Example sentences for: pectin

How can you use “pectin” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On the basis of biochemical and immunological criteria, genes have been identified in Globodera rostochiensis and Heterodera glycines that allow these nematodes to endogenously produce enzymes that can degrade cellulose and pectin, the two major components of plant cell walls.

  • Citrus, in addition to providing an ample supply of vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, and pectin, contains a host of active phytochemicals.

  • Similarly, the second most abundant component of cell walls (pectin) is the assumed target of nematode-encoded pectate lyase and exo-polygalacturonase, both functions also postulated to have been acquired by HGT.


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