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  • 1 Slovak Academy of Sciences Institute of Chemistry Bratislava Czechoslovakia
  • 2 Slovak Technical University Faculty of Chemical Technology Bratislava Czechoslovakia
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Chemical and structural changes of two-insoluble heteroxylans of different origin after -irradiation treatment were studied by IR spectroscopy and sugar analysis of the obtained polymeric fractions. Radiolytic degradation in solid states was found to be an effective fragmentation method for structural analysis of complex insoluble polysaccharides.