PolySacDb

A Database of Polysachharide 3D structures

 
By A. Sarkar & S. Pérez
 
 
 

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Inulin (Monohydrate)

 

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Diffraction Diagram

 

Fig.1 Comparison of the observed (A) and simulated (B) electron diffraction pattern for the base plane (hk0) of inulin monohydrate.

 

Fig.2 Comparison of the simulated (A) and observed (B) powder X-ray diagram of inulin monohydrate.

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  Inulin (Monohydrate)

Linkage :       beta 2-1      alpha 1-2

 

Space Group :       orthorhombic P212121

 

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

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a (Å) =   16.70

b (Å) =   9.80

c (Å) =   14.70

 

γ (°) =   90.00

 

Helix Type :      

two antiparallel sixfold helices centred on the twofold screw axes intersecting the base plane of the orthorhombic system

 

Method(s) Used For Structure Determination :      

electron diffraction patterns for the base plane (hk0) monohydrate

 

Link to the Abstract :      
 
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ma951799f

 

Reference :      

Molecular and Crystal Structures of Inulin from Electron Diffraction Data
I. André, K. Mazeau, I. Tvaroska,, J.-L. Putaux, W. T. Winter, F. R. Taravel, and, H. Chanzy, Macromolecules 1996, 29(13), 4626-4635

 

 

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