amylopectin


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amylopectin

[‚am·ə·lō′pek·tən]
(biochemistry)
A highly branched, high-molecular-weight carbohydrate polymer composed of about 80% corn starch.
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The debranching group (isoamylase and pullanase) breaks a 1-6 glycoside linkage in amylopectin of starch.
Amylose and amylopectin were assessed according to the methodology of the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC, 2001).
Taro (Colocasia esculenta) amylopectin structure and its effect on starch functional properties.
The crude protein, ME, total starch, resistant starch and amylopectin contents were higher in cassava chips than in cassava pellets (2.
The substrate of amylase is starch, which is a polysaccharide and composed of two types of polymers amylose and amylopectin.
Amylose is a linear polymer of [alpha]-1,4-linked glucose units, whereas amylopectin is a branched polymer of [alpha]-1,4-linked glucose segments connected by 1,6-linkages [4].
Gorton, High- performance anion-exchange chromatography electrospray mass spectrometry for investigation of the substituent distribution in hydroxypropylated potato amylopectin starch, J.
Starch is a mixture of the glucose polymers amylose and amylopectin.
Mochi has a heterogeneous structure of amylopectin gel, starch grains, and air bubbles.
Acid thinning involves hydrolysis of starch by applications of both organic and inorganic acids to break starch molecular chains namely: amylose and amylopectin.
APU acts on starch and hydrolyses a-16 glycosidic bonds of amylopectin and also hydrolyses a-14 glycosidic linkage of amylose and amylopectin to produce maltohexaose maltopentaose maltotetraose maltotriose maltose and glucose.
Semi-synthetic analogues are derivatives of natural substances with physicochemical properties modified in the desired way by introducing specific functional groups: carboxymethylcellulose, methylcellulose, amylopectin, ethylcellulose, modified starches [2, 3].