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Characterization of sialyl and galactosyl residues on the body wall of different plant parasitic nematodes.

  title={Characterization of sialyl and galactosyl residues on the body wall of different plant parasitic nematodes.},
  author={Yitzhak Spiegel and E. V. J. Cohn and Sara Spiegel},
  journal={Journal of nematology},
  volume={14 1},
The plant parasitic nematodes Helicotylenchus multicinctus, Meloidogyne javanica, Tylenchulus semipenetrans, and Xiphinema index, differing in their host specificity and parasitic habits, were analyzed as to their cuticle surface sialyl, galaclosyl, and/or N-acetylgalactosaminyl residues. The procedure involved the selective oxidation of sialic acid and galactose/N-acetylgal-actosamine residues using periodate and galactose oxidase, respectively, to form reactive aldehyde groups. These… 

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