Experiment 1: Structure of Foods

1. Scrape the pulp from a small piece of round steak until the white fibrous substance shows distinctly.

  • This substance is connective tissue.


2. Grate a potato, place it in a cheesecloth bag, and wash until all the starch is washed out. Dry the substance left in the bag and examine it.

  • This substance is called cellulose.
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