Technical Sheet of Some Wild Yam (Dioscorea) Species Starch Functional Properties

Sahoré Drogba Alexis
2013 IOSR Journal of Pharmacy (IOSRPHR)  
The starches extracted from the tuber of some wild yam species (D, praehensilis, D hirtiflora. D.bulbifera (bulbil and tuber) D. multifera, D burkilliana, D. dumetorum and D. togoensis) picked in the Ivory Coast forest zone, have been studied according to their functional properties which included: iodine absorption spectrum, viscosity, swelling and solubility, syneresis and clarity. These studies showed a wide variety of starches from one species to another at the morphological level.
doi:10.9790/3013-0361066-72 fatcat:v67x54deybgizirvle7x4oxr5m