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galactans

an ingredient of the toxins of Mycoplasma spp.
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Slight differences in sulfatation of algal galactans account for differences in their anticoagulant and venous antithrombotic activities.
Klason lignin and galactan contents were also reduced by a high total dose.
Lowary of the University of Alberta in Edmonton and his coworkers are looking for inhibitors of the enzymes that assemble galactans for the middle layer of the cell wall when the microbe replicates.
Gorshkova TA, Chemikosova SB, Lozovaya VV, Carpita NC (1997) Turnover of galactans and other cell wall polysaccharides in developing flax plants.
Since the uronic acids are the backbone units of pectin, and PC1 seems to describe variation of galactans, the galactan portion of pectin was not related to variation in seed weight.
For example, structural studies on sulfated polysaccharides and galactans of algae using [sup.