cyclitol


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cyclitol

(ˈsɪklɪtɒl)
n
an alicyclic compound
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Inositol is a cyclitol present in animal and plant cells.
Ley SV, Parra M, Redgrave AJ, Sterunfeld F (1990) Microbial oxidation in synthesis: preparation of myo-inositol phosphates and related cyclitol derivatives from benzene.
Shikimic acid, commonly known as its anionic form shikimate, is a cyclohexene, a cyclitol and a cyclohexanecarboxylic acid.
Quinic acid (2) is a cyclitol present in a variety of plant species found in the human diet, such as cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.
Bioassay-directed fractionation of EHS following by inhibition of 12-0-tetradecanoyl-13-acetate (TPA)-mediated NF-[kappa]B activation led to the isolation of the cyclitols quinic acid (1) (85.
Fagopyritol B1, O-[alpha]-D-galactopyranosyl-(1 [right arrow] 2)-D-chiro-inositol, a galactosyl cyclitol in maturing buckwheat seeds associated with desiccation tolerance.
Oligosaccharides and galactosyl cyclitols in seed desiccation tolerance.
Accumulation of raffinose, stachyose, and the cyclitol galactosides begins when axis and cotyledon fresh weights approach maximum and continues through maximum dry matter accumulation and into seed desiccation in planta (Obendorf et al.
The cyclitol D-chiroinositol is thought also to provide a lowering of blood glucose (Ortmeyer et al.
He proposed a role for soluble carbohydrates, including raffinose series of oligosacchaarides and galactosyl cyclitol oligomers, in maturing seeds and somatic embryos in relation to seed storability, acquisition of desiccation tolerance during seed development and maturation, and loss of desiccation tolerance during germination.
The objective of the current study was to determine if galactosyl cyclitols accumulate in axis and cotyledon tissues of developing soybean seeds in association with the onset of desiccation tolerance and if the pattern of galactosyl cyclitol accumulation during in vitro culture of zygotic embryos is similar to that in planta.