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(Science: protein) glycoprotein of the plant cell wall, characterised by its high hydroxyproline content. Carbohydrate side chains are composed of simple galactose residues and oligosaccharides containing 1 to 4 arabinose residues. Part of a larger class of hydroxyproline rich glycoproteins. Function uncertain.

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The Fiber Disease

... will characterize crosslinks between pectin and xyloglucan. The study will also characterize crosslinks between pectin and the cell wall protein extensin. (2099) Sponsors: U.S. Department of Energy, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station PI: Andrew Mort Improving the Industrial Uses of Oklahoma ...

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