The physical, chemical and functional characterization of starches from Andean tubers: oca (Oxalis tuberosa Molina), olluco (Ullucus tuberosus Caldas) and mashua (Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruiz & Pavón)

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Beatriz Valcárcel-Yamani; Gerby Giovanna Rondán-Sanabria; Flavio Finardi-Filho;
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (issn: 2175-9790)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1984-82502013000300007
  • Subject: Scanning electron microscopy | Amidos de tuberosas | Tuber starches | Microscopia eletrônica de varredura | Andean tubers | Tuberosas andinas | Pharmacy and materia medica | RS1-441

The physical, chemical, and functional properties of starches isolated from the Andean tubers oca (Oxalis tuberosa M.), olluco (Ullucus tuberosus C.) and mashua (Tropaeolum tuberosum R. & P.) were studied. The tubers were obtained from a local grocery. The morphology of... View more
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