• Studies on plant mucilages - Part III. Mucilage from the tubers ofCurculigo orchioides

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      Xylose; Mannose; Uronic Acid; Glucuronic Acid; Phenylhydrazine

    • Abstract


      The mucilage from the tubers ofCurculigo orchioides Gaertn. is constituted from mannose, glucose and glucuronic acid in the molecular ratio of 6:9:10. It is present to an extent of 8·12 per cent.

      The results of a proximate analysis of the root powder are also given.

    • Author Affiliations


      P S Rao1 R M Beri1

      1. Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun
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