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- initialism Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.
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In preliminary experiments, Yokoyama, Kim and their colleagues made experimental all-oat or all-barley breads, as well as whole-wheat breads, using a commercially available, plant-derived carbohydrate known as HPMC (short for hydroxypropyl methylcellulose).
Director, Horticulture Planning and Marketing shall hold additional charge of the post of Managing Director, HPMC till further orders.
Shahid Inayatullah, KAS, Managing Director, Horticulture Produce and Marketing Corporation (HPMC), has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary, Planning and Development, against an available vacancy.
The compound, HPMC, might be added to hamburgers, pizza and other foods in the future, they say.
The HPMC that the scientists are investigating is derived from a plant source proprietary to manufacturer Dow Wolff Cellulosics of Midland, Mich.
Yokoyama and Kim determined that barley, oat, and whole-wheat breads made with HPMC had cholesterol-lowering effects.
They are interested in HPMC as a substitute for gluten, a compound present in wheat but lacking in other grains such as oats and barley.
But HPMC can perform that essential biochemical chore, too.
Though this HPMC is widely used in familiar foods-as a thickener, for instance-its cholesterol-lowering properties as an ingredient in whole-grain breads haven't been widely studied, Yokoyama reported.
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