- Sucrose: Found in carrot, fruits and beet sugar.
- Lactose: Also known as milk sugar and is not soluble as sucrose and is less sweet. On hydrolysis produces one molecule of glucose and one molecules of galactose.
- Maltose: Produced from starch during the germination of barley and on hydrolysis produces two molecules of glucose.
- Cellobiose: Is the repeating unit of cellulose and is less soluble and less sweet.
- Trehalose: Is disaccharides present in fungi and sea weeds.
- Raffinose: Is trisaccharide and on hydrolysis produces glucose, fructose and galactose.
- Stachyose: Occurs in seed of legumes, on hydrolysis produces two molecules of galactose, one molecule of glucose and one molecule of fructose.
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