Definición de trehalose en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈtriːhələʊs/
Pronunciación: /trɪˈhɑːləʊs/
Pronunciación: /trɪˈhɑːləʊz/


[mass noun] Chemistry
A sugar of the disaccharide class produced by some fungi, yeasts, and similar organisms.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Among them, the most effective in preserving a more native-like structure are the disaccharides sucrose and trehalose in dry films and the polymer dextran in wet films.
  • Remarkably, this ability appears to stem from a small number of common mechanisms involving accumulation of two disaccharides, trehalose and sucrose.
  • Over the past three decades we and others have established that disaccharides such as trehalose and sucrose are almost certainly involved in stabilizing the dry cells.


Mid 19th century: from trehala (from Turkish, denoting a sweet substance derived from insect cocoons) + -ose2.

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Saltos de línea: tre¦hal|ose

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