Cereals pp 13-19 | Cite as

Present and Future Uses of Cereal Starches

  • David Howling
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Abstract

Starch is one of the major photosynthetic products and is therefore a constantly renewable resource. It is laid down exclusively by plants to be a source of energy, being converted to sugars by enzymes on the germination of the seed.

Keywords

Sugar Surfactant Fermentation Starch Maize 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Howling
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  1. 1.Hollings FacultyManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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