- a pentosan, found chiefly in vegetable gums, that yields arabinose upon hydrolysis.
Origin of araban
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The pentosans, araban and xylan, occur normally in the stems and outer seed coats of many common plants.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher