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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
carbohydrate +     
alditol +   
apulose +  
carbohydrate acid +   
carbohydrate derivative +   
D-apiofuranose +  
deoxy sugar +   
monosaccharide +   
nucleoside +   
oligosaccharide +   
A compound in which monosaccharide units are joined by glycosidic linkages. The term is commonly used to refer to a defined structure as opposed to a polymer of unspecified length or a homologous mixture. When the linkages are of other types the compounds are regarded as oligosaccharide analogues.
polygalacturonide +  
polysaccharide +   
 disaccharide +   
 echinacoside +   
 pentasaccharide +   
 tetrasaccharide +   
 trisaccharide +   

Exact Synonyms: oligosaccharides
Related Synonyms: O-glycosylglycoside ;   O-glycosylglycosides ;   oligosacarido ;   oligosacaridos
Alternate IDs: CHEBI:25679 ;   CHEBI:35319 ;   CHEBI:7758
Xrefs: KEGG:C00930

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