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 DeathEthanol and Acetate Acting as Carbon/Energy Sources Negatively Affect Yeast Chronological AgingPDF