Biological Activities of Tin-Containing Saccharides and Polysaccharides

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
  • Cynthia Butler
  • Yoshinobu Naoshima
  • Van R. Foster
  • David Giron
  • Philip D. Mykytiuk
Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (PST, volume 38)


A number of hydroxyl-containing natural products including sucrose, xylan, dextran and cellulose have been condensed to produce tin-containing materials. Many of these materials inhibit selected microorganisms in the bulk and as additives. Inhibition is generally in the order CH3>C2H5>C3H8>C4H9.


Normal Flora Enterobacter Aerogenes Alcaligenes Faecalis Dermal Toxicity Normal Intestinal Flora 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
    • 1
  • Cynthia Butler
    • 2
  • Yoshinobu Naoshima
    • 3
  • Van R. Foster
    • 4
  • David Giron
    • 5
  • Philip D. Mykytiuk
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biological Sciences Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryOkayama University of ScienceRidaicho, Okayama 700Japan
  4. 4.Departments of ChemistryWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  5. 5.Departments of Microbiology and ImmunologyWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  6. 6.DAPDaytonUSA

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