Enzymes with activity toward Xyloglucan

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Abstract

Xyloglucans are plant cell wall polysaccharides, which belong to the hemicellulose class. Here the structural variations of xyloglucans will be reviewed. Subsequently, the anchoring of xyloglucan in the plant cell wall will be discussed. Enzymes involved in degradation or modification of xyloglucan are dealt with, especially with the determination of transferase activity. Fially, a few applications in the food industry will be described
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of food enzymology
EditorsJ.R. Whitaker, A.G.J. Voragen, D.W.S. Wong
Place of PublicationNew York
Pages917-930
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • enzymes
  • xyloglucans
  • cell walls

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    Vincken, J. P. (2003). Enzymes with activity toward Xyloglucan. In J. R. Whitaker, A. G. J. Voragen, & D. W. S. Wong (Eds.), Handbook of food enzymology (pp. 917-930). https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429222542/chapters/10.1201/9780203910450-74