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Table 4 Molecular weight, glycosidic linkage, and monosaccharide composition of polysaccharides from different A. platensis

From: Production and structural characterization of a new type of polysaccharide from nitrogen-limited Arthrospira platensis cultivated in outdoor industrial-scale open raceway ponds

Polysaccharide Molecular weight (kDa) Configuration of glycosides Glycosidic linkage Monosaccharide composition (%) References
Glc Rha Ara Xyl Man Gal Fuc GlcUA GalUA
PS-NLa 673 and 315 α 1,3 and 1,2 or 1,4 91.41 0.93 0.46 0.32 0.36 0.34 0.40 0 0.59 This study
PSP-3c 12.33 α b > 90 Minor Minor [23]
PS 500 and 70 1,4 42.5 57.5 [20]
PS 1400, 420, and 2 90.87 2.25 0.68 0.92 1.68 2.40 0.99 [25]
Glucan α 1,4 (major) and 1,6 (minor) 98.2 [49]
SPPA-1 690 α 1,4 (major) and 1,6 (minor) 100 [50]
PUF2 165 4.3 49.7 5.9 0.9 5.8 15.1 16.9 [45]
PSP 21.3 43.6 1.1 2.4 1.3 [24]
Immulina polysaccharide > 1000 1,3 and 1,4 3.6 35.4 1.8 5.5 2.4 7.1 7.7 9.7 2.0 [46]
Ca-SP 1,3 and 1,2 or 1,4 52.3 [47]
  1. aPolysaccharide derived from nitrogen-limited A. platensis
  2. bData unavailable