arabitol


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arabitol

[ə′rab·ə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH2OH(CHOH)3CH2OH An alcohol that is derived from arabinose; a sweet, colorless crystalline material present inDandLforms; soluble in water; melts at 103°C. Also known as arabite.
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Arabitol provided by lichenous fungi enhances ability to dissipate excess light energy in a symbiotic green alga under desiccation.
Altogether 12 saccharides and sugar alcohols (glucose, galactose, fructose, arabinose, xylose, ribose, fucose, cellobiose, glucitol, mannitol, arabitol, and myoinositol) were identified using capillary electrophoresis.
Surprisingly, arabinose and arabitol were not present in the wines made from hybrid grapes.
xylitol, arabitol), (c) promoting cellulose susceptibility for subsequent acid or enzymatic hydrolysis, and (d) avoiding occurrence of environmental problems due to usage of drastic chemical treatments used (Magee & Kosaric, 1985; Ghosh & Singh, 1993).
0.5 mg, Fluka) and arabitol (0.5 mg, as internal standard) were suspended in 0.10 ml of water to which 0.15 ml of concentrated hydrochloric acid (32%) was added.
Biochemical characterization of strain B14 Characteristic Strain B14 Colony pigmentation Creamy Motility Utilization of: + Lactose + Xylose + Maltose + Fructose + Dextrose + Galactose + Raffinose + Trihalose + Melobiose + Sucrose + L-arabinose + Mannose - Inulin + Sodium gluconate + Glycerol + Salicin - Dulcitol - Inositol - Sorbitol - Mannitol + Adonitol - Arabitol - Erythritol - a-methyl-D-glucoside - Rhamnose - Cellobiose + Melezitose + a-methyl-D-mannoside - Xylitol - D-arabinose + Citrate - Malonate - Sorbose - ONPG hydrolysis + Esculin hydrolysis + Table 2.
Simultaneous determination of arabitol and mannose by gas-liquid chromatography in experimental candidiasis.
Biochemical tests were performed to determine the ability of these microbial strains to metabolize varied carbon sources such as Carbohydrates (Adonitol, Arabitol, Cellobiose, Glucose, Maltose, Mannitol, Mannose, Palatinose, Sucrose, Tagatose, Trehalose); Carbohydrates derivatives (Sorbitol, Citrate); Lipids (Lipases) & nitrogenous wastes such as urea (Urease-producing).