Synthesis of heteropolysaccharides in plants


Grant Data
Project Title
Synthesis of heteropolysaccharides in plants
Principal Investigator
Dr Ramsden, Lawrence   (Principal investigator)
Start Date
1993-11-01
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1993/1994
Status
Completed
Objectives
Synthesis in plants from the Araceae is being studied by isolation of the membrane bound synthases which catalyse the polymerisation of the sugars glucose, mannose and galactose. These forming tuber reserve polysaccharides of potential value to the food industry.