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Extracellular biopolymers produced by freshwater cyanobacteria: a screening study

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    SYSNO ASEP0511650
    Document TypeJ - Journal Article
    R&D Document TypeJournal Article
    Subsidiary JČlánek ve WOS
    TitleExtracellular biopolymers produced by freshwater cyanobacteria: a screening study
    Author(s) Uhliariková, I. (SK)
    Chválová, B. (SK)
    Matulová, M. (SK)
    Cepák, Vladislav (BU-J) RID
    Lukavský, Jaromír (BU-J) RID, ORCID
    Capek, P. (SK)
    Source TitleChemical Papers. - : Springer - ISSN 2585-7290
    Roč. 73, č. 3 (2019), s. 771-776
    Number of pages6 s.
    Languageeng - English
    CountrySK - Slovakia
    KeywordsCyanobacteria ; Exopolymers ; Glycoconjugates ; Composition
    Subject RIVCE - Biochemistry
    OECD categoryBiochemistry and molecular biology
    R&D ProjectsTE01020080 GA TA ČR - Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR)
    Method of publishingLimited access
    Institutional supportBU-J - RVO:67985939
    UT WOS000459465100024
    EID SCOPUS85061767363
    AnnotationCyanobacteria are a rich source of metabolites of a great biotechnological and industrial importance. In this screening study the exopolysaccharides (EPSs) produced by 25 cyanobacterial strains were characterized by yields, chemical composition (protein, carbohydrate, and uronic acid contents, monosaccharide composition, and polymer type) and proton NMR. Most of them were identified as glycoconjugates, i.e. glycoproteins or proteoglycans, in which heteropolysaccharides were composed of seven-to-ten monosaccharide units. At studied cyanobacterial species a significant variation of EPS yields (24–8085 mg/L), carbohydrate (9–67%) and protein (0–37.8%) contents was observed.
    WorkplaceInstitute of Botany
    ContactMartina Bartošová,,, Tel.: 271 015 242 ; Marie Jakšová,, Tel.: 384 721 156-8
    Year of Publishing2020
    Electronic address
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