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A partial characterization of an autolytically solubilized cell wall glucan.
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PMID:  16657805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Incubation of purified cell wall fragments from corn (Zea mays) coleoptiles results in solubilization of some of the wall dry matter. The portion of the weight loss due to enzymatic autolysis is due mainly to solubilization of a glucan and, to a small extent, to liberation of free glucose. No other carbohydrate wall components or sugars other than glucose are solubilized despite the high concentrations of, for example, galactans, arabans, and xylans in the walls. The glucan has been partially characterized and found to be a lichenan-like polymer composed of 1-->3 and 1-->4 linked glucosyl units.
Authors:
A Kivilaan; R S Bandurski; A Schulze
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plant physiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0032-0889     ISO Abbreviation:  Plant Physiol.     Publication Date:  1971 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-29     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  2010-09-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401224     Medline TA:  Plant Physiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-93     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48823.
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