Sizofiran

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Sizofiran
Sizofiran.png
Identifiers
CAS number 9050-67-3 N
PubChem 7848598
KEGG D01535 YesY
Properties
Molecular formula (C6H10O5)n
Molar mass variable
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Sizofiran is a beta-glucan, also known as schizophyllan and abbreviated as SPG in many papers. It is a polysaccharide consisting of repeating β(1→3)-linked D-glucose units with occasional β(1→6)-branches.[1] This generates a very stiff triple-helical structure in water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b David B. Kony, Wolfgang Damm, Serge Stoll, Wilfred F. van Gunsteren, and Philippe H. Hünenberger (2007). "Explicit-Solvent Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Polysaccharide Schizophyllan in Water". Biophys J 93 (2): 442–455. doi:10.1529/biophysj.106.086116. PMC 1896245. PMID 17237195.