Isolation of Uridine Diphosphate-Glycosyl Compounds from the Slug

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Science  04 Nov 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3436, pp. 1310-1311
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3436.1310


An examination of the acidsoluble nucleotides of Limax maximus Linné revealed, among others, several uridine diphosphaté-glycosyl compounds. Nucleotides isolated and identified were the uridine diphosphates of glucose, acetylglucosamine, and acetylgalactosamine.