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Synonyms for amylum

a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice

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Tate & Lyle said: "We anticipate results will be close to market expectations with a weaker Amylum result in the final quarter being offset by a satisfactory performance in the rest of the business.
Profits were boosted by an improved performance from its European starch company Amylum, where better sales of high-margin products offset lower prices.
Food and drink: The Commission cleared on 11 August an acquisition by UK sugar giant Tate & Lyle of sole control of Amylum UK and Amylum Europe, both previously jointly controlled by Tate and Compagnie Industrielle et Financiere des Produits Amylaces SA (CIP).
The firm is set to acquire the remainder of Amylum and Staley, two firms they have minority shares in, from French firm CIP for pounds 274million.
The native corn starch was from Amylum, with 30 wt% amylose and 70 wt% amylopectin content, and was plasticized with 35 wt% glycerol.
Product 1 Acidum Boricum 2 Acidum Gadobenicum 3 Acidum Pamidronicum 4 Adeps Wool 5 Allopurinolum 100Mg 6 Aminophyllinum 7 Amylum 8 Atropinum 9 Betamethasonum 0.
One unit of amylase activity was defined as 10 mg amylum was hydrolyzed by 100 ml enzyme solution in 30 min at 37[degrees]C.
Most recently, she worked for Amylum (a division of Tate and Lyle) as Regional Sales Manager and Key Account Manager.
It had been boosted by the improved performance of cereal sweetener and food starch arm Amylum.
Despite the dip in profits, Tate and Lyle's underlying trading was in line with internal expectations and had been boosted by the improved performance of cereal sweetener and food starch arm Amylum.
Its North American starch business Staley and European starch company Amylum improved performance, benefiting from better margins.
Only a small quantity of amylum and protein can be decomposed to monosaccharide and free amino acid.
TATE & Lyle, the food company best known for its sugar products, disappointed investors yesterday by revealing it expects margins at its Amylum starch business to be flat during the second half year.
In Europe, the company said its Amylum sweetner and starch business had seen price increases of around ten per cent in January, which would improve earnings next year.
Tate & Lyle, tel:020 7626 6525, whilst continuing to refocus the Group towards higher-margin and higher-growth businesses, disposing of underperforming assets and eliminating costs wherever possible, have acquired the minorities in Amylum and Staley; as well as selling off the commodity Australian sugar business, at Bundaberg, and eight of the company's other smaller businesses.