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Artem'ev, Vladlen E (1973): Carbohydrates in particulate matter of the Northwest Pacific. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.753997, Supplement to: Artem'ev, VE (1973): Carbohydrates in suspended matter of the Pacific Ocean. Oceanology, 13, 669-673

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Abstract:
Patterns of distribution and variations of group and monosaccharide compositions of carbohydrates in suspended matter of the Pacific Ocean were studied. It is shown that carbohydrate content of surface ocean waters depends on reproduction of organic matter by phytoplankton. Water-insoluble polysaccharides (average 77.9% of total) predominate in composition of carbohydrates in suspended matter. Water-soluble polysaccharides and oligosaccharides were detected in considerably smaller quantities (average 12.4 and 7.3% respectively). Free monosaccharides were not detected. The main sugars in all isolated groups of carbohydrates of suspended matter are hexoses, which account for 90.8% in oligosaccharides, 64.9% in water-soluble polysaccharides, and 69.8% in water-insoluble polysaccharides. Determination of monosaccharide composition of carbohydrates in suspension showed that apparently they basically consist of mixture of reserve and structural polysaccharides (or their residues) of phytoplankton organisms.
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Median Latitude: 29.715442 * Median Longitude: 144.740750 * South-bound Latitude: 18.860000 * West-bound Longitude: 130.870000 * North-bound Latitude: 33.778000 * East-bound Longitude: 160.550000
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Art73-46-1,2f * Latitude Start: 33.778000 * Longitude Start: 139.543000 * Latitude End: 33.602000 * Longitude End: 144.973000 * Location: Northwest Pacific * Device: Water pump (PUMP)
Art73-46-1,2s * Latitude Start: 33.778000 * Longitude Start: 139.543000 * Latitude End: 33.602000 * Longitude End: 144.973000 * Location: Northwest Pacific * Device: Separator (SEPAR)
Art73-46-3 * Latitude Start: 18.860000 * Longitude Start: 160.550000 * Latitude End: 20.443000 * Longitude End: 156.452000 * Location: Northwest Pacific * Device: Separator (SEPAR)
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