complex sugars

complex sugars

sugar molecules that can be hydrolyzed or digested to yield two molecules of the same or different simple sugars, such as sucrose, lactose, and maltose. Also called disaccharide, polysaccharide.
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Members of Prof Lewis' team have developed new analytical techniques using infrared spectroscopy to detect changes in the shape of complex sugars present in the sputum produced every day by patients suffering with lung disease.
The condition is caused by the build up of complex sugars and affects the breathing and heart.
Scientists have developed a way to identify biomarkers for a wide range of diseases by assessing the antibodies we are making to the complex sugars coating our cells.
MPS I is a rare, hereditary, lysosomal storage disease that arises from a deficiency or absence of the enzyme iduronidase, which is needed to break down complex sugars produced by the body.
MPS I is a rare, hereditary, lysosomal storage disease that arises from a deficiency or absence of the enzyme iduronidase (IDUA), which is needed to break down complex sugars produced by the body.
Animals have a tough time eating fresh wood because they can't properly digest lignin - but fungi can, which allows animals to then access the wood's complex sugars.
The added maltodextrin shows that complex sugars here are a priority.
1 It is composed of simple and complex sugars, essential oils, vitamins and minerals.
The loan, which is an equity-type transaction under the InnovFin scheme of the EU bank, will enable the company to build a commercial-scale production plant for complex sugars of the type that is only found in human breast milk.
Founded in 1993, Coppell-based Mannatech markets a line of "glyconutrients" that it claims contain complex sugars derived from plants that help support better health.
Doing so will help break down the complex sugars while retaining the nutrients, flavor, color and antioxidants to boot.
Pretreatment processes all seek to dissociate the various components of biomass (cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin) to hydrolyze complex sugars into simple sugars that are then fermented into molecules of industrial interest.

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