saccharifying


saccharifying
sac·char·i·fy || sə'kærɪfaɪ v. convert a complex carbohydrate into sugar

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  • Saccharifying — Saccharify Sac*char i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saccharified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saccharifying}.] [L. saccharon sugar + fy: cf. F. saccharifier.] To convert into, or to impregnate with, sugar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharifying enzyme — noun : amylase 2 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saccharified — Saccharify Sac*char i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saccharified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saccharifying}.] [L. saccharon sugar + fy: cf. F. saccharifier.] To convert into, or to impregnate with, sugar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saccharify — Sac*char i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saccharified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saccharifying}.] [L. saccharon sugar + fy: cf. F. saccharifier.] To convert into, or to impregnate with, sugar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharify — saccharification /seuh kar euh fi kay sheuhn/, n. saccharifier, n. /seuh kar euh fuy , sak euhr euh fuy /, v.t., saccharified, saccharifying. to convert (starch) into sugar. [1830 40; SACCHAR + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cereal processing — Introduction       treatment of cereals (cereal) and other plants to prepare their starch for human food, animal feed, or industrial use.        Nutrient composition of selected raw cereal grains (per 100 grams)Cereals, or grains, are members of… …   Universalium

  • saccharification — The process of saccharifying. * * * sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion sə .kar ə fə kā shən n the process of breaking a complex carbohydrate (as starch) into simple sugars sac·char·i·fy sə kar ə .fī, sa vt, fied; fy·ing * * * sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion (sə… …   Medical dictionary

  • enzyme — Synonyms and related words: beta amylase, carbohydrase, coenzyme, deoxyribonuclease, digestant, digester, digestive, esterase, holoenzyme, insulinase, lipase, lipoxidase, pepsin, polynucleotidase, protease, proteolytic enzyme, ribonuclease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • saccharify — /səˈkærəfaɪ/ (say suh karuhfuy) verb (t) (saccharified, saccharifying) to convert (starch, etc.) into sugar. –saccharification /səˌkærəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say suh.karuhfuh kayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • saccharify — [sə kar′ə fī΄] vt. saccharified, saccharifying [ SACCHAR + I + FY] to convert (starch or dextrin) into sugar, as by chemical means saccharification n …   English World dictionary


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