cornstarch


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cornstarch,

material made by pulverizing the ground, dried residue of corn grains after preparatory soaking and the removal of the embryo and the outer covering. It is used as laundry starch, in sizing paper, in making adhesives, and in cooking. Dextrindextrin,
any one of a number of carbohydrates having the same general formula as starch but a smaller and less complex molecule. They are polysaccharides and are produced as intermediate products in the hydrolysis of starch by heat, by acids, and by enzymes.
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, corn syrup, and corn sugar are produced by the hydrolysis of cornstarch. See starchstarch,
white, odorless, tasteless, carbohydrate powder. It plays a vital role in the biochemistry of both plants and animals and has important commercial uses. In green plants starch is produced by photosynthesis; it is one of the chief forms in which plants store food.
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We work with manufacturers to coat their paper with our cornstarch film," he says.
If the mixture is too soupy, add a little more cornstarch.
Until now, USP cornstarch has been widely accepted as the standard donning powder for all types of pre-powdered exam gloves," explained Alpine's Chris Wong, senior director of distribution.
Edlich, a professor of plastic surgery and biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, addresses the dangers of using cornstarch powder to lubricate latex gloves and the latex allergy "epidemic.
In a small bowl, mix 2 teaspoons (10 ml) of water with 6 teaspoons (30 ml) of cornstarch.
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