TITLE

Determination of the maximum gelation temperature in gelatin gels

AUTHOR(S)
Tosh, Susan M.; Marangoni, Alejandro G.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/24/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 21, p4242
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The maximum gelation temperature, Tgel, is widely used to characterize biopolymers that form thermoreversible gels. The Tgel of gelatin was determined using rheological techniques and compared to other methods in common use. The methods developed in this study defined a Tgel for gelatin, which was independent of gelatin concentration, and which corresponded closely to the theta temperature determined by light scattering. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
13077517

 

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