PolySacDb

A Database of Polysachharide 3D structures

 
By A. Sarkar & S. Pérez
 
 
 

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Keratan Sulphate (Keratan-6-sulphate)

 

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Diffraction Diagram

 

Fig.1 X-ray diffraction pattern of a stretched film of keratan sulphate. The meridional (vertical) direction corresponds to the parallel axes of the helices. To obtain this particular pattern the specimen was tilted 18 ° from the perpendicular to the X-ray beam.

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  Keratan Sulphate (Keratan-6-sulphate)

Linkage :       beta 1-4     

 

Space Group :       -

 

Unit Cell Dimensions (a, b, c in Å and α, β, γ in °)

(No values are displayed if no information is available or the value is zero)

c (Å) =   18.90

 

 

Helix Type :      

two-fold screw axes oriented parallely

 

Method(s) Used For Structure Determination :      

X-ray diffraction

 

Link to the Abstract :      
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4280446

 

Reference :      

Conformation of keratan sulphate
Struther Arnott, J. M. Guss, D. W. L. Hukins, I. C. M. Dea and D. A. Rees, J. Mol. Biol. 1974, 88, 175-184

 

 

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Unit          keratan-sulphate-1KES_expanded

 

 

 

 

 
   
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