4 edition of Polysaccharides, topics in structure and morphology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by E.D.T. Atkins.|
|Series||Topics in molecular and structural biology ;, 8|
|Contributions||Atkins, E. D. T. 1941-|
|LC Classifications||QP702.P6 P65 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||85018048|
Microbes produce a biofilm matrix consisting of proteins, extracellular DNA, and polysaccharides that is integral in the formation of bacterial communities. Historical studies of polysaccharides revealed that their overproduction often alters the colony morphology and can be diagnostic in identifying certain species. The polysaccharide component of the matrix can provide many diverse benefits. Polysaccharides are the main macromolecules of colloidal nature in wines, and play a fundamental role in the technological properties and organoleptic characteristics of the wines. The role of the different wine polysaccharides will depend on their quantity but also on their chemical composition, molecular structure and origin. Wine polysaccharides originate from grapes and yeast acting during.
This book provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the structures and properties of polysaccharides, methods for their characterization, de novo synthesis, and modification, as well as advances in structure/function correlations. Many of these topics are summarized for the first time. Completely revised and expanded to reflect the latest advancements in the field, Polysaccharides: Structural Diversity and Functional Versatility, Second Edition outlines fundamental concepts in the structure, function, chemistry, and stability of polysaccharides and reveals new analytical techniques and applications currently impacting the cosmeti.
Historical studies of polysaccharides revealed that their overproduction often alters the colony morphology and can be diagnostic in identifying certain species. The polysaccharide component of the matrix can provide many diverse benefits to the cells in the biofilm, including adhesion, protection, and structure. In this timely book a cohort of experienced and authoritative experts review the most important innovations in research on and biotechnological applications of bacterial polysaccharides. The book takes an interdisciplinary view that examines this fascinating subject area in detail from molecular biology, genome-, transcriptome- and proteome-wide perspectives, and looks at the ecological.
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Topics in Structure and Morphology. Editors (view affiliations) E. Atkins; Book. 19 Citations; Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xi.
PDF. Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of polysaccharide structure and interactions. Benito Casu. Pages The nonstarch polysaccharides of cereal grains include cellulose, (1→3, 1→4)-β-d-glucans, heteroxylans (arabino-xylans), glucomannans, xyloglucans, pectic polysaccharides, callose, fructans, and the exception of the fructans and the arabinogalactan-proteins, all are key components of the walls of cells in the various tissues that comprise the grain (Figure 1a.
Polysaccharides in Food is a collection of papers that discusses concepts and advancements related to polysaccharides found in food products. The book is divided into five parts; Part I deals with topics such as the polysaccharides of the plant cell during growth; polysaccharide structure in solutions and gels; and the solvent interactions and solution behavior of carbohydrates.
This book discusses the methods used for the isolation, purification, and structural determination of the various types of polysaccharide.
Organized into 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the almost universal occurrence of natural macromolecules in living Polysaccharides where they form a. Starch is a plant polysaccharide that is predominantly found in cereal grains, roots and tubers such as potatoes, cassava and manioc, and legumes such as peas, chickpeas and beans (Table 1).The diversity in starch granule structure and properties is appalling.
Even cereal starches widely vary in properties (Tables 1 and 2).Starch occurs in intracellular granules and does not have any function. Polysaccharides form the basis for useful products, like xanthan gum, dextran, welan gum, gellan gum, diutan gum and pullulan.
Some of the polysaccharide-derived products have interesting and useful properties and show biological activities, such as immunomodulatory, antibacterial, anti-mutagenic, radioprotective, anti-oxidative, anti-ulcer. Understanding the solubility of polysaccharides is extremely important for their food applications as most functions of polysaccharides including stability, emulsifying property, drug delivery, membrane forming properties, etc., are all achieved in aqueous solution.
This chapter aims specifically at the mechanism of solubility of polysaccharides from the molecular level. Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of polysaccharide structure and interactions.
Pages Casu, Benito. Preview Buy Chap95 € Ultrastructure and morphology of crystalline polysaccharides. Pages Chanzy, H. (et al.) Book Title Polysaccharides Editors.
Atkins; Series Title Topics in Molecular and Structural Biology. Starch: It is the storage polysaccharide found in plant cells and exists in two forms: amylose is the helical form of starch comprised only of alpha-1,4 linkages and amylopectin that has a structure like glycogen except that the branched alpha-1,6 linkages are present on only about one in 30 monomers.
Alec Marantz, in Neurobiology of Language, Introduction. Within linguistics, morphology is the subdiscipline devoted to the study of the distribution and form of “morphemes,” taken to be the minimal combinatorial unit languages use to build words and phrases.
For example, it is a fact about English morphology that information about whether a sentence is in the past tense occurs. This excellent book deserves all the success attained by its predecessor. Professor Pieter S.
Steyn Senior Director, Research, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Past President, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Stephen / Food Polysaccharides, Second Edition DK_C Final Proof page v pm.
Part of the Topics in Molecular and Structural Biology book series (TMSB) Abstract The different morphologies and textures adopted by semicrystalline polymers have been described and classified for almost a century with the goal of relating their microstructure to the physical macroscopic properties of polymeric materials.
Polysaccharides have also demonstrated a wide range of bioactivities, and are found in a number of ethnopharmacological formulations. In each of these applications, polysaccharide functionality depends on their chemical structure, physical properties, and conformation, which are themselves dependent on several factors, such as genetic.
Abstract. Polysaccharides are versatile biopolymers. In nature they hold a wide range of different functions. Sometimes they behave as energy storage materials and well known examples are starch, glycogen and some plant seed polysaccharides such as locust bean gum and guar gum.
Abstract. The major surface polysaccharides of Staphylococcus aureus include the capsular polysaccharide (CP), cell wall teichoic acid (WTA), and polysaccharide intercellular adhesin/poly-β()-N-acetylglucosamine (PIA/PNAG). These glycopolymers are important components of the staphylococcal cell envelope, but none of them is essential to S.
aureus viability and growth in vitro. Sanghuangporous sanghuang is a rare medicinal fungus which contains polysaccharide as the main active substance and was used to treat gynecological diseases in ancient China.
The intracellular polysaccharide yield of S. sanghuang was enhanced by the strain A which was screened from mutant strains via atmospheric and room temperature plasma (ARTP) mutagenesis. Polymers, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. All bacteria, both pathogenic and saprophytic, are unicellular organisms that reproduce by binary fission.
Most bacteria are capable of independent metabolic existence and growth, but species of Chlamydia and Rickettsia are obligately intracellular organisms. Bacterial cells are extremely small and are most conveniently measured in microns ( m). They range in size from large cells such as.
Integrates the latest advances in polysaccharide chemistry and structure analysis, with the practical applications of polysaccharides in medicine and pharmacy, highlighting the role of glycoconjugates in basic biological processes and immunology.The polysaccharides serve as a structural organization in animals and plants.
Other functions of polysaccharides include: They store energy in organisms. Due to the presence of multiple hydrogen bonds, the water cannot invade the molecules making them hydrophobic.