galactan


galactan
Polymer of galactose.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Galactan — is a polysaccharide consisting of polymerized galactose.ee also* agarExternal links* …   Wikipedia

  • galactan — galaktanas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Polisacharidas, esantis spygliuočių medienoje, viena hemiceliuliozių. atitikmenys: angl. galactan rus. галактан …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • galactan — gəˈlaktən, ˌtan noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary galact + an : any of several polysaccharides of plant or animal origin (as agar, arabogalactans, and the galactan occurring in the albumin glands of the snail Helix pomatia) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galactan — Galactane sind eine Gruppe verzweigter, wasserlöslicher Polysaccharide, die zu den Hemicellulosen gehören. Sie kommen als Strukturkomponenten in den Zellwänden bestimmter Rotalgen Gattungen, nicht aber in der Zellwand von Eubakterien vor. Siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • galactan — /geuh lak teuhn, tan/, n. Biochem. any of the class of hexosans, as agar, that yield galactose upon hydrolysis. Also, galactosan. [1885 90; < G; see GALACT , ANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • galactan — noun A polysaccharide consisting of many galactose residues …   Wiktionary

  • galactan — ga·lac·tan gə lak tən, .tan n any of several polysaccharides of plant or animal origin (as agar) that yield galactose on hydrolysis * * * ga·lac·tan (gə lakґtən) any polymer composed of galactose residues and occurring in plants, e.g.,… …   Medical dictionary

  • galactan — n. chemical substance which produces galactose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • galactan — ga·lac·tan …   English syllables

  • galactan — /gəˈlæktən/ (say guh laktuhn) noun any of the polymers of galactose, composing several gums, agar, and fruit pectins …   Australian English dictionary


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