mannans


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man·nans

(man'anz),
1. Polysaccharides of mannose, found in various legumes and in the ivory nut.
2. Polysaccharides in which mannose is the monosaccharide present in highest proportion.
Synonym(s): mannosans

mannans

(măn′ănz)
Any of several polysaccharides of mannose.
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To ascertain this hypothesis, mannan synthase activity was tested in the presence of proteinase K, with or without Triton X-100.
In order to define the intracellular localization of AtCslA2 (putative mannan synthase encoded by a member of Arabidopsis CslA gene family), a fusion with GFP was constructed (AtCslA2-GFP) and transiently expressed in tobacco leaf protoplasts.
A role in interacting with a galactosyl transferase, that adds galactose onto a mannan backbone, has been hypothised for this domain in CtManS [15].
Membrane preparations from untransformed tobacco protoplasts showed an appreciable mannan synthase activity (370 nmol-min/mg of proteins) which increased by approximately 38% in the transformed cells.
(1994) Structures of cell wall mannans of pathogenic Candida tropicalis IFO 0199 and IFO 1647 yeast strains.
(1996) Structure and antigenicity of the mannans of Candida famata and Candida saitoana: Comperative study of the mannan of Candida guilliermondii.
(1981) Structural analysis of mannans from Candida albicans serotypes A and B and from Torulopsis glabrata by methylation gas chromatography mass spectrometry and exo-amannanase.
(1988) Structural studies of mannans from the cell walls of the pathogenic yeasts Candida albicans serotypes A and B and Candida parapsilosis.
He said Mannan had rendered unprecedented services for the people of the constituency.
Addition of avilamycin, mannan oligosaccharide and organic acids mixture to corn-soybean meal based broiler diets.
Effects of dietary mannan oligosaccharide, bacitracin methylene disalicylate, or both on the live performance and intestinal microbiology of turkeys.
Indices of response of young turkeys to diets containing mannan oligosaccharide or inulin.