Table I.

Sugar composition and macromolecular characteristics of Avicel microcrystalline cellulose, PCW cellulose, xyloglucan, arabinan-rich sugar beet pectin, galactan-rich potato pectin, C-30, C-70, Br-Arabinan, Deb-Arabinan, and galactan

MW, Weight-average molar mass; Mn, number-average molar mass; I, polydispersity index; nd, not determined.

Neutral Sugars and GalUADegrees of EsterificationPhysicochemical Parameters
RhaFucAraXylManGalGlcGalUADMDAMwI
mg/gkDMw/Mn
Avicel cellulose0031315091229ndndndnd
PCW cellulose0022618492517ndndndnd
Xyloglucan00162660152457ndndnd7631.4
Sugar beet pectin262201215545891619985.4
Potato pectin2647032463629300ndnd
C-301900308568202801118.9
C-7016025104307707021046.3
Br-Arabinan37668124138498019431.8
Deb-Arabinan45251800181011400262.2
Galactan2458030608318200ndnd