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The acidic polysaccharide from the seed-coat mucilage of Hyptis suaveolens is a highly branched L-fuco-4-O-methyl-D-glucurono-D-xylan for which a structure is proposed having a 4-linked beta-D-xylan backbone carrying side chains of single 4-O-methyl-alpha-D-glucuronic acid residues at O-2 and 2-O-L-fucopyranosyl-D-xylopyranose units at O-3. The structural analysis involves base-catalyzed beta-elimination of uronic acid residues from the methylated glycan followed by degradation using a modified Svensson oxidation-elimination sequence.


G O Aspinall, P Capek, R C Carpenter, D C Gowda, J Szafranek. A novel L-fuco-4-O-methyl-D-glucurono-D-xylan from Hyptis suaveolens. Carbohydrate research. 1991 Jul 18;214(1):107-13

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