Comparison of Scanning Electron Microscopic Examination of Oats, Barley and Maize Grains with the Analyzed Degree of Starch Breakdown and Glycaemic Responses in Horses

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

Size and surface-structure of starch granules and their interconnections influence starch hydrolysis. In native grains, these factors depend mainly from the botanical origin. Previously, it has been demonstrated that microscopic examination of starch granules refers to precaecal starch digestibility. A comparison of the elevated morphological characteristics of starch granules in scanning electron microscopic pictures with the degree of starch breakdown and the glycaemic response in adult horses after feeding a defined meal offers a tool to explain differences in the responsibility to enzyme attack and starch degradation.

Authors and Affiliations

Mandy Bochnia
Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
Sabine Walther
Institute for Geosciences Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
Hans Schenkel
Regional Office of Agricultural Chemistry, University Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany
Kristin Romanowski
Chair of Nutritional Physiology and Animal Nutrition, University of Rostock, Germany
Annette Zeyner
Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany

starch granules, scanning electron microscope, cereal 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) : 81-84
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151233
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Mandy Bochnia, Sabine Walther, Hans Schenkel, Kristin Romanowski, Annette Zeyner, " Comparison of Scanning Electron Microscopic Examination of Oats, Barley and Maize Grains 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.81-84, May-June-2015. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST151233
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST151233

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