Isolation and structure elucidation of two different polysaccharides from the lipopolysaccharide of Rahnella aquatilis 33071T.
ABSTRACT Two different polysaccharides were obtained by mild acid degradation of the lipopolysaccharide of Rahnella aquatilis 33071(T). These were studied by sugar and methylation analyses along with 1D and 2D (1)H and (13)C NMR spectroscopy. The following structures were established for the polysaccharides: -->4)-alpha-D-Rhap-(1-->3)-alpha-D-Rhap-(1-->3)beta-D-Galp-(1-->3)-alpha-D-Manp-(1-->2)-alpha-D-Manp-(1--> beta-D-Glcp-(1-->3)-alpha-D-galp-(1-->4)-alpha-D-GlcpA-(1-->2). The former structure is new, whereas the latter has been reported earlier as the structure of the O-specific polysaccharide of R. aquatilis 95 U003 (Zdorovenko, E. L.; Varbanets, L. D.; Zatonsky, G. V.; Kachala, V. V.; Zdorovenko, G. M.; Shashkov, A. S.; Knirel, Y. A. Carbohydr. Res.2008, 343, 2494-2497).
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ABSTRACT: A lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from Budvicia aquatica DRL 20186 was isolated, studied, and chemically identified. It was shown to be lowly toxic, but highly pyrogenic. Its fatty acid composition was similar to that of the LPS from other Enterobacteriaceae, with predominance of tetradecanoic (32.7%) and 3-hydroxytetradecanoic acids (23.8%). Hexadecenoic (20.4%), hexadecanoic (11.8%), and dodecanoic acids (8.4%) were also revealed. Double immunodiffusion in agar by the Ouchterlony method revealed antigenic activity of the B. aquatica DLR 20186 LPS in a homologous system. In cross reactions, however, it did not interact with the antisera of other B. aquatica strains.Microbiology 11/2013; 82(6). DOI:10.1134/S0026261714010160 · 0.71 Impact Factor