hemicellulose

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hem·i·cel·lu·lose

 (hĕm′ĭ-sĕl′yə-lōs′, -lōz′)
n.
Any of several branched polysaccharides that are composed of a variety of different monosaccharides and form a matrix with cellulose and lignin or pectin in plant cell walls. It is produced commercially from corn fiber.

hemicellulose

(ˌhɛmɪˈsɛljʊˌləʊz)
n
(Botany) any of a group of plant polysaccharides that occur chiefly in the cell wall

hem•i•cel•lu•lose

(ˌhɛm ɪˈsɛl yəˌloʊs)

n.
any of a group of polysaccharides, intermediate in complexity between sugar and cellulose, that hydrolyze to monosaccharides more readily than cellulose.
[1890–95]
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Supply of a q-tof mass spectrometer for coupling to scf chromatography, In particular for the analysis of nonpolar compounds from lignocelluloses, Eg extractives, Plant constituents, Lignans, Hemicelluloses, (modified) oligosaccharides and lignin.
Although hemicellulose contents in forbs and shrubs were lower than grasses but followed the same pattern of decrease and increase in hemicelluloses contents at three harvests.
The fibre from the tropical plants is more resistant to rumen degradation by microbes present in forestomach which produce enzymes to digest cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin (Van Soest et al.
Since cellulose is a thermally stable polymer, the hemicelluloses and lignin are degraded before cellulose during thermal degradation.
Generally, lignocellulosic biomass is a heterogeneous material of three types of biopolymer, which are cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin [9].
8[degrees]C (>200[degrees]C) which is due to the removal of waxy layers and hemicelluloses.
The authors emphasized the presence of uronic acids in some hemicelluloses, particularly the xylans.
Wood flour is natural material and it contains 42-44% cellulose, 26-32% hemicelluloses, 18-29% lignin and minerals for soft and hard wood but percentages change with tree characteristics.
There are many species among Prevotella which are involved in the degradation of hemicelluloses, pectin, starch, protein, respectively [26].
Lignocellulosic materials generally consist of 40% cellulose, 30% hemicelluloses and 20% lignin as main components, associated in a hetero-matrix at different degrees and several related compositions depending on the type, species and even source of the biomass (Lee et al.
More recently, as a criteria for superior clone selections, the fine wood chemistry has also been considered, especially regarded to its cellulose, hemicelluloses, extractives, and lignin contents, as well as lignin syringyl/guaiacyl ratio (S:G).