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Structure of a neutral glycan from the lipopolysaccharides of reference strains for Serratia marcescens serogroups O2 and O3.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1283379     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Serogroups O2 and O3 of Serratia marcescens are differentiated by acidic glycans present in the aqueous phase when lipopolysaccharides are extracted from the reference strains by the aqueous-phenol method. The phenolic phases of these extracts from both strains also contain lipopolysaccharides, from which the same neutral glycan is released on milk acid hydrolysis. The neutral glycan has the disaccharide repeating-unit shown, and accounts for the cross-reactions between the two serogroups and also with serogroup O21: --> 4)-alpha-D-GlcpNAc-(1-->4)-beta-D-ManpNAc-(1--.
D Oxley; S G Wilkinson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  FEMS microbiology letters     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0378-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  FEMS Microbiol. Lett.     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-26     Completed Date:  1993-02-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705721     Medline TA:  FEMS Microbiol Lett     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Chemistry, University of Hull, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Carbohydrate Sequence
Lipopolysaccharides / chemistry*
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Molecular Sequence Data
Molecular Structure
O Antigens
Polysaccharides / chemistry*
Polysaccharides, Bacterial / chemistry
Serratia marcescens / chemistry*,  classification*,  immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lipopolysaccharides; 0/O Antigens; 0/Polysaccharides; 0/Polysaccharides, Bacterial

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