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Glycogen from oyster

Type XI

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Description

Other Notes

High molecular weight

Preparation Note

Prepared by a modification of Bueding, E., and Orrell, S.A., Jr., J. Biol. Chem., 236, 2854 (1961).

Application

Oyster glycogen has been used to induce inflammation and to promote extravasation of granulocytes and neutrophils in animal models after intraperitoneal injection. Glycogen also acts as a vascular permeability probe.

General description

Glycogen is a branched polymer of glucose synthesized by animal cells for energy storage and release. It is constructed of predominantly α1→4 glycosidic bonds with branches created through α1→6 glycosidic bonds.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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