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Schardinger dextrin

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

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

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

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