disaccharide disaccharide

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

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  • Toward True Health: Dealing with lactose intolerance

    Q. What is lactose intolerance and how did I come to have this disease? A. Lactose intolerance is not a disease, rather it is a disorder. Lactose is a disaccharide (sugar) derived from galactose and glucose, found in milk.
    on September 17, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

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