Measurement of resistant starch.

  title={Measurement of resistant starch.},
  author={Barry V Mccleary and Dympna A Monaghan},
  journal={Journal of AOAC International},
  volume={85 3},
A robust and reliable method was developed to measure resistant starch (RS), i.e., starch that enters the large intestine. In vivo conditions were reflected as much as possible while a user-friendly format was maintained. Parameters investigated included a-amylase concentration, pH of incubation, maltose inhibition of alpha-amylase, the need for amyloglucosidase inclusion, the effect of shaking and stirring on determined values, and problems in recovering and analyzing the RS-containing pellet… CONTINUE READING


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