Bivalent vs Saccharate - What's the difference?

bivalent | saccharate |


As nouns the difference between bivalent and saccharate

is that bivalent is (genetics) any bivalent chromosome while saccharate is a salt or ester of saccharic acid.

As an adjective bivalent

is (chemistry) having a valence of.

bivalent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Having a valence of .
  • (genetics) Of, or relating to a pair of homologous synapsed chromosomes that occur during meiosis.
  • Derived terms

    * bivalence * bivalency

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) Any bivalent chromosome.
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    saccharate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A salt or ester of saccharic acid.
  • A metallic derivative of a sugar, usually with a bivalent metal - especially sucrate (not used systematically)