Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 12–15 | Cite as

Soluble polysaccharides of Rhodotorula flava

  • G. A. Vitovskaya
  • N. P. Elinov
  • I. S. Kozhina
  • G. Z. Mamatov
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Summary

1. The cellular and extracellular xylomannans of the yeast organismRh. flava are polymers of similar structure.

2. The xylomannan ofRh, flava is a branched polysaccharide, the main chain of which consists of D-mannose residues bound by α-1 → 3 linkages, and the side chains consist predominantly of xylose units.

Keywords

Xylose Mannose Periodate Partial Hydrolysis Sodium Periodate 

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© Consultants Bureau, a division of Plenum Publishing Corporation 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Vitovskaya
    • 1
  • N. P. Elinov
    • 1
  • I. S. Kozhina
    • 1
  • G. Z. Mamatov
    • 1
  1. 1.V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the USSRLeningrad Chemical and Pharmaceutical InstituteRussia

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