Origin of inulin
Examples from the Web for inulin
In addition the juice contains taraxacerin (derived from the former), asparagin, inulin, resins and salts.
Inulin is a compound closely related to starch, and upon digestion with acids, yields levulose just as starch yields glucose.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
Mannan bears the same relation to mannose that starch does to glucose and inulin to fructose.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Biscuits made of inulin, the starchy principle largely contained in Iceland moss, were suggested by Kuelz.
Inulin, in′ū-lin, n. a starch-like product used in medicine, obtained principally from the roots of the plant Inula or Elecampane.