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Descriptor English: Maltose
Descriptor Spanish: Maltosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Maltose
Descriptor French: Maltose
Tree number(s): D09.698.365.450
D09.698.629.305.523
D09.947.750.523
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008320
Scope note: A dextrodisaccharide from malt and starch. It is used as a sweetening agent and fermentable intermediate in brewing. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: ISOMALTOSE is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Sweetening Agents
Registry Number: 69-79-4
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Glucose, 4-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-
DeCS ID: 8493
Unique ID: D008320
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Maltose - Preferred
Concept UI M0012956
Scope note A dextrodisaccharide from malt and starch. It is used as a sweetening agent and fermentable intermediate in brewing. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Maltose



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