Metabolism of polymethylgalacturonate in apple fruit cortical tissue during ripening

Changes in the composition and metabolism of polymethylgalacturonate were followed in ripening apples. After the onset of ethylene production and fruit softening total polygalacturonate decreased and the water soluble fraction increased. No change was detected in the overall degree of esterification...

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Published in:Phytochemistry, Vol. 17, No. 8 (1978), p. 1261-1264
Other Involved Persons: Knee, M.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0031-9422
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright (c) 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd
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