Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 151–154 | Cite as

Polysaccharides of Matricaria chamomilla I. Monosaccharide composition of the polysaccharide complex

  • A. G. Gorin
  • A. I. Yakovlev
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Conclusions

1. A polysaccharide has been isolated from the inflorescences ofMatricaria chamomilla L. It has been established that it is composed of D-galacturonic acid (45%), D-galactose (12.2%), D-glucose (2.3%), L-rhamnose (5.3%), L-arabinose (10.2%), and D-xylose (20.8%).

2. The information obtained permits the polysaccharide of the camomile to be assigned to the class of pectin substances.

Keywords

Polysaccharide Monosaccharide Galacturonic Acid Partial Hydrolysis Neutral Sugar 

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  • A. I. Yakovlev

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