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CLXXX. Vegetable Proteins. I. The Proteins of Dolichos Lab Lab

Narayanmurti, D and Ramaswami, CV (2008) CLXXX. Vegetable Proteins. I. The Proteins of Dolichos Lab Lab. In: Journal of the Indian Institute of Science., 88 (03). pp. 1650-1654.

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The field bean (Dolichos lab lab ; Tamil name, Mochai ; Kanarese, Avarai) is a legume which is widely cultivated in South India often as a mixed crop with cereals. The kernel of the seed enters into the diet of may South Indian households, and in the Mysore State the seed are used as a delicacy when they are green for over four months in the year. The haulm, husk and pods are commonly used a fodder. As the kernel which is widely used as an article of food and considered to be very nutritious, contains about 24% of protein hitherto uninvestigated and as the quality of protein plays an important role in nutrition, the present work was undertaken.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of the Indian Institute of Science.
Publisher: Indian
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Journal of Indian Institute of Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2009 12:14
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20601

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