The Plant Cell Walls

A new e-chapter, entitled “The structure of plant cell-walls” has been added to the series of e-chapters in Glycopedia (
The chapter, co-signed by Jean-Paul Joseleau and Serge Perez, provides a comprehensive presentation of the plurality of plant cell walls and the diversity of their polysaccharide constituents. Special attention has been paid to use the recently adopted Symbol Nomenclature for Graphical Representations of Glycans (Glycobiology, 2015) in all structural depictions of plant polysaccharides.

All figures can be downloaded.The chapter is accompanied by a comprehensive list of relevant publications. A pdf version of the chapter can be downloaded :