Chemical Reactions

  • Ernest R. Vieira
Part of the Food Science Texts Series book series (FSTS)

Abstract

Foods sometimes deteriorate because of chemical changes not associated with microbial growth or enzyme-induced chemical reactions. Actually, certain components in foods are subject to reactions that involve either a combination with naturally occurring elements (such as oxygen) or with compounds present in the foods themselves.

Keywords

Butyric Acid Maillard Reaction Gluconic Acid Unsaturated Group Adjacent Carbon Atom 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest R. Vieira
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Culinary ArtsEssex Agricultural and Technical InstituteHathorneUSA

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