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Authors: Stefan and Richard Hollos

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Macro/Micro Picture of the Day

September 17, 2020

Potato Starch

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-09-17

Here are grains of potato starch under a wet mount. Right click for full resolution. The grains range in size from 5 to 100 micrometers. Potato starch is an ingredient in various foods like noodles and cake. It's also used as an adhesive for wallpaper and gummed tape.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).