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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2008
Review
2008
Sulfated fucans and galactans are strongly anionic polysaccharides found in marine organisms. Their structures vary among species… (More)
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2005
2005
We report for the first time that marine angiosperms (seagrasses) possess sulfated polysaccharides, which are absent in… (More)
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2004
2004
We investigated the mechanisms of anticoagulant activity mediated by sulfated galactans. The anticoagulant activity of sulfated… (More)
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2004
2004
The Fourier transform infrared spectra of agar, agarose, κ-, ι-, and λ-carrageenan, and ofChondrus canaliculatus, Iridaea ciliata… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The brown seaweed Adenocystis utricularis (family Adenocystaceae, order Ectocarpales sensu lato) was extracted in parallel with… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Excessive softening is the main factor limiting fruit shelf life and storage. Transgenic plants modified in the expression of… (More)
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2001
2001
The wide uses of the algal galactans agar, agarose and carrageenans arebased on their unique properties to form strong gels in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Modifications in cell wall pectic polysaccharides are thought to influence cell-cell adhesion and the mechanical properties of… (More)
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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… (More)
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