Definition of Galactoside

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of several glycosides containing galactose ¹



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Definition of Galactoside

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Galactoside

1. A compound in which the H of the OH group on carbon-1 of galactose is replaced by an organic radical. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galactoside

galactose cataract
galactose dehydrogenases
galactose diabetes
galactose oxidase
galactose permease
galactose tolerance test
galactosemia
galactosemias
galactosemic
galactosemics
galactosephosphates
galactoses
galactosialidosis
galactosidase
galactosidases
galactoside (current term)
galactoside 2-fucosyltransferase
galactoside 3-fucosyltransferase
galactosides
galactosis
galactosphingolipid
galactosphingolipids
galactosucrose
galactosuria
galactosyl
galactosyl(alpha 1-4)galactosylceramide galactosyl hydrolase
galactosyl transferase
galactosylation
galactosylceramidase
galactosylceramide

Literary usage of Galactoside

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Lactose is hydrolysed by mineral acids to dextrose and galactose ; it is a jS-galactoside, that is, the active aldehyde group is in the dextrose residue. ..."

2. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"The only enzyme at present known which can hydrolyse a-methyl galactoside is the digestive juice of the Helix, which, according to Bierry, attacks both a- ..."

3. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"The a-lactose (rotatory power = + 86°) is therefore a-glucose-/3-galactoside, while ^-lactose (rotatory power = + 35°) is /3-glucose = /3-galactoside. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Lactose ¡в hydrolysed by mineral acids to dextrose and galactose ; it is a /3-galactoside, that is, the active aldehyde group is in the dextrose residue. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"For example, two proteins are required for the utilization of lactose: a galactoside permease, which permits the entry of lactose into the cell, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"/J-Methyl galactoside. Table VII. Table VIII. Salicin. Temperature, 74°'l. The mean values of K are collected in the following table, which also contains ..."

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