polysaccharides


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polysaccharides

Linked monosaccharides, as in starch, glycogen, and cellulose.
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Summary: Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region is expected to be a highly lucrative region for the growth of polysaccharides and oligosaccharides market
Until now, most food-grade Pickering stabilizers have been proteins or polysaccharides. Less attention has been given polysaccharide-protein polypeptide complexes.
[USPRwire, Tue Dec 04 2018] According to Fact.MR, the global market for polysaccharides and oligosaccharides is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.2% with respect to volume, throughout the period of assessment, 2017-2026.
Burton said that while the function of the arabinoglucan is not yet known, it may have properties that can be exploited for health, industrial and medical fields, like well-known polysaccharides, such as cellulose for paper and cotton, or xylans that can be used for as dietary supplements or drug delivery.
Plant polysaccharides have been known as an important immunostimulatory agent with broad spectrum, low toxicity, and few side effects [3].
Peach gum, produced from the fruit and trunk of peach tree in response of mechanical injury or microbial invasion, is composed of polysaccharides with complex structures [1 -4].
Bioactive polysaccharides have attracted extensive attention worldwide, and they are now considered as one functional component of traditional medicine.
Bioactive compounds from marine algae with antimicrobial activity have been ascribed to a variety of metabolites, such as polysaccharides, polyunsaturated fatty acids, phlorotannins and other phenolic compounds, and carotenoids (1).