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- Gunasekera, R.S., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2001 v.49 no.6 pp. 3051-3057
- chemical composition; interspecific variation; pectins; receptors; mandarins; oranges; heparin; fibroblasts; uronic acids; growth factors; grapefruits; lemons
- ... This study was undertaken to characterize the pectin from four citrus species and to determine their in vitro inhibitory activities on the binding of fibroblast growth factor (FGF) to the FGF receptor (FGFR). Pectin from various parts of lemon, grapefruit, tangerine, and orange were isolated and characterized. Tangerine had the highest pectin content among the four citrus species. Segment membrane ...