a white, crystalline powder, C 12 H 19 Cl 3 O 8 , produced synthetically from sucrose, about 600 times as sweet as sucrose but having no calories.
an extremely sweet but non-caloric chemical derivative, C12H19Cl3O3, of sucrose
Sucralose is 600 times sweeter than table sugar.
1976; prob. blend of sucrose + galactose
noun, Biochemistry. 1. invertase. noun 1. another name for invertase sucrase su·crase (sōō’krās’, -krāz’) n. See invertase.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline disaccharide, C 1 2 H 2 2 O 1 1 , the sugar obtained from the sugarcane, the sugar beet, and sorghum, and forming the greater part of maple sugar; sugar. noun 1. the technical name for sugar (sense 1) sucrose su·crose (sōō’krōs’) n. A nonreducing crystalline disaccharide made up […]
sucrosemia su·cro·se·mi·a (sōō’krō-sē’mē-ə) n. The presence of sucrose in the blood.
- Sucrose polyester
sucrose polyester sucrose pol·y·es·ter (pŏl’ē-ěs’tər, pŏl’ē-ěs’tər) n. A complex synthetic compound of sucrose and fatty acids that the body is unable to digest or absorb, produced commercially as a partial substitute for fats in cooking oils, shortening, butter, and other high-calorie or high-cholesterol foods.