Enzymatic degradation of a water-soluble polysaccharide

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Abstract

In this study, the enzymatic degradation of guar over a wide range of substrate concentrations was followed using gel permeation chromatography (GPC) and steady shear viscometry. Three commercially available derivatized guars were used: hydroxypropyl guar (HPG), carboxymethyl guar (CMG) and hydroxypropyl trimethylammonium guar (HPTMAG). The influence of substrate structure on the degradation kinetics was successfully explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1868-1869
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry
Volume41
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Polymers and Plastics

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