Medical Definition of Schardinger dextrin
: 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
Franz (flourished 1902), Austrian biochemist. Schardinger discovered xanthine oxidase in 1902.
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