About Us | Help Videos | Contact Us | Subscriptions
 

Soil Science Society of America Journal Abstract -

Biosynthesis of Soil Polysaccharides: I. Glucose and Alfalfa Tissue Substrates1

 

This article in SSSAJ

  1. Vol. 27 No. 2, p. 156-160
     
    Received: Apr 4, 1962
    Accepted: Oct 30, 1962


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
Request Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2136/sssaj1963.03615995002700020021x
  1. R. F. Keefer and
  2. J. L. Mortensen2

Abstract

Abstract

Glucose, galactose, mannose, arabinose, xylose, rhamnose, fucose, ribose (trace), uronic acid, and five unidentified sugars were chromatographically separated from hydrolysates of polysaccharides extracted from soil which had been incubated with glucose-1-C-14 or C14-alfalfa tissue. All sugars in the polysaccharide became labeled during the incubation period, but glucose, galactose, and mannose contained more carbon-14 than other sugars. Xylose was present in greatest concentration. Concentrations of glucose, galactose, mannose, arabinose, and rhamnose were similar.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © . Soil Science Society of America