Fructan from Erwinia herbicola

  title={Fructan from Erwinia herbicola},
  author={James D. Blake and Marilyn L. Clarke and Per-Erik Jansson and Keith E. McNeil},
  journal={Journal of Bacteriology},
  pages={1595 - 1597}
Levan production by strains of Erwinia herbicola is common, and this property has some taxonomic significance for species differentiation within the "herbicola" group. The extracellular polysaccharide elaborated by strain 403 was characterized by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and methylation analysis. Results showed it to be a typical bacterial levan. 

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