Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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O'Neill, M. A., Darvill, A. G. and Albersheim, P. 2001. Pectic Substances. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Pectins are plant polysaccharides comprising mainly 1,4-linked α-d-galactosyluronic acid. They are found in the primary cell walls of all seed-bearing plants and in the junction between cells.
- plant cell wall