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A nonreducing disaccharide composed of GLUCOSE and FRUCTOSE linked via their anomeric carbons. It is obtained commercially from SUGARCANE, sugar beet (BETA VULGARIS), and other plants and used extensively as a food and a sweetener.

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Tree Number(s): D09.698.629.305.770, D09.947.750.770

MeSH Unique ID: D013395

Registry Number: 57-50-1

Entry Terms:

  • Saccharose

Pharmacologic Action:

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