pro·​to·​pec·​tin -ˈpek-tᵊn How to pronounce protopectin (audio)
: any of a group of water-insoluble pectic substances occurring in plants and yielding pectin or pectinic acids on hydrolysis

called also pectose

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“Protopectin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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