Structure, biological activity, and enzymatic transformation of fucoidans from the brown seaweeds

  • Kusaykin M
  • Bakunina I
  • Sovo V
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Abstract

Recent advances in the study of fucoidans, biologically active sulfated alpha-L-fucans of diverse structures and synthesized exclusively by marine organisms, are overviewed. Their structure, biological activity, the products of their enzymatic degradation and the different enzymes of degradation and modification are considered.

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  • Fucoidan
  • Fucoidanase
  • Sulfatase

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Authors

  • Mikhail Kusaykin

  • Irina Bakunina

  • Victoria Sovo

  • Svetlana Ermakova

  • Tatyana Kuznetsova

  • Natalya Besednova

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