Phytin


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Phytin

 

the calcium magnesium salt of phytic acid; a widely distributed natural compound found in plants.

Large quantities of Phytin are found in bran and in oil cakes of cotton, hemp, and other plants. A therapeutic agent called Phytin is obtained from the substances. A white, amorphous, odorless powder poorly soluble in water, it is used in medicine to stimulate hematopoiesis, accelerate bone growth and development, and treat some neurological disorders.

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2+] produced in plots treated with RHA which Modi and Asanzi (2008) reported to be a major constituent of chlorophyll, proto-chlorophyll, pectin and phytin in maize.
TABLA II ACTIVIDAD FITASICA EN EL EPITELIO INTESTINAL DE OVINOS JOVENES ALIMENTADOS CON CONCENTRACIONES CRECIENTES DE FOSFORO FITICO/PHYTASE ACTIVITY IN THE INTESTINAL EPITHELIUM OF YOUNG SHEEP FED WITH INCRESING CONCENTRATIONS OF PHYTIN PHOSPHORUS Tratamientos Duodeno Yeyuno (Fosforo fitico %) 0 1,43 [+ o -] 0,03 (b) 0.
Phytase is an enzyme that degrades phytin or phytic acid.
Phytin is one of the most important forms of organic P in soil.
myo-Inositol is important in the synthesis of phytin, galactinol, raffinose, and stachyose in soybean seeds and is synthesized by myo-inositol phosphate synthase (MIPS; EC 5.
Early EB, Turk EE (1944) Time and rate of synthesis of phytin in com grain during the reproductive period.
Organic Phosphate: (i) Phytin, inositol hexaphosphates 940-50%); (ii) Nucleic acid and its nucleotides (0.
The enzyme phytase, produced by microorganisms and some plants, must be added to pig diets to utilize phytin phosphorus.
Crude rice bran is rich in B vitamins, oil, high quality protein, phytin, dietary fiber, silica, oryzanol and other antioxidants, and phytosterols.
3%), phytin (2-3%) as well as phenolic compounds and dithiolthiones.
3-1 Comparison between inositol produced with the standard of NF-12 and FCCIV Table II-2-1 Contents of phytin in crops Table II-2-2 Output of paddy rice in the past few years Table I-3.
Rose AR (1912) The influence of phytin on seedlings.