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Molecular Structure of Starch-Type Polysaccharides from Hericium ramosum and Hericium coralloides

Science  22 Oct 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4007, pp. 419
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4007.419

Abstract

Starch isolated from the fungi Hericium ramosum and Hericium coralloides differs from that of higher plants in that it consists only of short-chain amylose molecules (32 to 45 glucose units long).

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