The same thing may be accomplished by substituting for a part of the milk sugar in the baby's food a similar quantity of maltose.
Weigh out French maltose, 40 grammes, and dissolve in the agar.
The amylopsin likewise in the pancreatic secretion acts upon the starch and dextrin, changing them to maltose.
maltose or malt sugar is formed from starch in germinating seeds.
When hydrolyzed, either by dilute acids or by maltase, one molecule of maltose yields two molecules of glucose.
maltose is absorbed and assimilated, converted into glycogen.
The higher the percentage of maltose, the more laxative the food.
The last is used to convert starch into maltose, the first is used to convert maltose into fermentable sugar.
maltose seems to help the children to gain more rapidly in weight than when only milk or cane sugar is used.
The mixing of the raw flour with barley or other malt effects the conversion of the starch of the grain into maltose.
maltose mal·tose (môl'tōs', -tōz')
A white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starch.