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Applications of Modified Starches

Co-editor:

Rodolfo Rendon

Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico

Starch is the main source of energy to humans, but starch today has other roles in food, packing and pharmaceutical industries like filler, emulsion stabilizer, coating, etc. The native form of starch has application limitations on broad range of temperature, pH and stability, among others, required on several industrial applications. The alternative way is modified starch to improve its properties and uses on several industrial fields. The book explores the use of physical and, chemical modifications and even the unusual modification using ionizing radiation on several sources of starch, the effect of them on the properties and application fields of modified starch.

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Applications of Modified StarchesEdited by Emmanuel Flores Huicochea

Published: July 4th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68610

ISBN: 978-1-78923-373-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-372-8

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Starch Modifications

By Emmanuel Flores Huicochea

187

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2. Chemical Modification of Starch with Synthetic

By Aurelio Ramírez Hernández

266

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3. Evaluation of Styrene Content over Physical and Chemical Properties of Elastomer/TPS-EVOH/Chicken Feather Composites

By María Leonor Méndez-Hernández, José Luis Rivera-Armenta, Zahida Sandoval-Arellano, Beatriz Adriana Salazar-Cruz and María Yolanda Chavez-Cinco

238

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4. Production and Characterization of Starch Nanoparticles

By Normane Mirele Chaves Da Silva, Fernando Freitas de Lima, Rosana Lopes Lima Fialho, Elaine Christine de Magalhães Cabral Albuquerque, José Ignacio Velasco and Farayde Matta Fakhouri

352

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5. Aspects on Starches Modified by Ionizing Radiation Processing

By Mirela Brașoveanu and Monica-Roxana Nemțanu

197

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