Updated: BOC Sciences’ List of Carbohydrates, Nucleosides & Nucleotides Products Offerings
Based in Shirley, New York, the world’s leading chemical supplier BOC Sciences announced to update its carbohydrates, nucleosides & nucleotides products offerings on November 20, 2018. After this move, now more than 10, 000 carbohydrates, nucleosides and nucleotides are available at this company. The list also includes their modified analogs.
Made up of carbon (C) hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) atoms, carbohydrates can be generally divided into three types: monosaccharide, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides. As one of four major classes of biomolecules in living organisms, carbohydrates play multiple roles in in nutrition supply, energy transportation as well as cell composition. “Research also showed that oligosaccharides had an effect of promoting intestinal peristalsis and improving gastrointestinal absorption similarly to water-soluble dietary fiber,” says Prof. Barron, a senior scientist from BOC Sciences. “However, too much intake of oligosaccharides would cause