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galactose

 [gah-lak´tōs]
a monosaccharide sugar of the aldose group, derived from lactose. d-galactose is found in lactose, in cerebrosides of the brain, in the sugar beet, and in many gums and seaweeds; l-galactose is found in flaxseed mucilage.
galactose tolerance test a laboratory test done to determine the liver's ability to convert the sugar galactose into glycogen. Two methods may be used. The oral method requires about 5 hours to complete, and the intravenous method, which is more accurate, requires about 2 hours. With the oral method, elimination of more than 3 g of galactose in the urine during a 5-hour period indicates liver damage. With the intravenous method, all galactose should have been eliminated from the blood 45 minutes after its injection.

ga·lac·to·side

(gă-lak'tō-sīd),
A compound in which the H of the OH group on carbon-1 of galactose is replaced by an organic moiety.

galactoside

/ga·lac·to·side/ (gah-lak´to-sīd) a glycoside containing galactose.

galactoside

(gə-lăk′tə-sīd′)
n.
Any of a group of glycosides that yield galactose on hydrolysis.

galactoside

[gəlak′tō′sīd′]
a glycoside containing galactose.

ga·lac·to·side

(gă-lak'tō-sīd)
A compound in which the H of the OH group on carbon-1 of galactose is replaced by an organic radical.

galactoside

a glycoside containing galactose.
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24,35) Galectin-3 has a particular molecular region that has an affinity for the sugar galactose and its bonds to adjacent molecules, which are called galactoside bonds.
For corn-soybean meal based feed that are most widely used in Americas and Asian countries, types of NSPs that interfere energy digestibility are galactosides, mannosides, soybean oligosaccharides (raffinose, stachyose, and verbascose).