cyclitol


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cyclitol

[′sī·klə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A cycloalkane that contains one hydroxyl group on each of three or more of the atoms constituting the ring.
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However, to our knowledge, there are no reports on the extraction of cyclitol using ionic liquid aqueous solution utilizing room temperature technology.
Bioassay-directed fractionation of EHS following by inhibition of 12-0-tetradecanoyl-13-acetate (TPA)-mediated NF-[kappa]B activation led to the isolation of the cyclitols quinic acid (1) (85.0[+ or -] 12.3 [micro]M) and L-( + )-bornesitol (2) ([IC.sub.50] = 27.5 [+ or -] 3.8 [micro]M), along with rutin (26.8 [+ or -] 6.3 [micro]M), Based on these lead compounds, the cyclitols per-(O-acetyl-lL-( + )-bornesitol (3) ([IC.sub.50] = 38.4 [+ or -] 6.2[micro]M), myo-inositol (4) (& gt; 180.2 [micro]M), scyllo-insitol (5) (83.0 [+ or -] 13.7[micro]M) and [beta]-D-galactoside-myo-inositol (6) (52.4 [+ or -] 8.4 [micro]M) were evaluated in the assay, but found to be somewhat (less active than 1 and 2.
This report describes the evaluation of their potential chemopreventive activity, along with other cyclitols.
Oligosaccharides and galactosyl cyclitols in seed desiccation tolerance.
Soluble oligosaccharides and galactosyl cyclitols in maturing soybean seeds in planta and in vitro.
Information about cyclitol transport in stem-leaf-pod explants was gathered from analysis of leaf discs, seed coats, cotyledon tissues, and axis tissues.
Galactosyl cyclitol accumulation enhanced by substrate feeding of soybean embryos, p.
Recently, there has been commercial interest in providing cyclitols as dietary supplements or as insulin substitutes (see http://www.insmed.com; http://www.
Pinitol has long been known to be a major carbohydrate in soybean plants (Phillips and Smith, 1974), where it is found in combination with small amounts of other cyclitols (Phillips et al., 1982; Streeter, 1985).
Fagopyritol B1, O-a-D-galactopyranosyl-(1 [arrow right] 2)-D-chiro-inositol, a galactosyl cyclitol in maturing buckwheat seeds associated with desiccation tolerance.
However, except for galactinol, the developmental pattern for accumulation of galactosyl cyclitols in developing soybean seeds has not been reported.