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Hemicellulose

Hemicellulose

(Science: plant biology) class of plant cell wall polysaccharide that cannot be extracted from the wall by hot water or chelating agents, but can be extracted by aqueous alkali. Includes xylan, glucuronoxylan, arabinoxylan, arabinogalactan II, glucomannan, xyloglucan and galactomannan. Part of the cell wall matrix. A polysaccharide found in plant cell walls.


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What is pectin, hemicellulose and lignin and....???

and what is their importance in plant cell wall???... I know the primary cell wall of plants contains more amount of cellulose, pectin and hemicellulose and secondary cell wall contains more lignin, but I can't seem to understand their significance there...like what role, specific to only plant ...

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by NarutardedNinja
Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: What is pectin, hemicellulose and lignin and....???
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Re: I want quick help

The steel rods or bars in concrete resemble cellulose fibrils of plant cell walls whereas the cement represents pectin and (I guess) hemicellulose.

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by Adz795
Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I want quick help
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Re: Plant structural component's degradation..

i want to know about the structural components of plants like cellulose, pectin and hemicellulose. In addition, i also want to know about their degrading pattern. Well, then study ;) I'm sure there are some libraries in your neighborhood or in your school and there ...

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant structural component's degradation..
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Plant structural component's degradation..

hello all ... i want to know about the structural components of plants like cellulose, pectin and hemicellulose. In addition, i also want to know about their degrading pattern. During degradation either cellulose will degrade first or pectin? what is the hindering effect ...

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by choozi
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:56 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant structural component's degradation..
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4 Functions of the Golgi Apparatus

... this is because I seriously can only think of three ; - Glycosylation - Protein traffiking - Synthesis of polysaccharides such as pectin and hemicellulose any ideas on the fourth cheers

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by prokaryotics
Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:11 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: 4 Functions of the Golgi Apparatus
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