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Studies on varagu starch.

Salimath, P. V. and Wankhede, D. B. and Tharanathan, R. N. (1980) Studies on varagu starch. Staerke, 32 (4). 109-112, 20 ref..

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Abstract

Starch was isolated from varagu millet in 63% yield. Study of the physical properties revealed moderate swelling (about 15 at 95 degree C) and low solubility in water (55% at 95 degree C), extensive solubility in dimethyl sulphoxide ( greater than 95% in 30 h), probably indicative of easy solvent penetration due to labile and heterogeneous bonding forces within the granule. Brabender amylograms indicated little retrogradation on cooling, owing to strong bonding between the linear and branched molecules. The amylose content determined by paper chromatographic fractionation and 'blue value' was 24%.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: STARCHES-SPECIFIC; millet starch, properties of varagu; SOLUBILITY-; millet starch, solubility of varagu; RETROGRADATION-; millet starch, retrogradation of varagu; MILLETS-; properties of varagu millet starch
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 30 Starch Chemistry
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 21 Cereals > 05 Ragi (Finger Millet)
Divisions: Dept. of Biochemistry
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 May 2016 12:23
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 12:23
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/6902

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