pentosan


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pentosan

[′pen·tə‚san]
(biochemistry)
A hemicellulose present in cereal, straws, brans, and other woody plant tissues; yields five-carbon-atom sugars.
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Commercial enzyme supplementation of wheatbased diets raises ileal glycanase activities and improves apparent metabolisable energy, starch and pentosan digestibilities in broiler chickens.
The carbohydrates content was higher in banana pseudostem than in plantain pseudostem wastes while the pentosan contents were similar in the two samples.
Chemical degradation of wood: The relationship between strength retention and pentosan content.
On the other hand, the acid hydrolysis had the disadvantages that pentosan removal was lower and reaction period was longer (90 min) [17].
He's looking at the impact of anti-inflammatory drugs pentosan polysulfate as well as mycophenolate mofetil because of existing evidence that their use reduces protein excretion in the urine, a sign of kidney damage.
The high EMCs of unpeeled ginger could be attributed to the presence of pentosan which is known to be hygrophillic.
A little pentosan and cellulose are used during spawn run, but the majority of these carbohydrates are consumed during cropping, suggesting they play a role in fruit body enlargement or are precursors to the formation of Mannitol inside the mushroom cells.
Four of the most studied drugs are the analgesic flupirtine, intraventricular pentosan polysulphate, amantadine (a dopaminergic drug with anti-influenza virostatic actions) and the anti-malarial, quinacrine.
Pentosan is a low-molecular-weight he-parinoid compound that has anticoagulant and fibrinolytic effects.
A randomized trial followed, which compared cyclosporine with the approved agent pentosan poly sulfate sodium (PPS).
Administration of pentosan polysulfate to patients with human immunodeficiency virus-associated Kaposi's sarcoma.
The only drug specifically approved for IC is pentosan (Elmiron).