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xylan
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A polysaccharide composed of xylose residues. Xylans are usually 1,4-linked and occur with cellulose in wood and, particularly, in cereal straws and brans.
Definition Source
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Broader Term
hemicellulose
Related Term
endo-1,4-beta-xylanase
xylan 1,4-beta-xylosidase
xylan endo-1,3-beta-xylosidase
xylanolytic microorganisms
xylose
Spanish
xilano
Term Number
36997