Table I.

Retention times, monosaccharide assignments, and amount of sugar in the major peaks of Arabidopsis ecotype Col-2 mucilage

Retention TimeSugarAveragesd
μg/100 seeds a
7.09Rhamnose, Fuc1-b 3.890.48
9.51GalUA2.370.36
10.04Gal0.850.12
11.00Gal2.260.32
11.14GalUA1.360.21
11.24Glc0.660.20
11.48Glc0.230.12
13.52Octadecadienoic acid0.170.37
13.60Unknown0.550.36
13.79Unknown3.412.57
13.99Inositol1-c 48.000.00
14.36Unknown1.150.04
14.54Unknown0.740.05
16.09Unknown0.340.29
  • F1-a Five samples.

  • F1-b Rhamnose and Fuc could not be separated under our conditions.

  • F1-c Internal standard.