Table III. Polysaccharide composition of total mucilage extracts

The relative amount (mol %) of each polysaccharide was calculated based on the linkage analysis results in Table II.

PolysaccharideWild Typemuci21-1irx14-2
Arabinan0.87 ± 0.050.90 ± 0.020.90 ± 0.05
Type I arabinogalactan0.37 ± 0.080.28 ± 0.020.30 ± 0.17
Type II arabinogalactan2.20 ± 1.251.70 ± 0.284.31 ± 2.53
Xylan3.07 ± 0.201.42 ± 0.12a0.35 ± 0.00a
Galactoglucomannan1.79 ± 0.061.80 ± 0.171.64 ± 0.35
RG I66.59 ± 1.2765.02 ± 3.4565.55 ± 2.22
HG20.59 ± 2.2822.22 ± 1.6224.01 ± 0.04
Cellulose0.56 ± 0.030.48 ± 0.120.47 ± 0.00a
Others3.95 ± 1.686.17 ± 4.292.47 ± 0.40
  • a Significant difference (Student’s t test, P < 0.05) from the wild type.