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raffinose is a triholoside.
raffinose is triholoside (figure 1) whose empirical formula is C18H32O15. Its is 488 G.mol-1.
Its official name is it ?-D-galactopyrannosyl(1->6)?-D-glucopyrannosyl(1->2)?-D-fructofurannoside. It can be symbolized by Gal-Glc-Fru.
A?-galactosidase hydrolysis it raffinose in and in .
To be able sweetening
raffinose is not a sugar , carbons hemiacetalic are implied in osidic connection.