Origin of pectose
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What change does heat bring about in the pectose substances of fruits?Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value
Pectose is a modification of pectin; it is insoluble in water.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
Such fruits as peaches, cherries, and others containing but a small proportion of pectose, cannot be made into a firm jelly.
Success in the preparation of fruit jellies depends chiefly upon the amount of pectose contained in the fruit.
Starch does not enter into the composition of carrots, but a small portion of pectose is found instead.
- an insoluble carbohydrate found in the cell walls of unripe fruit that is converted to pectin by enzymic processes
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