β-Eliminative Cleavage of the Acidic Polysaccharide of Fusarium sp. M7-1 by an Enzyme Preparation of Cellulomonas sp

Shojiro Iwahara, Takayuki Jikibara, Satoshi Miki, Kaoru Takegawa

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Abstract

By digestion with an enzyme preparation derived from a culture filtrate of Cellulomonas sp., an unsaturated disaccharide was produced accompanied by the release of mannose and β1 → 2mannobiose from the acidic oligomer mixture that was obtained from the acidic polysaccharide of Fusarium sp. M7-1 by acetolysis. The unsaturated disaccharide produced was isolated and identified as 4-deoxy-L-threo-hex-4-enopyranouronosyl α(1 → 2)-D-galactose. The same unsaturated sugar linked to the polysaccharide was also produced accompanied by the release of mannose and β → 2mannobiose from the acidic polysaccharide by the enzyme digestion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-425
Number of pages7
JournalAgricultural and Biological Chemistry
Volume54
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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