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MetaCyc Compound Class: a polysaccharide

Superclasses: all carbohydrates a carbohydrate a glycan

a polysaccharide compound structure

Child Classes: a (1,4)-α-D-galacturonan methyl ester (0) , a branching glycogen (0) , a feruloyl-polysaccharide (0) , a fructan (9) , a galactan (25) , a galactogen (0) , a galacturonan (2) , a glucan (14) , a glucuronan (0) , a large-branched glucan (0) , a lipopolysaccharide (40) , a mannan (1) , a polymannuronate (0) , a polysialic acid (0) , a structural polysaccharide (5) , a sulfated polysaccharide (0) , a tetrasaccharide comprising two repeating units (0) , an arabinan (2) , an arabinogalactan (5) , an exopolysaccharide (5) , an exposed unphosphorylated, (α-1,6)-branched malto-oligosaccharide tail on amylopectin (0) , an exposed unphosphorylated, unbranched malto-oligosaccharide tail on amylopectin (0) , an O-antigen (0) , an oligosaccharide with 4-deoxy-6-O-methyl-α-D-galact-4-enuronate end (0) , an oligosaccharide with 4-deoxy-α-L-threo-hex-4-enuronosyl end (0) , an oligosaccharides with 4-deoxy-α-D-gluc-4-enuronosyl end (0) , an oligosaccharides with 4-deoxy-β-D-gluc-4-enuronosyl end (0) , carboxymethyl cellulose (0) , gellan (1) , hemicellulose (4) , heteroglycan (0) , polysaccharides containing a terminal α-L-guluronate group (0) , polysaccharides containing β-D-mannuronate residues (0) , [D-GlcA-β-(1→4)-2-O-Ac-D-GlcA-β-(1→4)-D-Glc-β-(1→4)-[3-O-CH3-CH2CH(OH)C(O)-D-Gal-β-(1→3)-D-Glc-β-(1→4)-D-Glc-β-(1→4)-D-Glc-β-(1→6)]-2-O-Ac-D-Glc-α-(1→4)]n (0)

SMILES: [a polysaccharideH]

Unification Links: KEGG:C00420

Reactions known to consume the compound:

cellulose and hemicellulose degradation (cellulolosome) :
a feruloyl-polysaccharide + H2O → ferulate + a polysaccharide + H+

Not in pathways:
a polysaccharide + H2O → an oligosaccharide

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
an N-acetyl-β-D-galactosalaminyl-[glycan] + H2O → a glycan + N-acetyl-β-D-galactosamine


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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