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Extraction and Purification of Sialic Acid from Submandibular Mucin of Cattle and Goat

Extraction and Purification of Sialic Acid from Submandibular Mucin of Cattle and Goat. ABSTRACT In this study, Sialic acid (Neuraminic acid) was extracted, purified and partially characterized from submandibular mucin of cattle and goat.  The extraction involved homogenization, treatment with enzymes (phospholipase and lipase) and acid hydrolysis. Ion exchange chromatography was used to purify the […]

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