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Synonyms for starch

a quality of active mental and physical forcefulness

to make stiff or stiffer

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Synonyms for starch

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

a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering

stiffen with starch

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The present study investigated the effect of single and dual chemical modifications on functional and rheological properties of starch isolated from Pakistani potato cultivar.
Resistant starch is a starch that lacks enough of the right enzymes for you to completely digest the food.
The present sources of commercial starch are corn (maize), wheat, potato, cassava and rice.
It is no secret that rice starch is a natural and versatile ingredient, providing a clean, smooth mouth-feel and good stabilisation qualities for desserts and yogurts.
It's a known fact that plants feed themselves during the day by sun's energy to transform carbon dioxide into sugars and starch, however, after the sun set, to prevent starvation they depend on their store of starch, Fox News reported.
Get a detailed picture of the Starches and Starch Products market;
The participants found a denser, darker and firmer crust in the focaccia bread and found the resistant starch containing focaccia bread to be more likeable than the control bread (a result that was statistically significant).
This is in stark contrast to ‘non-resistant' starch – from high-glucose sweet foods, for example – that's quickly digested in the body and then converted to either short-term energy or stored in the body.
However, it would be beneficial to blend PHB with some natural polymers like starch, one of the most abundant natural food sources.
National Starch Food Innovation has expanded its award-winning Novation functional native starch portfolio with the addition of Novation 6260.
of Melbourne, Australia, and National Starch LLC of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, have partnered to establish a site for the manufacture of Plantic products in the U.
Researchers in academia and industry alike have focused their efforts in last 100 years towards unraveling the mysteries of starch and enhancing its application with the help of chemical modification (Alavi, 2003) and because of this, starch has ceased to be just a source of energy as it now finds various other applications in both food and non food areas.
Europe Modified Starch Market by Application (Food & Beverages, Animal Feed, Medicines & Pharmaceuticals, Weaving & Textiles, Paper Making, Cosmetics, Others), by Source (Corn, Wheat, Potato, Cassava, Others), by Geography - Analysis and Forecast to 2020
An absorbent article for feminine protection comprising a liquid pervious topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent core intermediate the backsheet and the topsheet, and a cationic modified starch, wherein the cationic modified starch comprises starch modified by a cationizing agent comprising an ammonium group, wherein the degree of substitution of the cationizing agent is from about 0.