Definition of Trehalose

1. n. Mycose; -- so called because sometimes obtained from trehala.



Definition of Trehalose

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A disaccharide formed from two glucose units ¹

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Definition of Trehalose

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Medical Definition of Trehalose

1. A disaccharide sugar (342 D) found widely in invertebrates, bacteria, algae, plants and fungi, formed by the dimerisation of glucose. Yields glucose on acid hydrolysis. (19 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trehalose

trefoiled
trefoils
trefot
trefots
treget
tregetour
tregetours
tregetry
treggings
tregnum
tregnums
trehala
trehalas
trehalase
trehalases
trehalose (current term)
trehalose-phosphatase
trehalose mycolyltransferase
trehalose synthase
trehaloses
treif
treife
treillage
treillages
treille
treilles
trek
trekked
trekker
trekkers

Literary usage of Trehalose

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"The crystals of trehalose are rectangular octahedrons, ... The analysis of trehalose, fused and dried at 130° C., corresponded with the formula Си Hu Ou. ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1884)
"Berthelot proved the distinct nature of this sugar and termed it trehalose,2 and he afterwards recognised that it was identical with mycose. ..."

3. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"trehalose forms a number of acetates upon heating with acetic anhydride ... Compounds of trehalose with calcium, strontium and lead have also been prepared. ..."

4. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"MYCOSE OR trehalose. Mycose or trehalose is the name given to a disaccharide found in various agarics, notably Boletus edulis, and also in moulds such as ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"By an hour's boiling with dilute sulphuric acid, it is converted into glucose, more rapidly therefore than trehalose, but in longer time than in required ..."

6. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood by T. W. Mew, International Rice Research Institute (2003)
"trehalose synthesis and degradation pathway in bacteria and plants. genes can then be linked to suitable promoters and transferred into rice plants to ..."

7. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"trehalose d-Glucose. The hydrolysis is accomplished only with considerable ... trehalose forms a number of acetates upon heating with acetic anhydride and a ..."

8. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront (1902)
"Experiments with trehalase may be made in a 2 per cent solution of trehalose, at a temperature of 33°-35°. Trehalase is much more sensitive to the action of ..."

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