Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 171–172 | Cite as

The pectin of ginseng. The structure of the poly-galacturonide

  • T. F. Solov'eva
  • L. V. Arsenyuk
  • Yu. S. Ovodov


The partial hydrolysis of the pectin ofPanax ginseng C. A. Mey gives a polygalacturonide which has a linear carbohydrate chain consisting of residues of D-galacturonic acid in the pyranose form linked by α-(1 → 4)-bonds.


Pectin Panax Ginseng Galacturonic Acid Partial Hydrolysis Methyl Ethyl Ketone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. F. Solov'eva
    • 1
  • L. V. Arsenyuk
    • 1
  • Yu. S. Ovodov
    • 1
  1. 1.Far East Branch, Siberian Division, AS USSRInstitute of Biologically Active SubstancesUSSR

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