pectose


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pectose

(ˈpɛkˌtəʊz)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an insoluble carbohydrate found in the cell walls of unripe fruit that is converted to pectin by enzymic processes
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The cell walls of under-ripe fruit contain pectose, an insoluble substance that changes into soluble pectin as the fruit ripens.
The cell walls of under-ripe fruit contain pectose, a substance that changes into soluble pectin as the fruit ripens.