[ī′sō-môltōs′, -tōz′]


A disaccharide that is an isomer of maltose.

Nearby words

  1. isologous graft,
  2. isologue,
  3. isolysin,
  4. isolysis,
  5. isomagnetic,
  6. isomer,
  7. isomerase,
  8. isomeric,
  9. isomerism,
  10. isomerization

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Examples from the Web for isomaltose

  • Isomaltose is a synthetic sugar, obtained by Fischer, by condensing two molecules of glucose.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher