Galactan


Galactan

Galactane sind eine Gruppe verzweigter, wasserlöslicher Polysaccharide, die zu den Hemicellulosen gehören. Sie kommen als Strukturkomponenten in den Zellwänden bestimmter Rotalgen-Gattungen, nicht aber in der Zellwand von Eubakterien vor.

Siehe auch: Galaktose


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