Table 1.

Measurement of the molar ratio of the total carbohydrate to the reducing sugar of the isolated samples of succinoglycana

SampleTotal carbohydrate (μg)bReducing sugar (μg)cMolar ratioEstimated d.p.
Peak 11820.05d 3,640:1455
Peak 21306.2121:12.6
Peak 31237.5616.3:12.0
Peak 412317.37.1:10.9
  • a Based on 100-μl samples that contain 100 to 200 μg of succinoglycan (glucose equivalent).

  • b Measured by anthrone-sulfuric acid assay.

  • c Measured by neocuproine assay.

  • d Not accurate because the reading is at the lower limit.