1. It is used to make agar.
2. The native agar of G. blodgettii had 3.0% (w/w) of sulphate ester.
3. Agar extracts from G. blodgettii showed the typical pattern of unsubstituted agar with a very low degree of methylation on both galactose resi- dues.
Jun Yu, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Submitted to 1000 Plant (1KP) Transcriptomes.