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Glucans from fruit bodies of cultivated mushrooms Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus eryngii: Structure and potential prebiotic activity
Abstract Cultivated oyster mushrooms (genus Pleurotus ) are interesting as a source of biologically active glucans. Partially, β-glucan from Pleurotus sp. (pleuran) has been used as food supplementsExpand
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Structure and antitumour activity of fucoidan isolated from sporophyll of Korean brown seaweed Undaria pinnatifida
Abstract Fucoidan from the sporophyll (Miyeokgui) of cultured Korean brown seaweeds Undaria pinnatifida (Miyeok) is interesting due to its various biological activities. This polysaccharide wasExpand
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Infrared spectroscopy and outer product analysis for quantification of fat, nitrogen, and moisture of cocoa powder.
The combination of the near infrared (NIR) and Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) absorbance spectra (1100-2500nm and 4000-600cm(-1)) of 100 cocoa powder samples was used to build calibration modelsExpand
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Mushrooms of genus Pleurotus as a source of dietary fibres and glucans for food supplements
Synytsya A., Míčková K., Jablonský I., Sluková M., Čopíková J. (2008): Mushrooms of genus Pleurotus as a source of dietary fibres and glucans for food supplements. Czech J. Food Sci., 26: 441–446.Expand
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Use of FT-IR spectroscopy as a tool for the analysis of polysaccharide food additives
Abstract This work purposes the characterisation of food additive polysaccharides such as starch, glucomannan and carrageenan by the use of the information of the principal components of the FT-IRExpand
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Effect of pectin and amidated pectin on cholesterol homeostasis and cecal metabolism in rats fed a high-cholesterol diet.
Two experiments were performed to compare the effect of pectin and its hydrophobic derivatives on homeostasis of cholesterol and cecal metabolism in male young rats. Control rats were fed a dietExpand
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Cell Wall Polysaccharides of Marine Algae
Marine algae are interesting as a plentiful source of many bioactive compounds, including polysaccharides, which represent various structurally different polymers of high diversity in monosaccharideExpand
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13C CP/MAS NMR Spectroscopy in the Analysis of Pectins
Abstract 13C CP/MAS NMR spectra of powder commercial pectins were recorded and interpreted. NMR spectral results were applied for the calculation of galacturonic acid content (GalA), degrees ofExpand
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Amidation of highly methoxylated citrus pectin with primary amines
Abstract Partially amidated pectin derivatives (N-alkyl pectinamides) were prepared from highly methoxylated citrus pectin by treatment with different primary amines in methanol. The characterisationExpand
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