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Scanning Electron Microscopic Examination of Different Varieties of Oat Grains in Comparison with the Analyzed Degree of Starch Breakdown and Glycaemic Responses in Horses

Authors(5) :-Mandy Bochnia, Sabine Walther, Hans Schenkel, Kristin Romanowski, Annette Zeyner

Starch granules of different varieties of oat grains were observed by a scanning electron microscope (SEM) in order to provide information about morphologic characteristics e.g. the surface and interconnections of the granules to evaluate a possible enzyme attack and degradation, respectively. Additional information about the analyzed degree of starch breakdown and the glycaemic responses in horses after feeding the oat grains were used as parameters for comparison. The SEM has been used as an effective tool in determination of shapes and surface structures of various starch granules, in particular the description of differences within one variety.
Mandy Bochnia, Sabine Walther, Hans Schenkel, Kristin Romanowski, Annette Zeyner
starch granules, scanning electron microscope, oat grains, glycaemic response, horse
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | May-June 2015
  Date of Publication : 2015-07-05
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 110-113
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151232
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Mandy Bochnia, Sabine Walther, Hans Schenkel, Kristin Romanowski, Annette Zeyner, "Scanning Electron Microscopic Examination of Different Varieties of Oat Grains in Comparison with the Analyzed Degree of Starch Breakdown and Glycaemic Responses in Horses", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.110-113, May-June-2015.
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