Action of Periodate on some Polysaccharides containing Aldoheptose Sugars

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INFORMATION about the molecular localities of the heptose residues in certain polysaccharides1 may be obtained by application, in sequence, of pariodate oxidation, reduction with sodium borohydride and acidic hydrolysis.

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FOSTER, A., DAVIES, D. & CRUMPTON, M. Action of Periodate on some Polysaccharides containing Aldoheptose Sugars. Nature 181, 412–413 (1958) doi:10.1038/181412a0

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