-arm have Man[alpha]1,2Man sequences and the A-arm has additional Glc[alpha]1,2Glc[alpha]1,3Glc trisaccharides on Man[alpha]1,2Man.
Kaden Biochemicals7rare sugar lines include monosaccharides, disaccharides and trisaccharides such as rhamnose, arabinose and galactose.
Structural basis for the recognition of blood group trisaccharides by norovirus.
Kaden Biochemicals' rare sugar lines include monosaccharides, disaccharides and trisaccharides such as rhamnose, arabinose, and galactose.