An artificial neuronal network (ANN) system was conducted to predict the Mixolab parameters which described the wheat flour starch-amylase part (torques C3, C4, C5, and the difference between C3-C4and C5-C4, respectively) from physicochemical properties (wet gluten, gluten deformation index, Falling number, moisture content, water absorption) of 10 different refined wheat flours supplemented bydifferent levels of fungal α-amylase addition. All Mixolab parameters analyzed and the Falling number values were reduced with the increased level of α-amylase addition. The ANN results accurately predicted the Mixolab parameters based on wheat flours physicochemical properties and α-amylase addition. ANN analyses showed that moisture content was the most sensitive parameter in influencing Mixolab maximum torque C3 and the difference between torques C3 and C4, while wet gluten was the most sensitive parameter in influencing minimum torque C4 and the difference between torques C5 and C4, and α-amylase level was the most sensitive parameter in predicting maximum torque C5. It is obvious that the Falling number of all the Mixolab characteristics best predicted the difference between torques C3 and C4.
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