Skip to main content

Table 7 Total solubility parameters ( δ mn ) and solubility parameter components of common cutin monomers and cell wall constituents

From: Estimation of the solubility parameters of model plant surfaces and agrochemicals: a valuable tool for understanding plant surface interactions

  Solubility parameter components (MJ1/2m-3/2)  
Compound δ d δ p δ h δ mn (MJ1/2 m-3/2)
Solubility parameter range of cutin monomers (minimal and maximal values)     
16-Oxy, hexanodecanoate 15.9 2.2 5.9 17.2
9,10-Epoxy-18-oxy-octadecanoate 15.5 3.0 6.5 17.1
10,16-Oxy- hexanodecanoate* 15.7 3.3 7.8 17.8*
10-Oxy, 16-hydroxy-hexanodecanoate** 16.1 2.9 10.3 19.4**
9,12,18,-Oxy-octadecanoate* 15.6 4.1 7.1 17.7*
9-Oxy, 18,12-dihydroxy-octadecanoate** 16.3 3.8 10.9 20.0**
Solubility parameter range of cell wall polysaccharide monomers***     
D-Glucose 13.8 16.6 24.2 32.6
D-Polygalacturonic acid 15.0 14.7 23.3 31.3
  1. * minimal δ mn assuming that all hydroxyl groups are esterified.
  2. ** maximal δ mn assuming only two ester bonds.
  3. ***assuming two glycosidic bonds.