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Table 1 Comparison between sugar composition of durian seed gum and other plant based gums

From: Chemical composition and molecular structure of polysaccharide-protein biopolymer from Durio zibethinusseed: extraction and purification process

Plant gum Monosaccharide composition
  Rham Xyl Arab Glu Gal Man
Durian seed gum a trace 0.4 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.0 40.8 ± 3.9 58.2 ± 3.2 -
Durian seed gum b trace 0.3 ± 0.0 0.8 ± 0.1 44.6 ± 2.8 54.4 ± 3.5 -
Durian seed gum c 21 - - 70 8 -
Yanang gum d 0.5 72.9 7.7 11.0 8.4 -
Locust bean gum e 0.2 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 4.1 ± 0.1 14.6 ± 0.2 51.9 ± 0.5
Malva nut gum f 29.4 ± 0.1 2.1 ± 0.1 31.9 ± 0.2 2.7 ± 0.2 29.2 ± 0.2 4.8 ± 0.3
Prosopis seed gum g - - 2.5 ± 0.2 13.9 ± 1.2 27.3 ± 0.8 56.3 ± 0.8
  1. Data presented are the mean value ± standard deviation, Rham Rhamnose, Xyl Xylose, Arab Arabinose, Glu Glucose, Gal Galactose, Man Mannose, a Crude aqueous durian seed gum (current study), b Crude chemically-extracted durian seed gum (current study), c Amin et al. [6], d Singthong et al. [9], e Dakia et al. [10], f Somboonpanyakul et al. [11], g Ibaňez and Ferrero [12].