Handbook of Hydrocolloids - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781845694142, 9781845695873

Handbook of Hydrocolloids

2nd Edition

Editors: Glyn O. Phillips P A Williams
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845694142
eBook ISBN: 9781845695873
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 28th May 2009
Page Count: 948
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Table of Contents

Introduction to food hydrocolloids; Hydrocolloids and emulsion stability; The health aspects of hydrocolloids; Agar; Starch; Gelatin; Carrageenan, furcelleran and other seaweed-derived products; Xanthan gum; Gellan gum; Galactomannans; Gum Arabic; Pectins; Milk proteins; Egg proteins; Vegetable protein isolates; Protein-polysaccharide complexes and coacervates; Gum Ghatti; Other exudates: Tragancanth, karaya, mesquite gum and larchwood arabinogalactan; Xyloglucan; Curdlan; Other microbial polysaccharides: Pullulan, scleroglucan, elsinan, levan, alternan, dextran etc.; Cereal ß-glucans; Arabinoxylans; Soluble soybean polysaccharide; Cellulosics; Bacterial cellulose; Microcrystalline cellulose; Hydrocolloids for coatings and adhesives; Alginates; Inulin; Chitin and chitosan hydrogels; Konjac mannan.


Description

Introduction to food hydrocolloids; Hydrocolloids and emulsion stability; The health aspects of hydrocolloids; Agar; Starch; Gelatin; Carrageenan, furcelleran and other seaweed-derived products; Xanthan gum; Gellan gum; Galactomannans; Gum Arabic; Pectins; Milk proteins; Egg proteins; Vegetable protein isolates; Protein-polysaccharide complexes and coacervates; Gum Ghatti; Other exudates: Tragancanth, karaya, mesquite gum and larchwood arabinogalactan; Xyloglucan; Curdlan; Other microbial polysaccharides: Pullulan, scleroglucan, elsinan, levan, alternan, dextran etc.; Cereal ß-glucans; Arabinoxylans; Soluble soybean polysaccharide; Cellulosics; Bacterial cellulose; Microcrystalline cellulose; Hydrocolloids for coatings and adhesives; Alginates; Inulin; Chitin and chitosan hydrogels; Konjac mannan.

Key Features

  • Extensively revised and expanded second edition edited by two leading international authorities
  • Provides an introduction to food hydrocolliods considering regulatory aspects and thickening characteristics
  • Comprehensively examines the manufacture, structure, function and applications of over twenty five hydrocolloids

Readership

Graduate students, research scientists, and food manufacturers


Details

No. of pages:
948
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845695873
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845694142

Reviews

An excellent addition to any hydrocolloid scientist’s library., CyberColloids
...a useful, practical, educational, important and essential guide for students, scientists and product developers., Food Science and Technology


About the Editors

Glyn O. Phillips Editor

Glyn O. Phillips is Chairman of Phillips Hydrocolloids Research Ltd, UK. Glyn O. Phillips is a internationally renowned expert on hydrocolloids and food proteins. Along with Peter A. Williams he was the founder of the international journal Food Hydrocolloids, founding Directors of the Food Hydrocolloids Trust and the Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Phillips Hydrocolloid Research Ltd, UK

P A Williams Editor

Peter A. Williams is a director of the Centre for Water Soluble Polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

The North East Wales Institute, UK