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Maltotriose



Maltotriose
Molecular formula C18H32O16
Molar mass 504.437
CAS number 1109-28-0
PubChem 871
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Maltotriose is a trisaccharide (three-part sugar) consisting of three glucose molecules linked with 1,4 glycosidic bonds.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is produced by the action of alpha amylase on amylose and starch due to the random manner in which alpha amylase hydrolyses α-1,4 glycocidic bonds.

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