OBO ID: CHEBI:17020
Term Name: glucomannan Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (Glucomannan)n
  • (Glucomannan)n+1
  • Glucomannan
  • Glucomannoglycan
Definition: A heteroglycan consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked D-glucose (G) and D-mannose (M) in a proportion of 5:8. The basic polymeric repeating unit has the pattern: GGMMGMMMMMGGM, with branching through beta-(1->3)- and beta-(1->6)-glucosyl linkages. Acetate groups are present on C-6 every 9-19 units of the main chain.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available