Journal article

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

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls


Awarded by ARC Discovery Project


Funding Acknowledgements

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.