hemicelluloses


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hemicelluloses,

n.pl noncellulose poly-saccharides of a branched pentose and hexose compound structure. A type of dietary fiber.
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Grasses had greater NDF, ADF and hemicellulose contents than forbs and shrubs.
The major second stage degradation occurred at the temperature range of 200-300[degrees]C, which was associated to the degradation of hemicelluloses and lignin from the fibre.
Determination of hemicelluloses and pectins in wood and pulp fibers by acid methanolysis and gas chromatography.
Eubacterium was mainly involved in the hemicelluloses digestion in the rumen of ruminant and most of the bacteria in this genus could digest xylan [28].
Xylose, non-fermentable by industrial yeasts (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), is the major sugar generated from the hemicellulose fraction.
The absorption observed in the FTIR spectra of wood materials was assigned to the mixture content of functional groups with C, H, and O elements in cellulose, hemicelluloses, lignin, extractives, and water (Rodrigues et al.
The enzymes including pectinase, cellulase and/or arabinase assist in the hydrolysis of pectic substances, pectins, celluloses or hemicelluloses.
The combination of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin is called 'lignocellulose biomass and most abound on the earth [9].
Water, cellulose fibers, lignin, and hemicelluloses constitute over 95% of the composition of pulp.