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Table 1 The starch, sugar, amylose and amylopectin contents, amylose/amylopectin ratio, and glycemic index of African star apple fruit parts

From: Starch composition, glycemic indices, antioxidant properties and carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes activities of African star apple fruit parts

Sample Pulp Cotyledon Seed coat Pulp coat
Starch (g/100 g) 3.13 ± 0.05a 4.24 ± 0.27b 3.79 ± 0.03a 3.58 ± 0.13a
Sugar (g/100 g) 28.63 ± 0.00a 21.48 ± 0.04b 23.97 ± 0.02b 21.66 ± 0.03b
Amylose (g/100 g) 2.03 ± 0.03a 2.31 ± 0.02a 2.28 ± 0.03a 2.01 ± 0.02a
Amylopectin (g/100 g) 5.48 ± 0.02a 5.25 ± 0.02a 5.56 ± 0.00a 5.15 ± 0.05a
Estimated glycemic index (%) 15.79 ± 1.89a 29.10 ± 0.67b 20.21 ± 1.60c 13.63 ± 0.42a
Amylose/amylopectin ratio 0.37 0.44 0.41 0.39
  1. Values represent mean ± standard deviation (n = 3). Values with the same superscript letter within a row are not significantly (p < 0.05) different