A mannan produced by Bacillus polymyxa

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1139/v59-144
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Journal titleCanadian Journal of Chemistry
Pages10121017; # of pages: 6
AbstractDuring the fermentation of glucose, sucrose, or lactose by Bacilluspolymyxa, a mixture of polysaccharides is formed, one of which has been isolated by mild procedures and shown to contain mannose as the only sugar together with approximately 13% protein. Acid hydrolysis of the methylated mannan gave 2,3,4,6-tetra-O-methyl-D-mannose, 2,4,6-tri-O-methyl-D-mannose, 3,4,6-tri-O-methyl-D-mannose, and 3,4-di-O-methyl-D-mannose in the approximate ratio 2:1:1:2. Periodate oxidation results are in agreement with the methylation data and indicate a molecular weight of approximately 3000.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC number5159
NPARC number21274501
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