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hard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass

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Different amounts of glutaric acid were reacted with adlay starch at different temperatures--in the range of 70 C to 130 C--for different reaction times (3 hours to 9 hours).
After digestion with amylase and amyloglucosidase, the water-soluble fraction of glutarate starch had more oligosaccharides resistant to digestive enzymes than did native adlay starch.
Keywords: Adlay oil; Coix lachryma-jobi; Plasma lipids; Insulin; Leptin; Rats
Adlay ("soft-shelled job's tear", Coix lachryma-jobi L.
lachryma-jobi by dividing the whole plant into eight parts, and have found that the adlay bran has the most significant effect of reducing the content of plasma cholesterol.
Feeding studies were performed as follows: (a) control group (lard 10%); (b) adlay oil 5% group (adlay oil 5% + lard 5%); (c) adlay oil 10% group (adlay oil 10%).
05) (Table 3) as well either in the 5% or 10% adlay oil groups.
Effects of different doses adlay oil diets on blood lipids
To evaluate the effects of adlay oil on the regulation of plasma lipids in rats, the total cholesterol and triacylglycerols were assayed.
Effects of the concentration of plasma insulin and leptin were affected on the adlay oil diets
BAR has been coordinating 49 adlay projects implemented through the Department of Agriculture's regional field offices, state universities and colleges, and Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization, and with the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura.
Across the regions, various adlay products have been developed and are now available to be tapped by the private sector for the mainstream market.
Since 2010, the DA has been promoting adlay as a staple food under its food security blueprint called the Food Staples Sufficiency Program.
Based on adaptability trials in strategic locations nationwide, the following adlay varieties were identified: the commonly grown gulian, kinampay (ginampay) and pulot (or tapol), as well as the linay, mataslai, agle gestakyan, NOMIARC dwarf, jalayhay, and ag-gey.
Agriculture Undersecretary Berna Romulo-Puyat has been bridging chefs and farmers to especially promote less known Filipino products like adlay.