The ϵ-Galactan of Larch Wood

THE occurrence of this material, which is of considerable interest in connexion with the chemistry of wood formation, has been recognized for some time and it has been shown to contain d-galactose and l-arabinose residues1. In a recent article2 descriptions are given of esters of this galactan and of its methyl ether, and the authors tentatively conclude… CONTINUE READING