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pec·tic

(pek'tik),
Relating to any of the substances or materials referred to as pectin.
[G. pēktos, stiff, curdled]
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To the best of our knowledge, although the characteristics of pectic polysaccharide for several plant species are known, polysaccharide from tobacco leaves has been little investigated [3].
The pectic polysaccharide from Bupleumm falcatum L enhanced immune-complexes binding to peritoneal macrophages through Fcreceptor expression.
Pectic substances (acidic polysaccharides) were located on the epidermis and mesophyll only in the in vitro leaf samples (Figure 11) but in leaves of plants cultivated in the greenhouse and in embryos it was only observed the color of methylene blue (Figure 12).
The following histochemical tests were performed: Sudan IV for lipids; 10% aqueous ferric chloride to locate phenolic compounds; and Ruthenium red solution to detect pectic compounds (Johansen 1940).
The CDTA-soluble pectic substances from soybean meal are composed of rhamnogalacturonan and xylogalacturonan but not homogalacturonan.
G.R and Rastall R.A : Comparison of the in vitro bifidogenic properties of pectins and pectic oligosaccharides.
One such fruit is Sapodilla (common name: Chiku) with a good concentration of pectic substance found extensively along sea shore region of Pakistan.
These compounds remove the free water from the cells and form a pectic gel, thus promoting the loss of juiciness in fruit and a farinaceous aspect (Obenland, Crisosto, & Rose, 2003).
Pomegranate contains from 8 to 19 percent of glucose and fructose, from 3 to 7 percent - citric acid, a large number of minerals, vitamins, fiber, and pectic substances.
Effects of methoxyl content on anti-cholesterol activity of pectic substances in the rat.
In addition, the following histochemical reactions were performed: Calcofluor White M2R under fluorescence (Hughes & McCull, 1975) for cellulose; Sudan IV (Jensen, 1962) for lipophilic substances; and ruthenium red (Gregory & Baas, 1989) for pectic substances.