Application of γ-cyclodextrin for the stabilization and/or dispersion of vegetable oils containing triglycerides of

  • M. Regiert
  • T. Wimmer
  • J. -P. Moldenhauer
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF01041571

Cite this article as:
Regiert, M., Wimmer, T. & Moldenhauer, J.P. J Incl Phenom Macrocycl Chem (1996) 25: 213. doi:10.1007/BF01041571

Abstract

To improve the storage stability of instable vegetable oils with a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acid triglycerides, these essential compounds can be complexed with native cyclodextrins. Only with γ-CD a nearly complete complexation of the oils was achieved as shown by complexation kinetics measurements. Storage trials of the insoluble CD-complexes followed by the determination of the peroxide value of the oils indicated that the best stabilization against autoxidation is obtained with γ-CD. An additional benefit of the complexation of triglycerides of polyunsaturated fatty acids with γ-cyclodextrin is the formation of stable dispersions of these oils in aqueous media.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers polyunsaturated acids 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Regiert
    • 1
  • T. Wimmer
    • 1
  • J. -P. Moldenhauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Wacker-Chemie GmbHMünchenGermany