Rapid extraction and solubilization of potato starch with Dimethylsulfoxide

J. C. Snyder, J. R. Sowokinos, S. L. Desborough

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Abstract

Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) solubilization of starch from lyophilized potato tissue is equally quantitative and more convenient than solubilization in dilute alkali, especially when analysis of a large number of samples is necessary. Starch extraction with DMSO decreases the handling time of each sample by eliminating sonication, filtration, and centrifugation steps required by the NaOH solubilization technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-517
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Potato Journal
Volume54
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1977

Keywords

  • dimethyl sulf oxide
  • DMSO
  • starch extraction
  • Starch quantitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science

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