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Title: Exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria: Structural analysis, molecular weight effect on immunomodulation
Authors: Utoomporn Surayot
Jianguo Wang
Phisit Seesuriyachan
Ampin Kuntiya
Mehdi Tabarsa
Yong Jin Lee
Jin Kyung Kim
Woo Jung Park
Sang Guan You
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2014
Abstract: Exopolysaccharides (EPS) obtained from the culture medium of Lactobacillus confusus TISTR 1498 were investigated to determine their molecular characteristics and the effect of molecular weight (Mw) on immunomodulatory activity. The EPS mainly consisted of carbohydrates (81.9±2.4%)&#