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any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules

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Polysaccharides containing beta-1,4 linkages, such as cellulose, chitin and mannan, form extended ribbon-like structures stabilized by strong inter-residue hydrogen bonds, which yield hydrophobic sheets--structures.
As one of the most abundant substances in nature, polysaccharides have been proved by many scientific researches to be a group of natural immunomodulator.
Conclusion: In this study of MCO members, increasing exposure to antibody-stimulating proteins and polysaccharides in vaccines during the first 2 years of life was not related to the risk of developing an ASD.
E-Juice Plus uses Ganoderma Extract that has a powerful 4:1 extract standardized to 10% polysaccharides.
Without these proteins, the polysaccharides by themselves would not trigger an adequate immune response in young children.
After studying the polysaccharide-rich fractions from the three teas, researchers found that the black tea had lower molecular weight polysaccharides.
Most importantly, the particular chemical composition of the polysaccharides is different in each tissue and organ of the body.
While the papers are organized into sections on bacterial cell wall structures and polysaccharides, microbial polysaccharides in human pathogens, polysaccharides in pathogens of the oral cavity, polysaccharides and biofilm formation, polysaccharides in plant-associated bacteria, polysaccharides of lactic acid bacteria, and commercial applications of microbial polysaccharides, common themes such as biofilm formation, coupling of polysaccharide synthesis with intracellular metabolic functions, and the embedding of regulatory pathways controlling polysaccharide synthesis in global (often virulence-associated) regulatory hierarchies run throughout the collection.
By contrast, naturally occurring polysaccharides are shear stable, biodegradable, cheap, and easily available from reproducible farm and forest resources [7, 8]; yet they are less efficient flocculants and have a shorter shelf-life due to biodegradability (1).
candidates for the Company's Novel Anti-Inflammatory Polysaccharides (NAIPs)
Polysaccharides are polymers made up of many simple carbohydrates (sugars) linked together into long, continuous molecules.
Polysaccharides received EPA funding for the extrusion experiments because of levan's potential use as benign packaging in marine environments.
Over the next 2 weeks, all the animals ate sterilized chow rich in polysaccharides, which are sugars that neither mice nor people can digest without the help of certain gut bacteria, including B.