Definition of Raffinose

1. Noun. A trisaccharide that occurs in sugar beets and cotton seeds and certain cereals.

Generic synonyms: Trisaccharide



Definition of Raffinose

1. n. A colorless crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained from the molasses of the sugar beet.

Definition of Raffinose

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) A trisaccharide, comprised of galactose, glucose and fructose, that is widely distributed in many plants ¹

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Definition of Raffinose

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Medical Definition of Raffinose

1. A nonreducing trisaccharide found in sugar beet and many seeds, consisting of the disaccharide sucrose bearing a D galactosyl residue linked _(1-6) to its glucose group. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Raffinose

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1. The Journal of Biological Chemistry by American Society of Biological Chemists (1917)
"The blood serum, bile, extracts of the mucous membrane of the stomach and small intestine, pancreas, thyroid, and testicle have no raffinose-splitting power ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"raffinose has also been found in barley,* and in wheat,7 and is thought to be ... raffinose, as a distinct kind of sugar, belongs to the not numerous class ..."

3. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"As the concentration of the raffinose increases it tends to crystallize out ... Numerous methods f have been described for preparing pure raffinose from ..."

4. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1913)
"As the concentration of the raffinose increases it tends to crystallize out ... Numerous methods f have been described for preparing pure raffinose from ..."

5. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"raffinose crystallizes from aqueous solution in the form of long pointed ... The sensibility of raffinose to destructive changes upon rapid heating is shown ..."

6. The Optical Rotating Power of Organic Substances and Its Practical Applications by Hans Landolt, Otto Schönrock, Paul Lindner (1902)
"raffinose from eucalyptus manna : "Water p - 9.777, i 20°, ... cotton-seed " =- 104.5 In the inversion of raffinose, two stages may be distinguished. ..."

7. The Technology of Sugar by John Geddes M'Intosh (1916)
"sugar-content and a considerable amount of raffinose corresponding to starch sugar added- If starch sugar is known to be present, then the method described ..."

8. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"THE method of examining syrups containing raffinose can be applied to sugars. ... (li}, and the content of sucrose and raffinose calculated by means of the ..."

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