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dc.contributor.authorKoketsu, M.
dc.contributor.authorSakuragawa, E.
dc.contributor.authorLinhardt, Robert J.
dc.contributor.authorIshihara, H.
dc.identifier.citationDistribution of N-Acetylneuraminic Acid and Sialylglycan in Eggs in Silky Fowl, M. Koketsu, E. Sakuragawa, R. J. Linhardt, H. Ishihara, British Journal of Poultry Science, 44, 145-148, 2003.
dc.descriptionBritish Journal of Poultry Science, 44, 145-148
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dc.description.abstractThe distribution of sialic acid in the eggs of original Silky fowl was investigated. The sialic acid contents of the yolk, albumen and the chalaza of a single egg were 205·2, 11·96 and 0·83 mg, respectively. 2. The sialic acid content of the yolk of Silky eggs was 11·5-fold higher than that of a conventional domestic fowl yolk. 3. Sialic acid isolated from Silky yolk was entirely N-acetylneuraminic acid (NeuAc). No N-glycolylneuraminic acid or O-acetyl containing sialic acid was observed. 4. The structure of the major sialylglycan in Silky egg yolk was determined to be a disialyl-biantennary chain in which the NeuAc residues were α2-6 linked to glucose. No α2-3 linkage was observed. 5. Thus, the Silky fowl's egg provides an excellent source of NeuAc and sialylglycan.
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dc.relation.ispartofRensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
dc.relation.ispartofBritish Poultry Science
dc.subjectChemistry and chemical biology
dc.subjectChemical and biological engineering
dc.subjectBiomedical engineering
dc.titleDistribution of N-Acetylneuraminic Acid and Sialylglycan in Eggs in Silky Fowl
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dc.relation.departmentThe Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS)

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