Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repositorio.unicamp.br/jspui/handle/REPOSIP/197095
Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Optimization Of Distilled Monoglycerides Production.
Author: Fregolente, Leonardo Vasconcelos
Batistella, César Benedito
Filho, Rubens Maciel
Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina
Abstract: Monoglycerides (MG) are emulsifiers widely used in food and pharmaceutical industries. Current industrial processes for MG production consist of the interesterification of triglycerides with glycerol (GL), in the presence of inorganic catalysts at high temperatures (>200 degrees C). This reaction is known as glycerolysis and produces a mixture of approx 50% of MG. This level of concentration is suitable for many applications, although, for some specific uses like margarine, shortening, icing, and cream filling, require distilled MGs, which are purified MG (min. 90%) obtained by the molecular distillation process. Therefore, in this work, a 2(3) factorial design was employed to evaluate the effects of reaction parameters in the MG content after the interesterification reaction of refined soybean oil with GL in the presence of sodium hydroxide as catalyst. After that, the MG content in the reaction product was enhanced through the molecular distillation process in order to obtain distilled MG.
Subject: Combinatorial Chemistry Techniques
Emulsifying Agents
Monoglycerides
Quality Control
Sodium Hydroxide
Soybean Oil
Temperature
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1385/ABAB:131:1:680
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18563645
Date Issue: 2006
Appears in Collections:Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp

Files in This Item:
File SizeFormat 
pmed_18563645.pdf235.61 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.