- Sugar and starch are broken down in the stomach.
- The influence of reaction conditions on the degree of substitution of acetylated starche was investigated.
- An edible starch made from these plants.
- Keywords corn starch;acetylated starch;high degree of substitution;
- Acetylated starches with high degree of substitution were synthesized from cornstarch with acetic anhydride as esterifying agent and methanesulphonic acid as catalyst.