Acid Polysaccharides from Invertebrate Connective Tissue: Phylogenetic Aspects

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Science  07 Nov 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3906, pp. 758-759
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3906.758


Polyfucose sulfate and a chondroitin sulfate were isolated from echinoderm connective tissue. Coelenterate and poriferan connective tissues were devoid of these acid polysaccharides.

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