Hemicellulose, Biology

HEMICELLULOSE

  1. It consists of mannose, galactose, arabinose & xylose.
  2. It is a structural polysaccharide which helps in formation of cell wall.
  3. Maximum quantity of hemicellulose present in ivory palm.
  4. This plant is used in the formation of billiard balls.
  5. Artificial elephant tusks are made from this plant.
  6. Brightness of endosperm of coconut is due to hemicellulose.
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