chitobiose


chitobiose
The disaccharide repeating unit in chitin; differs from cellobiose only in the presence of an N-acetylamino group on carbon-2 in place of the hydroxyl group. However, the nonacetylated form is also referred to as c..

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chi·to·bi·ose .kīt-ə-'bī-(.)ōs, -(.)ōz n a disaccharide obtained from chitin by hydrolysis

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chi·to·bi·ose (ki″to-biґōs) a disaccharide, two N-acetylglucosamine moieties in β-(1,4) linkage, forming the basic repeating unit of chitin.

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