cellobiose

noun
cel·lo·bi·ose | \ˌse-lə-ˈbī-ˌōs, -ˌōz\

Definition of cellobiose 

: a faintly sweet disaccharide C12H22O11 obtained by partial hydrolysis of cellulose

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For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018 For example, the enzyme cellobiose dehydrogenase from the fungus Phanerochaete sordida can break down sugars and generate electrical current when stuck onto carbon tubes only nanometers (billionths of a meter) wide. Charles Q. Choi, Washington Post, "How the body could power pacemakers and other implantable devices," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of cellobiose

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cellobiose

International Scientific Vocabulary cellulose + -o- + biose disaccharide, from bi- entry 1 + -ose entry 2

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cellobiose

noun
cel·lo·bi·ose | \ˌsel-ə-ˈbī-ˌōs, -ˌōz \

Medical Definition of cellobiose 

: a faintly sweet disaccharide C12H22O11 obtained by partial hydrolysis of cellulose

called also cellose

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