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Solubility of Polysaccharides

Sugars, with a scientific term as saccharides, are involved in various aspects in the lives of human beings, including the sense of taste, energy for daily life, etc. Recent development in polysaccharides, as well as the background knowledge in this field, further deepens insight into their roles as healthy supplements. In this book, the principles on polysaccharides' solubility and structure, methodologies and application of polysaccharides have been reviewed. The chapters in this book include the relationship between structure and solubility of polysaccharide, the experimental and computational researches on polysaccharide solubility and the common polysaccharide, which may further aid scholars and researchers in regard to solubility of polysaccharides, methodologies and modification.

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Solubility of PolysaccharidesEdited by Zhenbo Xu

Published: November 29th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66033

ISBN: 978-953-51-3650-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3649-1

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1. Introductory Chapter: Polysaccharides and their Solubility

By Zhenbo Xu

150

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2. Polysaccharides: Structure and Solubility

By Mark Q. Guo, Xinzhong Hu, Changlu Wang and Lianzhong Ai

314

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3. Osmotic Properties of Polysaccharides Solutions

By Kruk Joanna, Pancerz Michał and Ptaszek Anna

175

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4. Polysaccharides in Solution: Experimental and Computational Studies

By Bimali Jayawardena, Dinesh R. Pandithavidana and WMC Sameera

142

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5. Starch-Galactomannans Mixtures: Rheological and Viscosity Behavior in Aqueous Systems for Food Modeling

By Erich von Borries-Medrano, Mónica R. Jaime-Fonseca and Miguel Á. Aguilar-Méndez

146

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6. Antioxidant Activity of Sulfated Seaweeds Polysaccharides by Novel Assisted Extraction

By Shao-Chi Wu

202

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7. Solubility of Chitin: Solvents, Solution Behaviors and Their Related Mechanisms

By Jagadish C. Roy, Fabien Salaün, Stéphane Giraud, Ada Ferri

405

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