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Wheat Gluten Modification by Alkaline Treatment and Succinylation in a Semi-technical Process

  • W. Bergthaller
  • H. Themeier
  • M. G. Lindhauer

Summary

In a semi-technical process, wheat gluten was treated by dispersion in an alkaline slurry at room temperature followed by acylation with succcinic anhydride. The modified gluten derivatives showed an extraordinary solubility behavior under neutral and alkaline conditions.

Keywords

Gluten Protein Succinic Anhydride Wheat Gluten Alkaline Pretreatment Succinic Anhydride 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Bergthaller
    • 1
  • H. Themeier
    • 1
  • M. G. Lindhauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal Centre for Cereal, Potato and Lipid ResearchInstitute for Starch and Potato TechnologyDetmoldFederal Republic of Germany

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