Table 1

Sugar composition (mol %), acetylation and methylesterification degrees of the pectic polysaccharides used in this study
Fuc Rha Ara Gal Glc Xyl Uronic acids DA* DM* reference
Soy pectin 4 5 25 39 3 7 17 23 68 This study
Sugar beet Beta - 5 7 11 0.4 1 73 14 30 This study
Lemon pectin - 2 3 6 1 0.2 88 - 70 This study
Apple pectin - 3 3 8 2 2 82 - 72 This study
Galactan (potato) - 3 3 88 - - 6 - - Megazyme
Arabinan (sugar beet) - 2 88 3 - - 7 - - Megazyme
RGI (potato) - 20 3.3 12 - 1 62 - - Megazyme
PGA (citrus) - - - - - - >97 - - Sigma

*Moles of acetyl (DA) groups or methyl (DM) esters groups per 100 moles of GalA.

Benoit et al.

Benoit et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:321   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-321

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