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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 557-559; doi:10.3390/50300559

Integral Chemical Analysis of the Amaranth (Amaranthus greggii S. Wats)

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Chair of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department, College of Exact and Natural Science, National University of La Pampa. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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The objective of this work was to obtain information on Amaranthus greggii S. Wats., related to its nutritional value, its agricultural application as leaf vegetable and for animal consumption. The following variables were analyzed: dampness, ashes, protein, mineral, ethereal extract (fat), brute fiber, oxalic acid, nitrates and carbohydrates.
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Pattacini, S.H.; Scoles, G.E.; Covas, G.F. Integral Chemical Analysis of the Amaranth (Amaranthus greggii S. Wats). Molecules 2000, 5, 557-559.

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