Results for: Trehalose

In Skin Care

Trehalose in cosmetic preparation?

Trehalose is a sugar which is found actually in cactus plants. It is this sugar which protects cactus from drying in deserts and retaining water as trehalose has a property of ( Full Answer )
In Biochemistry

What is the composition of trehalose?

Answer \n. \nTrehalose (or mycose) is a disaccharide composed of two glucose residues. The glucose residues are linked by an α 1→4 glycosidic bond.
In Biochemistry

Two monosaccharides in trehalose?

As you look at the structural formula of Trehalose, look to the left side of it. Depending how it's drawn convert just that side to a Haworth projection to make it easier. The ( Full Answer )
In Chemistry

Is trehalose a reducing sugar?

Trehalose is a non-reducing sugar because of the orientation of the second glucose molecule. This orientation places this glucose's anomeric, or "first" carbon directly in the ( Full Answer )