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Heterogeneity of the genus Myrothecium as revealed by cell wall polysaccharides.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10816049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The polysaccharides obtained from the alkali-extractable, water-soluble fraction (F1SS) from the cell wall of Myrothecium verrucaria and Myrothecium atroviride were shown to be composed of beta-(1-->6)-galactofuranose fully substituted at O-2 by terminal residues of alpha-glucopyranose and alpha-glucuronic acid. Glucuronic acid was substituted at O-4 by glucopyranose in the Myrothecium species M. inundatum, M. setiramosum, M. prestonii, M. tongaense and M. roridum. The acidic polysaccharides from Phaeostilbella atra (=Myrothecium atrum) and Myrothecium gramineum lacked the backbone of 2,6 di-O-substituted galactofuranose and contained a high amount of O-5-substituted beta-galactofuranose. The structures of the polysaccharides isolated from Myrothecium cinctum and Myrothecium penicilloides were unrelated to each other and to the polysaccharides from the other species analysed. The usefulness of these polysaccharides as a characteristic for delimitation of the genus Myrothecium is discussed.
O Ahrazem; B Gómez-Miranda; A Prieto; M Bernabé; J A Leal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of microbiology     Volume:  173     ISSN:  0302-8933     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-21     Completed Date:  2000-07-21     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410427     Medline TA:  Arch Microbiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  296-302     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Ascomycota / chemistry,  classification*,  genetics*
Carbohydrate Conformation
Carbohydrate Sequence
Cell Wall / chemistry*
Genetic Variation*
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Molecular Sequence Data
Polysaccharides / analysis,  chemistry*
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