Medical Definition of Alant starch

1. A polysaccharide of variable molecular weight (around 5 kD), that is a polymer of fructofuranose. Widely used as a marker of extracellular space, an indicator of blood volume in insects (by measuring the dilution of the radio label) and in food for diabetics. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Alant Starch

alanine-oxomalonate aminotransferase
alanine-tRNA ligase
alanine aminotransferase
alanine carboxypeptidase
alanine endopeptidase
alanine racemase
alanine transaminase
alanines
alanins
alannah
alannahs
alanopine dehydrogenase
alanosine
alans
alant
alant starch (current term)
alantin
alantol
alants
alanyl
alanyl-seryl ligase
alanyls
alap
alapa
alapas
alaproclate
alaps
alar
alar artery of nose
alar canal

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