Proteins in Food Processing

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781855737235
eBook ISBN: 9781855738379
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 22nd April 2004
Page Count: 704
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Properties of proteins in food systems. Part 1 Sources of proteins: The caseins; Whey proteins; Muscle proteins; Soy proteins; Proteins from oil-producing plants; Cereal proteins; Seaweed proteins. Part 2 Analysing and modifying proteins: Testing protein functionality; Modelling protein behaviour; Modifying seeds to produce proteins; Extraction and purification of proteins; Detecting and removing proteins with allergenic potential. Part 3 Applications: Using proteins as additives in foods: An introduction; Edible films and coatings from proteins; Protein gels; Textured soy protein as an ingredient; Functional value of dairy proteins and peptides; The impact of proteins on food colour; The use of immobilised enzymes.


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…edited with a clear but not inhibiting hand, and generally succeeds in being interesting and helpful. …I would recommend it for its range, readability and enthusiasm., International Journal of Food Science and Technology
…provides a comprehensive account of different sources of proteins and their growing applications as a multi-functional ingredients in the food industry. …provides an up-to-date account of the sources, applications, analysis and modification of proteins in the food industry, particularly with respect to their functional characteristics. It is a valuable reference volume for individuals working in the food industry, especially those involved in new product design and development., Carbohydrate Polymers
The readers who will benefit most from this book will be resarchers, product development scientists and analytical chemists. It should be an essential purchase for university and research institute libararies., Food Australia