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Title: Variety of sialic acids occurring in the bovine sublingual gland
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: Murcia : F. Hernández
ISSN: 0213-3911
Related subjects: CDU::5 - Ciencias puras y naturales::57 - Biología
Keywords: Sublingual gland
Abstract: Sialoglycoconjugates were investigated in the bovine sublingual gland by direct visualization of sialic acid with specific lectins (LPA, SNA) and by histochemical procedures combined with sialidase digestion and lectins. The most reactive histological sructures were found to be acini which contained glycoconjugates with terminal disaccharides consisting of sialic acid linked to galactose or N-acetylgalactosamine. Resistance to periodate oxidation was interpreted as demonstrating a relevant presence of C7, C8 and Cg acetylated sialic acids. KOH-Sialidase-DBA and KOHAlcian blue sequences allowed the identification of C4 acetylated sialic acids.
Primary author: Accili, Daniela
Gabrielli, M.G.
Menghi, Giovanna
Published in: Histology and histopathology
Document type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Number of pages / Extensions: 9
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
Appears in Collections:Vol. 9, nº 4 (1994)

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