Table 1.

PMPCs used in this study

SourcePMPCMannose linkage(s) present
C. albicans A9 (serotype B)Fr.IIa α-1,2, α-1,3, α-1,6, β-1,2
Fr.IISb α-1,2, α-1,3, α-1,6
S. cerevisiae
 X2180Fr.II/scwtc α 1,2, α-1,3, α-1,6
mnn1Fr.II/scmn1d α-1,2, α-1,6
mnn2Fr.II/scmn2e α-1,6
mnn4Fr.II/scmn4f α-1,2, α-1,3, α-1,6
  • a Composed of acid-stable and acid-labile mannan parts.

  • b Does not contain phosphate-bound β-1,2-linked mannose.

  • c Contains α-1,6-linked mannose core, α-1,2-, and α-1,3-linked mannose side chains bound with the core, and phosphate-bound side chains consisting of α-1,2-and α-1,3-linked mannose.

  • d Contains α-1,6-linked mannose core, α-1,2-linked mannose side chains bound with the core, and phosphate-bound side chains but does not contain α-1,3-linked mannose.

  • e Contains only α-1,6-linked mannose core.

  • f Contains side chains consisting of α-1,2-and α-1,3-linked mannose chains and α-1,6-linked mannose core but does not contain phosphate-bound side chains.