Mucoadhesive functionality of cell wall structures from fruits and grains: Electrostatic and polymer network interactions mediated by soluble dietary polysaccharides
Oliver W Meldrum, Gleb E Yakubov, Ghanendra Gartaula, Michael A McGuckin, Michael J Gidley
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017
Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls
Awarded by ARC Discovery Project
The authors would like to acknowledge the contribution from the University of Queensland piggery. This work was performed in part at the Queensland Node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF-Q), a company established under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy to provide nano- and microfabrication facilities for Australia's researchers. This work was supported in part by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls (CE110001007) and an ARC Discovery Project (DP150104147). OM acknowledges Ph.D. funding by an Australian Postgraduate Award and Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation scholarships. Mass spectroscopy assistance was provided by Dr Amanda Nouwens (University of Queensland) from the Australian Proteomics Computational facility.