World English Dictionary
cellobiose or cellose (ˌsɛləʊˈbaɪəʊz, ˈsɛləʊz)
a disaccharide obtained by the hydrolysis of cellulose by cellulase. Formula: C12H22O11
[C20: from cellulose + bi-1 + -ose²]
cellose or cellose
[C20: from cellulose + bi-1 + -ose²]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: cellophane-noodle
Next Definition: cellosolve
Words Near: cellose
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for cellose
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing cellose
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature