Definition of Stachyose

1. Noun. A tetrasaccharide found in the tubers of the Chinese artichoke.

Generic synonyms: Tetrasaccharide



Definition of Stachyose

1. Noun. A tetrasaccharide found in many vegetables and plants, used as a sweetener or for its functional oligosaccharide property. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Stachyose

1. Digalactosyl sucrose, a compound involved in carbohydrate transport in the phloem of many plants and also in carbohydrate storage in some seeds. (10 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stachyose

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Literary usage of Stachyose

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1. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"stachyose is easily soluble in water, 1 part of the hydrate being ... stachyose is strongly dextrorotatory, [a]D for the anhydride = +147.9 to +148.1 ..."

2. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"stachyose is easily soluble in water, 1 part of the hydrate being ... stachyose is strongly dextrorotatory, [a]D for the anhydride = +147.9 to +148.1 ..."

3. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"stachyose is easily soluble in water, 1 part of the hydrate being dissolved ... stachyose is not affected upon heating with dilute solutions of alkalies and ..."

4. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1912)
"... enzymes though they hydrolyse sucrose are without action on stachyose, ... claims to have hydrolysed stachyose completely by the successive action of ..."

5. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"... though they hydrolyse sucrose, are without action on stachyose, ... claims to have hydrolysed stachyose completely by the successive action of invertase ..."

6. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"... though they hydrolyse sucrose, are without action on stachyose, ... claims to have hydrolysed stachyose completely by the successive action of invertase ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"stachyose— Physical Properties.—C. Tanret describes the method of preparing stachyose, its constitution, and physical properties, such as its solubility, ..."

8. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"stachyose— Physical Properties.—C. Tanret describes the method of preparing stachyose, its constitution, and physical properties, such as its solubility, ..."

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