CHEBI:87040 - agaropectin

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ChEBI Name agaropectin
Definition A mixture of polysaccharides made up from alternating D-galactose and 3,6-anhydro-α-L-galactopyranose residues joined by β-(1→3)-linkages. Some of the galactosyl units may be sulfated. Agaropectin provides the viscous properties of agar.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
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Outgoing agaropectin (CHEBI:87040) has part polysaccharide derivative (CHEBI:65212)
agaropectin (CHEBI:87040) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
agaropectin (CHEBI:87040) is a mixture (CHEBI:60004)
Incoming agar (CHEBI:2509) has part agaropectin (CHEBI:87040)
Registry Number Type Source
9046-34-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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3233393 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
21 July 2015