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Pectin

pectin

(Science: protein) class of plant cell wall polysaccharide, soluble in hot aqueous solutions of chelating agents or in hot dilute acid. Includes polysaccharides rich in galacturonic acid, rhamnose, arabinose and galactose, for example the polygalacturonans, rhamnogalacturonans and some arabinans, galactans and arabinogalactans. Prominent in the middle lamella and primary wall. Any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams.A [[polysaccharide that can be found in a plants' [[cell wall.


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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 ...

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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
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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 ...

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
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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 ...

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by choozi
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:56 am
 
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Grade 12 genius see here....

Name 5 proteins, 3 carbohydrates and 3 lipids. with its 1) Name: PECTINASE 2)Class: Enzyme 3)What it does and how it is formed: breaks down pectin in fruits 4)Use: making fruit juices and jams

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by Adil
Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:14 pm
 
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Topic: Grade 12 genius see here....
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