synthesis and degradation of iodophilic polysaccharides by dental plaque
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synthesis and degradation of iodophilic polysaccharides by dental plaque by John Dawson Ruby

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Published by University of West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.D.)--University of West Virginia, 1973.

StatementJohn Dawson Ruby.
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Open LibraryOL15457905M

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Arch, oral Bid. Vol, pp, Pergamon Press Ltd. Printeil in Ut. Britain. IODOPHILIC POLYSACCHARIDE SYNTHESIS BY HUMAN AND RODENT ORAL BACTERIA K. S. BERMAN* and R. J. GIBBONS Forsyth Dental Center and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Summary—The majority of the cultivable bacteria present in dental plaque possess the Cited by: 1. Arch Oral Biol. May;11(5) Iodophilic polysaccharide synthesis by human and rodent oral bacteria. Berman KS, Gibbons RJ. PMID:Cited by: Sources of polysaccharides of particular interest in this chapter are those from plants and include inulin, dextran, xylan and pectin, as their hydrolysis products are purported to be functional foods in the context of gastrointestinal health. An alternative use of degraded polysaccharides is in the treatment of disease. in contrast to proteins, polysaccharides do not have a defined _____. This is because no template is used to make polysaccharides. glucose. In plants, _____ is stored as starch, of which there are 2 forms: amylose and amylopectin (branches ). dental plaque _____ formed by bacterial growing on the surface of teeth is rich in dextrans.

Biochem.J. () 94, 75 TheBiosynthesisofPolysaccharides INCORPORATION OF D-[C]GLUCOSE AND D-[C]GLUCOSE INTO PLUM-LEAF POLYSACCHARIDES ByP. . Polysaccharides are generally degraded into oligosaccharides prior to their structural characterization, while the degradation methods can be classified into two big categories, non-specific Author: Steve W. Cui. Modern concepts of enzyme degradation of polysaccharides and technologies of natural polymers processing are analyzed. The book is intended for wide range of readers: students, post graduates, engineers and scientists engaged in polymer chemistry, organic and physical chemistry.1/5(3). Polysaccharides. STUDY. PLAY. Amylose. Straight chain polysaccharide composed entirely of a-D-glucose monomers (a-1,4-glycosidic linkages - repeating unit is maltose) Amylopectin. Important component of dental plaque; used in chromatography resins. Cellulose.

INTRODUCTION. Dental caries results from the interaction of specific bacteria with constituents of the diet within a biofilm termed ‘dental plaque’ (Bowen, ).Sucrose is considered the most cariogenic dietary carbohydrate, because it is fermentable, and also serves as a substrate for the synthesis of extracellular (EPS) and intracellular (IPS) polysaccharides in dental plaque (Newbrun Cited by: Chapter 2: Polysaccharides Polysaccharides are ubiquitous biopolymers built up from monosaccharides. They belong to the carbohydrates (sugars). 99% are located in plants. World sugar production: tons; world oil production: 40 x tons; world cellulose production x tons. Very often, polysaccharides are not pure. They are associated. tococci. On the plaque surface, one observes rods and filaments. Left: Interaction between host and plaque. Chemotactically reg-ulated immigration of polymor-phonuclear granulocytes (PMN, arrow). The black horizontal line indicates the level from which this sample of plaque was taken. 46 Three-week-old Plaque The composition of the supragin-File Size: KB. about the synthesis of glycogen and of amylopectin, or, perhaps, to adsorption of some fatty acid. The former explanation seems more likely, since Neisseria extracts convert crystalline corn amylose into a glycogen-like polysaccharide without the release of reducing sugars, but fail to do so if heated.