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Table 5 GC–MS analysis of onion outer epidermal walls derivatized to TMS methyl glycosides and methyl alditols

From: Saccharide analysis of onion outer epidermal walls

  µg/mg dry weight   µg/mg dry weight  
TMS methyl glycosides % Methyl alditols %
Glc 14.5 2 223 45
GalA 531 77 41 8
Gal 110 16 135 27
Xyl 15.5 2 37 7
Rha 4.5 1 15 3
Ara 4.5 1 16 3
Man 11.8 2 33 7
Total 691.8 100 500 100