Polysaccharide Antigens

Polysaccharide Antigens

Polysaccharide Antigens

Polysaccharide

Polysaccharide
Polysaccharide
  • For animals, it serves as a store of energy.
  • It is the main kind of carbohydrate that animals store in their bodies.
  • In water, it is insoluble. If you combine it with iodine, it becomes brown-red.
  • When hydrolyzed, it also produces glucose.
Glycogen
Glycogen

Inulin

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polysaccharide

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology/polysaccharide

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7838237/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7838237/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000862150300449X#:~:text=Polysaccharide%20antigens%20are%20mostly%20poor,isotype%20restriction%20and%20delayed%20ontogeny.&text=13-,Children%20below%202%20years%20of%20age,respond%20poorly%20to%20polysaccharide%20antigens.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14670715/

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