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Search Results for: amylose

Amylose

Definition noun, plural: amyloses A polysaccharide formed from alpha-D-glucopyranosyl units in alpha-(1,4) glycosidic... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Starch

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Starch Definition noun plural: starch, starches starch, stɑɹtʃ A... Read More

Amylopectin

Definition noun, plural: amylopectin A polysaccharide made up of highly-branched polymer of alpha-glucose units, and is a... Read More

Glucose

Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

D enzyme

D enzyme --> 4-alpha-d-glucanotransferase dextrin transglycosylase or glycosyltransferase;a 4-glycosyltransferase converting... Read More

Starch-iodine test

Definition noun A test for the presence of starch in which the sample turns blue-black in color when a few drops of... Read More

Maltotriose

Definition noun A trisaccharide that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16 and formed from the combination of three monomers... Read More