Table II.

Treatment of tobacco endosperm cell wall material with A. niger endo-(1→4)-β-mannanase

Composition (mol % of Fraction)
Digestion TimeFraction (D or R)% of TotalAraGalGlcMan
h
1D361.23.85.989
1R6428145.5532-a
4D492.33.75.688
4R5136165.6422-a
16D572.74.16.287
16R4334157.1442-a

Relative amounts and compositions of the cell wall fractions depolymerized by (D) and resistant to (R) enzyme digestion.

    • F2-a Contained some Xyl (<10%).