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Starch or amylum is a polymeric carbohydrate consisting of numerous glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds. This polysaccharide is produced by most green plants for energy storage. Worldwide, it is the most common carbohydrate in human diets, and is contained in large amounts in staple foods like wheat, potatoes, maize (corn), rice, and cassava (manioc).   Wikipedia

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amylum | mixture of polynuclear iron(iii)-oxyhydroxide, sucrose and starches | starch

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