- a carbohydrate composed of three monosaccharide units, and hydrolyzable to a monosaccharide or a mixture of monosaccharides.
Origin of trisaccharide
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One trisaccharide of the reducing sugar type, namely rhamnose, exists in plants as a constituent of the glucoside xanthorhamnin.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
- an oligosaccharide whose molecules have three linked monosaccharide molecules
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