Starch Modification by Organic Acids and Their Derivatives: A Review
AbstractStarch has been an inexhaustible subject of research for many decades. It is an inexpensive, readily-available material with extensive application in the food and processing industry. Researchers are continually trying to improve its properties by different modification procedures and expand its application. What is mostly applied in this view are their chemical modifications, among which organic acids have recently drawn the greatest attention, particularly with respect to the application of starch in the food industry. Namely, organic acids naturally occur in many edible plants and many of them are generally recognized as safe (GRAS), which make them ideal modification agents for starch intended for the food industry. The aim of this review is to give a short literature overview of the progress made in the research of starch esterification, etherification, cross-linking, and dual modification with organic acids and their derivatives. View Full-Text
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Ačkar, Đ.; Babić, J.; Jozinović, A.; Miličević, B.; Jokić, S.; Miličević, R.; Rajič, M.; Šubarić, D. Starch Modification by Organic Acids and Their Derivatives: A Review. Molecules 2015, 20, 19554-19570.
Ačkar Đ, Babić J, Jozinović A, Miličević B, Jokić S, Miličević R, Rajič M, Šubarić D. Starch Modification by Organic Acids and Their Derivatives: A Review. Molecules. 2015; 20(10):19554-19570.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ačkar, Đurđica; Babić, Jurislav; Jozinović, Antun; Miličević, Borislav; Jokić, Stela; Miličević, Radoslav; Rajič, Marija; Šubarić, Drago. 2015. "Starch Modification by Organic Acids and Their Derivatives: A Review." Molecules 20, no. 10: 19554-19570.