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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Contribution of the starch, protein, and lipid fractions to the physical, thermal, and structural properties of amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus) flour films
Author: Tapia-Blacido, D
Mauri, AN
Menegalli, FC
Sobral, PJA
Anon, MC
Abstract: Amaranth protein-lipid (PL) and protein (P) Mms were elaborated and compared with amaranth flour films in order to determine the contribution of the Interactions between the biopolymer (starch and protein) and the lipids to the film properties. The films were made by the casting method, using the same glycerol concentration (0.9 g glycerol/100 g solution). A separation of the lipid fraction in the PL films and a polymorphic transformation of the corresponding fatty acids were observed by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and verified by an analysis of the microstructure by scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The flour films showed no separation of the lipid fraction, evidence that the lipids were strongly associated with the proteins and homogenously distributed throughout the starch network, contributing to the good mechanical properties when compared to the PL Mms and to the excellent harrier properties when compared to both the PL and P films. The protein-protein Interactions also contributed to the mechanical properties of the flour films. The presence of proteins and lipids In the flour films had an important effect on film solubility, and also on the color and opacity of the films. This study showed that the Bout film properties depended on the interactions formed by their polymers (starches and proteins) and by the lipid, on the distribution of these inter-actions within the film matrix and on the concentrations of each component in the film.
Subject: amaranth flour
edible films
mechanical properties
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Blackwell Publishing
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2007.00359.x
Date Issue: 2007
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