Chapter 32. Pectins, their Origin, Structure and Functions

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Jean-François Thibault and
  2. Marie-Christine Ralet

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch32

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Thibault, J.-F. and Ralet, M.-C. (2000) Pectins, their Origin, Structure and Functions, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch32

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615



  • pectins;
  • food products;
  • dietary fibre;
  • physicochemical properties;
  • cell walls


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Industrial Pectins

  • Pectin-Rich Cell Walls as Dietary Fibre

  • Conclusions

  • References