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  • ß-D-Glucose

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    β-D-Glucose is critical for production of proteins and the lipid metabolism. β-D-Glucose is a main source of energy for living organisms and is combined into glucosides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, polysaccharides (cellulose and starch), and glycogen. D-Glucose, a naturally…

  • Dextran, Clinical Grade

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    Dextran is a high molecular weight polymer of anhydroglucose. It is composed of approximately 95% alpha-D-(1-->6) linkages. The remaining a(1-->3) linkages account for the branching of dextran. Dextrans are used in many applications as volume extenders, stabilizers, matrix components,…

  • ß-D-(-)-Fructose

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    Fructose, or fruit sugar, is a simple monosaccharide found in many plants. It is one of the three dietary monosaccharides, along with glucose and galactose, that are absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion. Fructose is a 6-carbon polyhydroxyketone. It is an isomer of glucose which…

  • D-(+)-Raffinose Pentahydrate

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    Raffinose family of oligosaccharides (RFOs) are alpha-galactosyl derivatives of sucrose, and the most common are the trisaccharide raffinose. It composed of galactose, fructose, and glucose. Raffinose is hydrolysed to D-galactose and sucrose by D-galactosidase.

  • D-Sorbitol

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    D-Sorbitol is one of the 6 carbon sugar alcohols. It can be obtained by reduction of glucose, changing the aldehyde group to a hydroxyl group. D-Sorbitol may be used for washing spheroplasts and in isoelectric focusing to minimize endoosmotic flow in agarose gels. It may also be used to induce…

  • Sodium Alginate

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    Alginic Acid, Sodium Salt is a gelling polysaccharide extracted from giant brown seaweed. It is a straight chain, colloidal, polyuronic acid composed mainly of anhydro-b-D-mannuronic acid residues linked in the 1---->4 position. Alginic acid sodium is a gelling and nontoxic anionic…

  • Xanthan Gum from Xanthomonas campestris

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    Xanthan gum is a diet suspending agent that will maintain insolubles in a homogenous suspended state for at least 24 hours. Xanthan gum is a useful matrix component for drug delivery systems. It forms stable drug suspensions in aqueous media and soft gels with locust bean gum or guar gum. The…

  • L-(+)-Arabinose

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    L-(+)-Arabinose is the naturally occurring isomer and is a constituent of plant polysaccharides. L-(+)-Arabinose is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize pentose sugar isomerase(s). L-Arabinose is used in the bioproduction of L-ribose. L-Arabinose is the naturally…

  • Dextran, Molecular Weight 60,000-90,000

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    Dextran is a high molecular weight polymer of anhydroglucose. It is composed of approximately 95% α-D-(1-->6) linkages. The remaining a(1-->3) linkages account for the branching of dextran. Conflicting data on the branch lengths implies that the average branch length is less than three…

  • Alginic Acid Sodium Salt from Macrocystis pyrifera (Kelp)

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    Alginic acid sodium salt has been used in the flocculation of solids in water treatment; as sizing agent; thickener; emulsion stabilizer; and a suspending agent. It is used in the preparation of colloidal biodegradable structures such as gels, biofilms, beads, nanoparticles, and microcapsules…

  • N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine

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    N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine (D-GlcNAc) is a derivitized glucose monomer found in polymers of bacterial cell walls, chitin, hyaluronic acids and various glycans. Used to identify, differentiate and characterize N-acetyl-β-D-hexoaminidase(s).

  • Tragacanth Gum

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    Tragacanth is a polysaccharide mixture containing tragacanthin and bassorin. It is a natural gum obtained from the dried sap of several species of Middle Eastern legumes of the genus Astragalus, including A. adscendens, A. gummifer, A. brachycalyx, and A. tragacanthus. Tragacanth is used in…

  • Methyl Cellulose

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    Methyl cellulose is a chemical compound derived from cellulose. It is a hydrophilic white powder in pure form and dissolves in cold (but not in hot) water, forming a clear viscous solution or gel. It is used as a thickener and emulsifier in various food and cosmetic products. It is not digestible,…

  • Sucrose, ACS Grade

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    Simple carbohydrate. Sucrose is hydrolyzed to glucose and fructose by dilute acids and by invertase, a yeast enzyme. Upon hydrolysis the optical rotation falls and is negative when the hydrolysis is complete. The mixture of glucose and fructose is known as "Invert sugar". Sucrose can…

  • Polygalacturonic Acid from Pectin

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    Polygalacturonic acid is a water insoluble, transparent gelatinous acid existing in ripe fruit and some vegetables. It is a product of pectin degradation in plants, and is produced via the interaction between pectinase and pectin. Polygalacturonic acid sequesters metal ions. It also produces…

