Dextrosedglucosec6h12o6

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Unformatted text preview: en corn starch and an enzyme. In addition to its food uses, dextrose has many pharmaceutical and industrial uses as well. Dextrose, often referred to as corn sugar, is less sweet than sucrose, common table sugar. It is also called glucose. Corn Syrups Like dextrose, corn syrups are created by processing corn starch with acids or enzymes. Corn syrups also find their way into many industrial and medical products, in either its liquid or dried form. In addition to providing sweetness, they improve foods in other ways, such as keeping baked goods from drying out too quickly. Dextrose (D­Glucose)C6H1206 D­Fructose is an isomer of glucose(C6H1206). Fructose is the sweetest naturally occurring sugar, estimated to be twice as sweet as sucrose. Fructose is often recommended for, and consumed by, people with diabetes mellitus or hypoglycemia, because it has a very low glycemic index (GI) relative to cane sugar (sucrose). Table sugar is sucrose. It is made from two sucrose It simpler sugars called glucose and fructose. glucose fructose Glucose is sometimes called dextrose. dextrose Glucose is a little less sweet than sucrose, and fructose is a sweeter than sucrose. Simple sugars can join to form long chains. Glucose units can chain up to form amylose, the starch in corn, amylose the or cellulose. Amylose can be broken down into its cellulose simple glucose units using enzymes. The result is called "corn syrup". Processing it some more using enzymes that convert glucose into fructose, yields "high fructose corn syrup". The mixture of glucose and fructose is similar to that in sucrose and it is sweeter than plain corn syrup. Glucose Fructose Sucrose Amylose Cellulose Solubles Solubles Solubles are made from the water in which the corn is softened during the milling process. This steepwater is useful in the production of antibiotics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and yeast. Protein & Fiber (Gluten & Hulls) The protein in corn, called gluten, can be ground into gluten meal. Gluten meal is protein­rich and is used as animal feed primarily for poultry, swine and pet food. The fiber in corn, much of which comes from hulls, is made into a medium­energy, medium­protein feed product called corn gluten feed. It is used primarily in beef and dairy cattle rations. Germ The germ can be ground into meal and makes an excellent animal feed. About 25% of the germ is corn oil, which has food, drug, and industrial uses. Dextrose (D­Glucose) C6H12O6 D­Fructose is an isomer of glucose C6H12O6 Fructose is the sweetest naturally occurring sugar, estimated to be twice as sweet as sucrose. Fructose is often recommended for, and consumed by, people with diabetes mellitus or hypoglycemia, because it has a very low glycemic index (GI) relative to cane sugar (sucrose). Solubles Solubles Solubles are made from the water in which the corn is softened during the milling process. This steepwater is useful in the production of antibiotics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and yeast. Protein &...
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