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oligosaccharides
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Carbohydrates consisting of between two (disaccharides) and ten monosaccharides connected by either an alpha- or beta-glycosidic link. They are found throughout nature in both the free and bound form.
Definition Source
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Broader Term
sugars
Narrower Term
chitooligosaccharides
disaccharides
fructooligosaccharides
galactooligosaccharides
glucooligosaccharides
laculose
lipooligosaccharides
stachyose
trisaccharides
xylooligosaccharides
Related Term
prebiotics
Spanish
oligosacáridas
Term Number
33967