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Pronunciation: ni'je-ros

Definition: A disaccharide obtained by the hydrolysis of amylopectins, consisting of two d-glucopyranose residues bound in an a1–3 linkage.

[fr. nigeran, a polysaccharide synthesized by Aspergillus niger]

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