Length of xyloglucan

Range 50 to 500 nm
Organism Plants
Reference Cosgrove DJ. Assembly and enlargement of the primary cell wall in plants. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 1997 13: 171-201. p.176 bottom paragraphPubMed ID9442872
Comments Because xyloglucans are longer (~50–500 nm) than the spacing between cellulose microfibrils (20– 40 nm, BNID 106008), they have the potential to link microfibrils together.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106011