Descriptive parameters for revealing substitution patterns of sugar beet pectins using pectolytic enzymes.

Abstract

Enzymatic fingerprinting was applied to sugar beet pectins (SBPs) modified by either plant or fungal pectin methyl esterases and alkali catalyzed de-esterification to reveal the ester distributions over the pectin backbone. A simultaneous pectin lyase (PL) treatment to the commonly used endo-polygalacturonase (endo-PG) degradation showed to be effective in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.10.034

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