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Starch

Chemistry and Technology

The third edition of this long-serving successful reference work is a 'must-have' reference for anyone needing or desiring an understanding of the structure, chemistry, properties, production and uses of starches and their derivatives.

Audience
'Professionals working with starch/starch derivatives processing; students in areas related to carbohydrates and starch, applied biochemistry and industrial and applied chemistry: food chemists and technologists, chemical engineers, agricultural chemists,Researchers in related industries such as paper, textiles and adhesives'

Hardbound, 894 Pages

Published: March 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-746275-2

Reviews

  • "Now fully revised and updated, this edition continues its legacy of providing current and important information on the science of starch - its structure, function, applications and future…This book is the go-to reference for those interested in the production, properties and use of starch and its derivatives."--FST Magazine, August 2013
    "…this edition continues its legacy of providing current and important information on the science of starch…This book is the go-to reference for those interested in the production, properties and use of starch and its derivatives."--FST (South African Food Science and Technology), August 2013
    "The third edition of Starch: Chemistry and Technology continues its comprehensive coverage and excellence...Anyone interested in starch chemistry and technology - should own a copy of this book."--
    David R. Lineback, Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), University of Maryland


Contents

  • 1-History and Future of Starch

    Roy L. Whistler & Deborah Schwartz

    2-Economic Growth and Organization of the Starch Industry

    Paul L. Farris

    3-Genetics and Physiology of Starch Development

    Jack C. Shannon, Douglas L. Garwood, and Charles D. Boyer

    4-The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Starch Biosynthesis

    Jack Preiss

    5-Structural Features of Starch Granules I

    Serge Pérez, Paul M. Baldwin, and Daniel J. Gallant

    6- Structural Features of Starch Granules II

    Jay-lin Jane

    7-Enzymes and Their Action on Starch

    John F. Robyt

    8-Structural Transitions and Related Physical Properties of Starch

    Costas G. Biliaderis

    9-Corn and Sorghum Starches: Production

    Stanley A. Watson and Steven R. Eckhoff

    10-Wheat Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses

    C.C. Maningat, S.D. Bassi, K.S. Woo, G.D. Lasater, and P.A. Seib

    11-Potato Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses

    Heilko E. Grommers and Do A. Van der Krogt

    12-Tapioca/Cassava Starch: Production and Use

    Klanarong Sriroth, Kuakoon Piyachomkwan, and William F. Breuninger

    13-Rice Starches: Production and Properties

    Cheryl R. Mitchell

    14-Rye Starch

    Ann-Charlotte Eliasson and Karin Autio

    15-Oat Starch

    Karin Autio and Ann-Charlotte Eliasson

    16-Barley Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses

    Thava Vasanthan and Ratnajothi Hoover

    17-Starch Modification

    Chung-wai Chiu and Daniel Solarek

    18-Starch in the Paper Industry

    Hans W. Maurer

    19-Starch in Polymer Composition

    J.L. Willett

    20-Starch Use in Foods

    William R. Mason

    21-Sweeteners from Starches: Production, Properties and Uses

    Larry Hobbs

    22-Cyclodextrins: Properties and Applications

    Allen R. Hedges

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