Definition of Galactosides

1. Noun. (plural of galactoside) ¹



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Definition of Galactosides

1. galactoside [n] - See also: galactoside

Medical Definition of Galactosides

1. Glycosides formed by the reaction of the hydroxyl group on the anomeric carbon atom of galactose with an alcohol to form an acetal. They include both alpha- and beta-galactosides. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galactosides

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

Literary usage of Galactosides

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"glucosides undergoing hydrolysis more rapidly than the stereo- isomeric a-compounds—a fact already noted by Alberda von Ekenstein —whilst the galactosides ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"... of the stereoisomeric a- and /8-methyl glucosides and the corresponding galactosides as test materials, it was desirable to gain some idea of the ..."

3. The Essentials of chemical physiology for the use of students by William Dobinson Halliburton (1914)
"... -GalactOsideS.—The substance known as protagon can be separated out from the brain by means of warm alcohol; on cooling the extract, ..."

4. The Chemistry of Plant Life by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher (1921)
"For example, lactase acts energetically upon ordinary lactose and all other /3-galactosides; but not upon any glucoside, mannoside, etc. ..."

5. Handbook of physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"... free from phosphorus and comprise about 70 per cent, of the original protagon are the galactosides. The known galactosides are two in number, namely, ..."

6. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"The results show that the genus is rather uniform and only produced 3-O-glycosides of the flavonoids quercitin and myricetin; glucosides and galactosides ..."

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