Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 511–514 | Cite as

Some characteristics of sunflower protopectin decomposition products

  • D. Kh. Khalikov
  • Z. K. Mukhiddinov
  • Kh. Kh. Avloev
  • F. T. Abdusamiev


The decomposition kinetics of protopectin from sunflower heads are studied using yields, monosaccharide composition, and viscosity of the acid hydrolysis products. The process involves the successive reactions protopectin→microgel→pectin→oligosaccharide.


Organic Chemistry Oligosaccharide Pectin Acid Hydrolysis Monosaccharide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Kh. Khalikov
  • Z. K. Mukhiddinov
  • Kh. Kh. Avloev
  • F. T. Abdusamiev

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