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Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13 Editors: Peter A Williams, Glyn O Phillips



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This book contains 510 pages.
Print publication date: 04 Sep 2006
Copyright year: 2006
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-673-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-535-9
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The science and technology of hydrocolloids used in food and related systems has seen many new developments and advances over recent years. Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13 presents the latest research from leading experts in the field including: * Biochemical characterisation, the use of antibodies, immunostaining and enzyme hydrolysis * Chemical and physicochemical characterisation, including rheological investigation and AFM studies * Engineering food microstructure including exploiting association and phase separation in mixed polymer systems and interaction with particles * The role of biopolymers in the formation of emulsions and foams * Influence of hydrocolloids on organoleptic properties * The application of hydrocolloids in foods and beverages * Health aspects This book will be a useful information source for researchers and other professionals in industry and academia, particularly those involved directly with food science.