Production and Characterization of the Intra‐ and Extracellular Carbohydrates and Polymeric Substances (EPS) of Three Sea‐Ice Diatom Species, and Evidence for a Cryoprotective Role for EPS

@article{Aslam2012ProductionAC,
  title={Production and Characterization of the Intra‐ and Extracellular Carbohydrates and Polymeric Substances (EPS) of Three Sea‐Ice Diatom Species, and Evidence for a Cryoprotective Role for EPS},
  author={Shazia N. Aslam and Tania Cresswell-Maynard and David N. Thomas and Graham J. C. Underwood},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48}
}
Diatoms and their associated extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) are major constituents of the microalgal assemblages present within sea ice. Yields and chemical composition of soluble and cell‐associated polysaccharides produced by three sea‐ice diatoms, Synedropsis sp., Fragilariopsis curta, and F. cylindrus, were compared. Colloidal carbohydrates (CC) contained heteropolysaccharides rich in mannose, xylose, galactose, and glucose. Synedropsis sp. CC consisted mainly of carbohydrates <8… 
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