Characterization of the highly branched glycogen from the thermoacidophilic red microalga Galdieria sulphuraria and comparison with other glycogens

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Martinez-Garcia, Marta; Stuart, Marc C A; van der Maarel, Marc J E C;
(2016)
  • Subject: Glycogen | Branching | Galdieria sulphuraria | Glucan | Red algae | FLORIDEAN STARCH | POLYSACCHARIDES | ALGAE | CHROMATOGRAPHY | PHYTOGLYCOGEN | RHODOPHYTA | FEATURES | AMYLOSE | GLUCANS | GLUCOSE | To be checked by Faculty

The thermoacidophilic red microalga Galdieria sulphuraria synthesizes glycogen when growing under heterotrophic conditions. Structural characterization revealed that G. sulphuraria glycogen is the most highly branched glycogen described to date, with 18% of alpha-(1 -> ... View more
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