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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Pectin,
  • Jelly

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ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
LC ClassificationsLE3 T525 MA 1965 Y44
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 58 leaves.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14746290M

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Bio-characterization revealed that pectin extracted at pH 5 has characteristics similar to HM pectin influence of methoxyl content, degree of esterification, and Galacturonic acid content at %. 40%. These two groups of pectin gel by different mechanisms. HM-pectin requires a minimum amount of soluble solids and a pH within a narrow range, around , in order to form gels. HM-pectin gels are thermally reversible. In general, HM-pectins are hot water soluble and often contain a dispersion agent such as dextrose to prevent by: The aim of this study was to evaluate rheological properties of pectin solutions to determine the influence of polymer concentration, pH, preservatives and heating duration on viscosity, using Brookfield R/S Plus Rheometer. The results shows that dilute pectin solutions are showingFile Size: KB. A study was made of the effect of sugar concentration on optimum pH and jelly strength of high-ester citrus pectin jellies. The effect of the degree of esterification of pectin, concentration of ash constituents and jelly pH on the grade, setting temperature and setting time of sugar acid pectin jellies was also by:

the solubility, gel forming ability, conditions required for gelation, gelling temperature, and gel properties of the preparation. In pectin from some sources, some of the units occur as or acetates. Such esterification hampers gelation, so much so that complete inhibition of gelation occurs when one out of . Pectin Basics - Gelling properties and applications. Low methoxy pectin gels. Calcium induced gelation is predominant in low methoxy pectin gels. Gelation is due to the formation of intermolecular junction zones between the 'smooth' HG regions of separate polymers. Many factors influence the conditions of gel formation and the gel strength. The gel forming ability of LM pectins increases with decreasing degree of methylation. LM pectins with a blockwise distribution of free carboxyl groups are very sensitive to low calcium levels. The presence of acetyl groups prevents gel formation with calcium ions but gives the pectin emulsion stabilising properties. The pH of a gel does not influence its texture. LM pectins are used in barbecue sauces because of their ability to provide cling. An unusual, unique feature of an LMC pectin gel is that it is shear reversible. LM pectin is a reasonably good stabilizer for milk products below pH –