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Schardinger dextrin

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noun Schar·ding·er dextrin \ˈshär-diŋ-ər-\

Medical Definition of Schardinger dextrin

  1. :  any of several nonreducing water-soluble low-molecular-weight polysaccharides formed by cultivation of a bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. macerans) upon starch solutions

Biographical Note for schardinger dextrin

Schardinger

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Franz

(flourished 1902), Austrian biochemist. Schardinger discovered xanthine oxidase in 1902.


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