pentosans


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pentosans

pentose polysaccharides found in fruits and other foods; form pentoses on hydrolysis.
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The WSB is strongly affected by heating as a result of the fungus and bacterial decay of pentosans to soluble extractives (Wood 1991, Sun and Cheng 2003).
A little pentosan and cellulose are used during spawn run, but the majority of these carbohydrates are consumed during cropping, suggesting they play a role in fruit body enlargement or are precursors to the formation of Mannitol inside the mushroom cells.
Furfural formation from raw material containing pentosans consists of two steps, the first step involves acid--catalysed hydrolysis, where the pentoses chain are hydrolysed at high temperatures to monomeric pentose in aqueous media [9].
The investigators examined the effect of adding water-soluble pentosans (WSP) and water-insoluble pentosans (WUS) together with GOX.
A rapid first stage was noted as easily hydrolyzed substances, mostly pentosans, were removed by formation of organic acids, causing a reduction of the solution's pH value.
The research conducted at Penn State on Kenaf Core, a by-product of a hemp plant used in fiber production, served as an example of the importance of Pentosans, an important carbohydrate found in corn cobs, sought out by chemical companies, but important for mushroom nutrition.
Rice bran extract contains the water-extracted components from protease stabilized rice bran: proteins, peptides, glycolipids and fiber pentosans.
2005) used NIR with both multiple linear regression and partial least squares (PLS) analysis procedures to develop calibration equations for total pulp yield, screened pulp yield, and content of a-cellulose, pentosans, and lignin in wood.
The water-extracted components from protease-stabilized rice bran make up a rice bran extract that contains naturally occurring glycolipids, pentosans and protease-produced peptides.
Nu-Rice, produced by Ribus Inc, tel:+1 314 727 4287, is a combination of natural carbohydrates, fat and pentosans, which provides many benefits and can be used to replace oils and GMS too.
They include possibly the most significant polysaccharides when considering enzyme use: pentosans (in particular arabinoxylans) and [beta]-glucans, as well as mannans, arabinans, galactans and xyloglucans.