Isomaltose

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Isomaltose
Isomaltose structure.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 499-40-1 YesY
PubChem 439193
ChemSpider 388333 N
MeSH Isomaltose
ChEBI CHEBI:113902 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C12H22O11
Molar mass 342.30 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Isomaltose is a disaccharide similar to maltose, but with a α-(1-6)-linkage instead of the α-(1-4)-linkage. It is a reducing sugar. Both of the sugars are glucose and pyranoses. Isomaltose is produced when high maltose syrup is treated with the enzyme transglucosidase (TG) and is one of the major components in the mixture isomaltooligosaccharide.

It is a product of the caramelization of glucose. [1]

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  1. ^ Sugisawa, Hirqshi; Edo, Hiroshi (1966). "The Thermal Degradation of Sugars I. Thermal Polymerization of Glucose". Journal of Food Science 31 (4): 561. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2621.1966.tb01905.x.