Some properties of large and small granules of waxy barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) endosperm starch.

Abstract

Large and small starch granules were isolated and characterized from mature barley kernels with waxy endosperms. The large granules of any given waxy cultivar contained more amylose than the small granules of the same cultivar. It was also found that large granules contained a greater amount of long amylopectin B chains and had a lower fraction III:fraction… (More)

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