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
Success in the preparation of fruit jellies depends chiefly upon the amount of pectose contained in the fruit.
Such fruits as peaches, cherries, and others containing but a small proportion of pectose, cannot be made into a firm jelly.
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