xylan

the pentosan occurring in woody tissue that hydrolyzes to xylose: used as a source of furfural.
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xylan

Plant cell wall polysaccharide containing a backbone of b (1-4)-linked xylose residues. Side-chains of 4- O -methylglucuronic acid and arabinose are present in varying amounts (see glucuronoxylan and arabinoxylan), together with acetyl groups. Found in the hemicellulose fraction of the wall matrix. ...
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Xylan

Xy'lan noun (Chemistry) A gummy substance of the pentosan class, present in woody tissue, and yielding xylose on hydrolysis; wood gum.
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xylan

<plant biology> Plant cell wall polysaccharide containing a backbone of _(1-4) linked xylose residues. Side chains of 4 O methylglucuronic acid and arabinose are present in varying amounts (see glucuronoxylan and arabinoxylan), together with acetyl groups. Found in the hemicellulose fraction of the wall matrix. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Xylan

• (n.) A gummy substance of the pentosan class, present in woody tissue, and yielding xylose on hydrolysis; wood gum.
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xylan

(from the article `carbohydrate`) Xylans are almost as ubiquitous as cellulose in plant-cell walls and contain predominantly -D-xylose units linked as in cellulose ( Table 4). Some ...
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Xylan

[coating] Xylan is a fluoropolymer-based industrial coating. Generally, it is applied in a thin film to the target material. ==Applications== Xylan is generally used to reduce friction, improve wear resistance, and for non-stick applications. Additionally, it can be used to protect a metal from corrosion. The most commonly known application
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Xylan

Xylan (CAS number: 9014-63-5) is a group of hemicelluloses that are found in plant cell walls and some algae. Xylans are polysaccharides made from units of xylose (a pentose sugar). Xylans are almost as ubiquitous as cellulose in plant cell walls and contain predominantly β-D-xylose units linked as in cellulose. Typically the content of xylans in
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xylan

gelatinous compound found in wood
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