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Isolation and Identification of Rhamnose from Rabbit Skin

Nature volume 192, pages 871872 (02 December 1961) | Download Citation

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THE presence of neutral sugars such as galactose, mannose and L-fucose in several animal sources such as glycoproteins or blood group substances is well known1 but L-rhamnose has not been previously reported as a constituent of mammalian tissues.

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  1. Department of Biochemistry and Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

    • INA MALAWISTA
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