Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 237–239 | Cite as

Pectin substances of seaweeds VI. An investigation of degraded zosterin

  • L. V. Mikheiskaya
  • R. G. Ovodova
  • Yu. S. Ovodov


It has been shown that the polyuronide chain of zosterin, the pectin of seaweeds of the family Zosteraceae, contains several L-rhamnose residues connected by 1,2 linkages and present at the points of branching of the carbohydrate chain.


Rhamnose Galacturonic Acid Periodate Oxidation Silver Oxide Glycolaldehyde 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. V. Mikheiskaya
  • R. G. Ovodova
  • Yu. S. Ovodov

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