Characteristics of the water-soluble polysaccharides of the leaves ofSilphium perfoliatum
The characteristics of the water-soluble complex of the leaves ofSilphium perfoliatum are given. The presence in them of acidic components of the type of pectic substances containing considerable amounts of compounds of protein nature has been shown. It has proved to be possible to separate the latter from the carbohydrate component by fractionation on DEAE-cellulose.
KeywordsPolysaccharide Xylose Rhamnose Protein Component Uronic Acid
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