Carbohydrates in grain legume seeds : improving nutritional by Cliff L Hedley

By Cliff L Hedley

The compounds making up the dry weight of seeds play a huge function in picking out the dietary caliber and eventually the makes use of and monetary worth of the seed. The carbohydrate fraction will be divided into starch, fiber and soluble carbohydrates.The results of a big collaborative software throughout Europe, this booklet covers the chemistry, dietary price, body structure, processing and breeding/biotechnology of carbohydrates in grain legume seeds. there's presently no booklet on hand which covers the thoughts for making improvements to carbohydrates in grain legumes (peas, beans etc.) which takes into consideration either dietary and agricultural requisites. This booklet fills that gap

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Firstly, extraction in 60% methanol at boiling temperature under reflux for 2 h, and secondly, homogenization with 70% methanol for 1 min at room temperature. 5). Kvasnidka et al. 5. , 1992). 29 Method I – extraction in 60% methanol under reflux for 2 h. Method II – homogenization with 70% methanol for 1 min at ambient temperature. vp A3867: AMA: Hedley: First Proof:30-Oct-00 2 30 October 2000 14:57:10 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen 34 P. Kadlec et al. sonication and that the optimum extraction time for the boiling method was 60 min.

The solubility of methyl-cyclitols is similar to that of the corresponding cyclitols. 1. Among the cyclitol galactosides only galactinol (galacto-myo-inositol) is common in seeds and particularly widespread in legume seeds (Fig. 3). It serves as the galactose donor to form galactosyl sucrose oligosaccharides, the RFO (Lehle and Tanner, 1972). Galactinol is formed from UDPgalactose and myo-inositol, and can then add a galactose residue to sucrose forming raffinose, then to raffinose to form stachyose, etc.

29 Method I – extraction in 60% methanol under reflux for 2 h. Method II – homogenization with 70% methanol for 1 min at ambient temperature. vp A3867: AMA: Hedley: First Proof:30-Oct-00 2 30 October 2000 14:57:10 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen 34 P. Kadlec et al. sonication and that the optimum extraction time for the boiling method was 60 min. Johansen et al. (1996) studied the effect of extraction solvents and temperature on the extraction yields of monosaccharides, sucrose and RFO from toasted soybean meal, cottonseed meal, field peas and a feed mixture.

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