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Table 5 Sugar composition of the painting samples collected from the paintings in El Brujo (Peru) and in the Nefertari tomb (Egypt)

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

Sample Analytical procedure Sugar relative content Sugar composition (%)
    Xylose arabinose rhamnose fucose galacturonic acid glucuronic acid mannose galactose glucose
P-c GCI 0.15% 24 25 4 0 - - 9 37 Yes
P-c DCCI 0.12% 17 15 5 1 0 0 14 44 Yes
Nef-y GCI 2.04% 0 70 1 0 - - 0 29 No
Nef-r DCCI 1.54% 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 39 No