PolySacDb

A Database of Polysachharide 3D structures

 
By A. Sarkar & S. Pérez
 
 
 

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Hyaluronate II Potassium

 

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Diffraction Diagram

 

Fig.1 The diffraction pattern of potassium hyaluronate. Meridional reflections are seen on every 4th layer-line indicating a 4-fold helix.

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  Hyaluronate II Potassium

Linkage :       beta 1-3      beta 1-4

 

Space Group :       tetragonal P43212

 

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

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a (Å) =   9.96

b (Å) =   9.96

c (Å) =   37.88

 

 

Helix Type :      

two anti-parallel, extended 4-fold helical chains

 

Method(s) Used For Structure Determination :      

X-ray diffraction

 

Link to the Abstract :      
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6631953

 

Reference :      

Hyaluronic acid: molecular conformation and interactions in the tetragonal form of the potassium salt containing extended chains
Mitra AK, Arnott S, Sheehan JK, J Mol Biol. 1983, 169(4), 813-27

 

 

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Unit          hyaluronic-acid-2-K_expanded

 

 

 

 

 
   
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