What is it?
Trehalose is a sugar consisting of two molecules of glucose. It is also known as mycose or tremalose. Some bacteria, fungi, plants and invertebrate animals synthesize it as a source of energy, and to survive freezing and lack of water.
New Insights into Trehalose Metabolism by Saccharomyces cerevisiae – PDF
Effects of a Single Ingestion of Trehalose during Prolonged Exercise – PDF – Trehalose as a disaccharide allows for metabolism of lipids for energy needs.
Yeast Stress, Aging, and Death – Ethanol and Acetate Acting as Carbon/Energy Sources Negatively Affect Yeast Chronological Aging – PDF