Entry from US English dictionary
A glycoside yielding galactose on hydrolysis.
- This enzyme is able to hydrolyse galactosides, such as galactinol.
- Trade-offs in catalytic efficiency at the lac permease of Escherichia coli produce alleles with different substrate specializations that are selectively favored on different galactosides.
- Detected levels of galactose and galactosides were very low, and no marked changes were observed with stress.
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