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Amylose

Amˊy-lose′

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Noun.
(Chem.)
One of the starch group
(C6H10O5)n
of the carbohydrates; as, starch, arabin, dextrin, cellulose, etc.

Definition 2022


amylose

amylose

English

Noun

amylose (plural amyloses)

  1. (biochemistry) The soluble form of starch (the insoluble form being amylopectin) that is a linear polymer of glucose.

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