galactogen


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ga·lac·to·gen

(gă-lak'tō-jen),
A polysaccharide containing galactose in various forms.
[galacto- + G. -gen, producing]
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Considering the importance of breastfeeding for mothers and infants, galactogens of natural or synthetic origin are recommended to stimulate milk production.
Galactogen catabolism by embryos of the freshwater snails, Bulinmaea megasoma and Lymnaea stagnalis.
similaris maintained under different population densities were analyzed, focusing on the oviposition, hatchability and galactogen content in these snails.
The galactogen was extracted according to Pinheiro and Gomes (1994) and determined by the 3,5 DNS technique (Sumner, 1924).
1996), through a chromatographic study, showed that the galactogen of the albumen gland of B.
However, this is the first time that the galactogen content is used to evaluate the reproductive biology of B.