Table 3.

Neutral Monosaccharide Composition of Cell Walls from the Stems of Wild-Type and fra8 Plants

SampleGlucoseXyloseMannoseGalactoseArabinoseRhamnoseFucose
Wild type345 ± 29125 ± 420 ± 111.5 ± 0.78.7 ± 0.54.7 ± 0.42.7 ± 0.1
fra8260 ± 1255 ± 232 ± 122.017.0 ± 4.24.6 ± 0.43.6 ± 0.7
  • Cell wall residues used for composition analysis were prepared from stems of 10-week-old plants. Data are means (mg/g dry cell wall) ± se of three independent assays.