The simplest form of pectin comprises polymers of ?-(1–4)-linked D-galacturonic acid. Main component of the middle lamella of plants where it helps to bind cells together.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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