Maltose

Definition of Maltose

Malt´ose`   Pronunciation: mạlt´ōs`
n.1.(Biochem.) A crystalline disaccharide (C12H22O11) formed from starch by the action of diastase of malt, and the amylolytic ferment of saliva and pancreatic juice; called also maltobiose and malt sugar. Chemically it is 4-O-. It rotates the plane of polarized light further to the right than does dextrose and possesses a lower cupric oxide reducing power.

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disaccharide, malt sugar
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