Table 4

Weight (Mw) and number (Mn) average molecular weight and polydispersity index (Mw/Mn) of extractable arabinoxylan, and yield and Calcofluor average molecular weight (Mcf) of extractable β-glucan

Analysis

Wheat reference bread

Bread with milled rye kernels

Bread with whole rye kernels

Wheat reference bread

Porridge of milled rye kernels

Porridge of whole rye kernels



Arabinoxylan

Mw (105g/mol)

6.15

10.9

13.1

6.13

16.0

15.4

Mn (105g/mol)

3.13

3.07

7.38

2.82

13.6

12.8

Mw/Mn

1.97

3.55

1.78

2.17

1.18

1.20

β-glucan

Extractability (%)

37

35

25

26

14

14

Mcf (105g/mol)

1.93

3.90

6.18

2.16

8.40

8.88


Isaksson et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-31

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