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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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22) For example, the total synthesis of agelagalastatins, an antineoplastic glycosphingolipid, has been achieved by using an aselective glycosylation of the ceramide derivatives with the trisaccharide fluoride promoted by Sn[Cl.
Xanthan gum is a microbial hetero-polysaccharide of high molecular weight with 1-4 b-D-glucose backbone, a trisaccharide of mannose, glucuronic acid and mannose.
It is these sugars combined in various forms that comprise the di-and trisaccharide fractions of floral honey [12,13].
Trisaccharide side chains are composed of mannose [beta]-(1 [right arrow] 4) glucuronic acid [beta]-(1 [right arrow] 2) mannose attached to alternate glucose residues in the backbone by [alpha]-(1 [right arrow] 3) linkages.
dendrorhous produces neokestose (6G-FOS), a novel bifidogenic trisaccharide, as the main transglycosylation product, unlike other microbial [beta]-fructofuranosidases that produce mainly 1F-FOS and 6F-FOS, with little or no 6G-FOS (19-21).
Over recent years, several lateral flow-, dipstick-, and particle agglutination tests that incorporate the synthetic di- or trisaccharide epitope of phenolic glycolipid-I (PGL-I) have been in use in field-based studies.
Novel fucose-rich glycosaminoglycans from squid ink bearing repeating unit of trisaccharide structure (-6GalNAc alpha 1-3GlcA beta 1-3Fuc alpha 1-)n.
Evidence for a novel O-linked sialylated trisaccharide on Ser-248 of human plasminogen 2.
The mono-, di- and trisaccharide composition of Romanian honeys from 4 botanical origins was studied by GC, after the trimethylsilylation of the carbohydrates.
leprae cell wall is the phenolic glycolipid I (pgl-I), a special trisaccharide that has proven to be species specific and immunogenic during M.