heteropolysaccharide


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heteropolysaccharide

[¦hed·ə·rō‚päl·ē′sak·ə‚rīd]
(biochemistry)
A polysaccharide which is a polymer consisting of two or more different monosaccharides.
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The biomicrogels are obtained from pectin, a heteropolysaccharide found in some fruit, including apples, and from cellulose, an organic polymer found in plants, he explained.
Xylan is a heteropolysaccharide consisting of [beta]-1,4-linked Dxylose monomers in connection with side branches of arabinosyl, glucuronosyl, acetyl, uronyl, and mannosyl residues (Tsujibo et al, 1997).
2006) showed that it was a type of heteropolysaccharide composed of glucose, galactose, arabinose, mannose, rhamnose, and xylopyranose.
The results show that both CPS and RPS are heteropolysaccharide composing of the same monosaccharide components including galactose, mannose, arabinose, xylose, rhamnone and 3 unidentified in the molecule.
Xanthan gum is a heteropolysaccharide derived from the protective coating of the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris that is commonly used as food additive, rheology modifier, food thickening, and stabilizer [16].
GAGs are composed of repeating disaccharide units linked end-to end to form linear heteropolysaccharide chains (Figure 3).
It is a heteropolysaccharide with a homopolymeric chain of 1,4,[beta]-d-xylosidic linkages with the backbone comprising of O-acetyl, [alpha]-L-arabinofuranosyl, and 1, 2-linked glucuronic or 4-O-methylglucuronic acid [3].
In the extracellular matrix of nasal polyps, the majority of water molecules are located in hyaluronian heteropolysaccharide helix [37].
Other subjects covered include a complex-flow mathematical model of sulfur deposition in gas pools, the use of heteropolysaccharide in acid gas injection, geochemical recovery of carbon dioxide, and a coupled mathematical model of gas migration in cemented annulus with a mud column in an acid gas well.
Determination of sugars in heteropolysaccharide by phenol-sulfuric acid method.
Xanthan gum is an another industrially important exocellular heteropolysaccharide natural gum, used as thickening agent [22] and also has been used as hydrophilic sustained release matix material for different drugs [23,24].
Gellan gum, an exocellular heteropolysaccharide, is secreted by bacteria and is an excellent gelling agent.