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Table 1 Chemical composition of ISAg and its major monosaccharide components

From: Anti-cancer activity of Angelica gigas by increasing immune response and stimulating natural killer and natural killer T cells

Chemical composition Molar ratio (w/w %)
Total saccharides 63.7 ± 1.7
 Uronic acid 15.1 ± 0.7
Total protein 17.4 ± 0.6
Total lipid 0.4 ± 0.0
Moisture 1.8 ± 0.0
Asha 16.6 ± 0.2
Component Saccharide Contents (Mole%)b
Glucose 69.5 ± 0.6
Galactose 17.4 ± 0.2
Arabinose 9.0 ± 0.2
Rhamnose 2.6 ± 0.2
Mannose 1.2 ± 0.2
Xylose 0.3 ± 0.0
  1. aAsh is the non-gaseous, non-liquid residue after complete combustion
  2. bMole% was calculated from the detected total carbohydrate