  • D-Mannitol

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    Mannitol is carbohydrate found in plants and plant exudates. D-Mannitol is used with boric acid in the manufacturing of dry electrolytic condensers for radio applications. In pharmacy, used as as excipient and diluent for solids and liquids. In analytical chemistry for boron determinations. In…

  • Dextran

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    Dextran is a high molecular weight polymer of anhydroglucose. It is composed of approximately 95% alpha-D-(1-->6) linkages. Dextrans with molecular weights greater than 10,000 behave as if they are highly branched. As the molecular weight increases, dextran molecules attain greater symmetry.…

  • Adonitol

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    Adonitol is a crystalline pentose alcohol (C5H12O5) formed by the reduction of ribose which does not reduce benedict solution. Adonitol (Ribitol), a pentose alcohol, is metabolized to teicholic acids used in the cell walls of gram positive bacteria. Adonitol is often compared to other cell…

  • Pullulan from Aureobasidium pullulans

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    Pullulan, edible plastic excellent in adhesivenss and film formability. Pullulan is a natural neutral polysaccharide produced from starch by cultivating a black yeast. Pullulan has been used in a study to assess bone tissue engineering. It has also been used in a study that investigated anti-fog applications.

  • D-(+)-Maltose Monohydrate

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    D-(+)-Maltose Monohydrate is an α(1→4) linked disaccharide of D-glucose. D-(+)-Maltose Monohydrate is used as a substrate for α-glucosidase. It is also used as a substrate for the identification, differentiation and characterization of enzymes such as maltase(s); maltose…

  • Sucrose, >=95% Purity

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    Sucrose is a simple carbohydrate. A disaccharide composed of glucose and fructose, which is used for a variety of applications. It is isolated from cane sugar; it is not synthetic. Sucrose can be used to prepare density gradients for cell/organelle separation. The refractive index of the…

  • D-(+)-Glucose

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    D(+)Glucose, Anhydrous is a granular monosaccharide. Glucose is a main source of energy for living organisms. Glucose occurs naturally in the free state in fruits and other parts of plants. Glucose is combined into glucosides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, the polysaccharides (cellulose and…

  • D-(+)-Galactose

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    Anhydrous, Cell culture reagent, ≥98%, White powder CAS Number: 59-23-4 Molecular Formula: C6H12O6 Molecular Weight: 180.2 Beilstein Registry Number : 1724619 EC Number: 200-416-4 MDL Number: MFCD00151230

  • Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder

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    Cellulose is an organic compound, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to over ten thousand β(1→4) linked D-glucose units. Cellulose is used as bulking agent, opacifier, anti-caking agent, extrusion aid and stabilizer for foams and emulsions. High purity…

  • Dextran Sulfate Sodium Salt (6,000-8,000 M.Wt)

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    Dextran sulfate is a polyanionic derivative of dextran produced by esterification of Dextran with chlorosulphonic acid. The sulfur content is approximately 17% which corresponds to an average of 1.9 sulfate groups per glucosyl residue of the dextran molecule. Dextran sulfate sodium (DSS) is the…

  • Glycol Chitosan

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    Glycol chitosan increases membrane permeability and leakage in Glycine max Harosoy 63w cells.

  • Pectin from Citrus Fruits

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    Pectin is a heterosaccharide, component of terrestrial plant cell walls. Pectin is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize pectinase(s). It is also used to study its degradation by pectinolytic bacteria.

  • Gellan Gum Powder

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    Gellan gum is a water-soluble polysaccharide produced by Pseudomonas elodea, a bacterium. Gelrite, gellan gum, is recommended as a gelling agent for use in place of agar in microbiological media. Gellan gum is used in a wide variety of immobilization matricies. As a food additive, gellan gum is…

  • ß-D-Glucose

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    β-D-Glucose is a main source of energy for living organisms. It is combined into glucosides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, the polysaccharides (cellulose and starch), and glycogen. β-D-glucose may contain up to 10% of α-isomer.

  • 3-O-Methyl-D-Glucose

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    3-O-Methyl-D-glucose is a non-metabolizable glucose analogue that is not phosphorylated by hexokinase. Varying concentrations of 3-O-methyl-D-glucopyranose were used to measure responses of jejunal and ileal short circuit currents to determine maximal transport capacity and carrier affinity in a…

  • Erlose

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    Erlose is used in studies on dietary preference and utilization of trisose sugars from aphid honeydew by various insects, such as honey bees and ants. Erlose may be used as a reference compound in assays that analyze the sugars of foods such as royal jelly and honey.

  • D-(+)-Glucose

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    D-(+)-Glucose is a monosaccharide. It is a mixture of α- and β-anomers, primarily the α-anomer. D-(+)-Glucose, anhydrous is a main source of energy for living organisms. It is combined into glucosides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, the polysaccharides (cellulose and starch),…

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