Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 378–379 | Cite as

Polysaccharides of brown algae V. Smith degradation of sargassan and pelvecyan

  • T. F. Solov'eva
  • V. A. Khomenko
  • A. F. Pavlenko
  • Yu. S. Ovodov


It has been shown that in pelvecyan and sargassan the monosaccharide residues have a high degree of substitution (sulfate groups, branching). The xylose residues present in these polysaccharides are oxidized by periodate to a considerable degree.


Xylose Propylene Glycol Periodate Fucose Glucuronic Acid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. F. Solov'eva
  • V. A. Khomenko
  • A. F. Pavlenko
  • Yu. S. Ovodov

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