cellobiose

noun
cel·​lo·​bi·​ose | \ ˌse-lə-ˈbī-ˌōs How to pronounce cellobiose (audio) , -ˌōz \

Definition of cellobiose

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

Examples of cellobiose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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The first known use of cellobiose was in 1902

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“Cellobiose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellobiose. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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cellobiose

noun
cel·​lo·​bi·​ose | \ ˌsel-ə-ˈbī-ˌōs, -ˌōz How to pronounce cellobiose (audio) \

Medical Definition of cellobiose

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

called also cellose

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