Handbook of Dietary Fiber

Handbook of Dietary Fiber

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Presents the latest research on the analysis, metabolism, function, and physicochemical properties of fiber, fiber concentrates, and bioactive isolates--exploring the effect of fiber on chronic disease, cardiovascular health, cancer, and diabetes. Examines food applications and the efficacy and safety of psyllium, sugar beet fiber, pectin, alginate, gum arabic, and rice bran.in food plants contain. in addition to polysaccharides, the hydrophobic polymers lignin or su- berin. which make the cell walls hydrophobic. ... Suberin. together with associated waxes, occurs in the walls of cork cells which, for example, form the skin of potato tubers. ... the plant material in buffer containing 10 mM 2- mercaptoethanol at 4AdC. The homogenate was centrifuged, the resulting pellet sonicated, anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Dietary Fiber
Author:Susan Sungsoo Cho
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-08-17


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