African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 718

Full Length Research Paper

Characterization of fructans from Agave durangensis

Alma D. Orozco-Cortes
  • Alma D. Orozco-Cortes
  • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Durango, Blvd. Felipe Pescador 1830 Ote., 34080, Durango, Dgo, Mexico.
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Gerardo Alvarez-Manilla
  • Gerardo Alvarez-Manilla
  • Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States.
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Gerardo Gutierrez-Sanchez
  • Gerardo Gutierrez-Sanchez
  • Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States.
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Olga M. Rutiaga-Quinones
  • Olga M. Rutiaga-Quinones
  • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Durango, Blvd. Felipe Pescador 1830 Ote., 34080, Durango, Dgo, Mexico.
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Javier Lopez-Miranda
  • Javier Lopez-Miranda
  • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Durango, Blvd. Felipe Pescador 1830 Ote., 34080, Durango, Dgo, Mexico.
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Nicolas O. Soto-Cruz*
  • Nicolas O. Soto-Cruz*
  • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Durango, Blvd. Felipe Pescador 1830 Ote., 34080, Durango, Dgo, Mexico.
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  •  Received: 23 January 2013
  •  Accepted: 12 August 2015
  •  Published: 30 September 2015

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