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Table 3 Average relative sugar percentage content of arabic, cherry and tragacanth gums obtained with the DCCI and GCI procedures, and corresponding confidence interval at a confidence level of 99%

From: Analysis of plant gums and saccharide materials in paint samples: comparison of GC-MS analytical procedures and databases

Gum Relative percentage content (%) Analytical procedure
  xylose arabinose rhamnose fucose galacturonic acid glucuronic acid fructose glucose mannose galactose  
arabic 0 28 ± 4 14 ± 2 0 0 12 ± 3 - 0 0 45 ± 5 DCCI
  0 37 ± 3 18 ± 3 0 - - 0 0 0 44 ± 5 GCI
cherry 6 ± 3 46 ± 10 1 ± 1 0 0 7 ± 7 - 0 3 ± 2 34 ± 14 DCCI
  11 ± 1 50 ± 6 2 ± 1 0 - - 0 1 ± 1 2 ± 2 34 ± 6 GCI
tragacanth 22 ± 5 34 ± 6 2 ± 1 8 ± 2 8 ± 9 1 ± 1 - 12 ± 6 0 12 ± 2 DCCI
  24 ± 3 45 ± 5 1 ± 0 11 ± 3 - - 1 ± 0 8 ± 3 0 9 ± 2 GCI