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Distribution and Biological Role. The Chemistry and Biology by Endre A. Balazs, Roger W. Jeanloz

By Endre A. Balazs, Roger W. Jeanloz

The Amino Sugars: The Chemistry and Biology of Compounds Containing Amino Sugars, quantity IIA: Distribution and organic position specializes in the chemistry, actual chemistry, and biochemistry of certainly taking place and synthetically ready amino sugars and amino sugar-containing molecules, in addition to the organic and clinical value of those molecules.
The choice first deals details at the distribution of amino sugars in microorganisms, crops, and invertebrates and amino sugars and macromolecules containing amino sugars in liver. Discussions specialise in microorganisms, invertebrates, amino sugar composition, catabolism of amino sugars, and metabolic interrelationships among amino sugars and different sugars. The textual content then takes a glance at amino sugars and macromolecules containing amino sugars in kidney and amino sugar-containing compounds in urine.
The e-book takes a glance at glycoproteins in salivary glands, saliva, and sputum; glycosaminoglycans and glycoproteins in pores and skin; and amino sugar-containing compounds in tumors. The textual content additionally evaluates glycosaminoglycans in umbilical wire and glycosaminoglycans and glycoproteins in synovial fluid.
The choice is a accountable reference for readers attracted to the examine of amino sugars.

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The latter interaction results in the formation of products behaving similarly to amino sugars in the ElsonMorgan reaction. I t should also be noted that low molecular weight derivatives of amino sugars have been only rarely found in invertebrates. It appears that the only other amino sugar which is rather widely distributed in the invertebrates is neuraminic acid. 3 32-37 64 55 32 49 42-60 Sarcophaga, puparium 47 Tsao and Richards, 1952 Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Tauber, 1934 Campbell, 1929 Tauber, 1934 Lafon, 1943 Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Koch, 1932 Lafon, 1943; Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Lafon, 1943 Tsao and Richards, 1952 Pepper and Hastings, 1943 Lafon, 1943 Koch, 1932 Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Lafon, 1943 Taso and Richards, 1952 Dennell, 1946; Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 Fraenkel and Rudall, 1947 62 80 Lafon, 1948 Lafon, 1948 CrusUdiiect Carcinides, Noncalcified Calcified, minus lime sialic acids, have been found by Warren (1963) in all species of Cephalochorda, Hemichorda, and Echinodermata tested, but only in a very small number of other invertebrates (see later paragraphs).

The sialic acid present in these membranes was not extractable into organic solvents, even after digestion with trypsin. 50 Robert G. Spiro C. Amino Sugar-Containing Nucleotides UDP-iV-acetylglucosamine has been isolated from guinea-pig liver by Smith and Mills (1954), and its concentration in the liver of this species is shown in Table III. 3 Smith and Mills, 1954 Papenberg, 1961 Papenberg, 1961 Papenberg, 1961 α Values expressed per 100 g wet weight of tissue. isolated from the perchloric acid extract of rat liver (Hurlbert and Potter, 1954) and has been shown to be present in human liver (Table III) and in salmon liver (Tsuyuki, Chang, and Idler, 1958).

Known of the chemical composition of these substances. The presence of amino sugars in jelly-coat substances or fertilizins of various species of sea-urchin eggs was reported (Tyler, 1949) ; other workers, however, showed that these observations were erroneous (Vasseur and Immers, 1949; see also Kabat, 1956) because of the misinterpretation of the interaction of sugars and amino acids. The latter interaction results in the formation of products behaving similarly to amino sugars in the ElsonMorgan reaction.

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