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Galactans

Known as: Galactans [Chemical/Ingredient], Polygalactoses, galactan 
Polysaccharides composed of repeating galactose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Abstract Fucoidan from the sporophyll (Miyeokgui) of cultured Korean brown seaweeds Undaria pinnatifida (Miyeok) is interesting… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Sulfated fucans and galactans are strongly anionic polysaccharides found in marine organisms. Their structures vary among species… Expand
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2004
Review
2004
Excessive softening is the main factor limiting fruit shelf life and storage. Transgenic plants modified in the expression of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study presents the chemical composition and antiviral activity against herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2) of… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Much of the early structural definition of the cell wall of Mycobacterium spp. was initiated in the 1960s and 1970s. There was a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We attempted to identify the specific structural features in sulfated galactans and sulfated fucans that confer anticoagulant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have characterized the structure of a sulfatedd-galactan from the red algae Botryocladia occidentalis. The following repeating… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To develop antibody probes for the neutral side chains of pectins, antisera were generated to a pectic galactan isolated from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Methods are reported that facilitate the structural characterization of complex sulphated galactans of the red algae. Two… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Composition chimique du bois, methodes d'analyse, structure des constituants hemicellulosique, degre de polymerisation des… Expand
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