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 11820.05d3,640:1455
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.