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hemicellulose
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A celluloselike material (in wood) that is easily decomposable as by dilute acid, yielding several different simple sugars.
Definition Source
Forest Products Laboratory. 2010. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
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Broader Term
polysaccharides
Narrower Term
mannans
xylan
Related Term
cell walls
cellulosic wastes
lignin
neutral detergent fiber
Spanish
hemicelulosa
Term Number
45073