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Physical Chemistry and Industrial Application of Gellan Gum

  • Editors
  • K.┬áNishinari

Part of the Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science book series (PROGCOLLOID, volume 114)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. R. Takahashi, M. Akutu, K. Kubota, K. Nakamura
    Pages 1-7
  3. M. Annaka, J.-I. Honda, T. Nakahira, H. Seki, M. Tokita
    Pages 25-30
  4. N. Shinyashiki, T. Sakai, G. Yamada, S. Yagihara
    Pages 36-40
  5. Y. Yuguchi, H. Urakawa, S. Kitamura, I. Wataoka, K. Kajiwara
    Pages 41-47
  6. T. Takigawa, K. Nakajima, T. Masuda
    Pages 62-67
  7. T. Hatakeyama, K. Nakamura, M. Takahashi, H. Hatakeyama
    Pages 98-101
  8. V. J. Morris, A. R. Kirby, A. P. Gunning
    Pages 102-108
  9. E. R. Morris, R. K. Richardson, L. E. Whittaker
    Pages 109-115
  10. T. Omoto, Y. Uno, I. Asai
    Pages 123-126
  11. N. A. Morrison, R. C. Clark, Y. L. Chen, T. Talashek, G. Sworn
    Pages 127-131
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 133-135

About these proceedings

Introduction

Gellan gum, a microbial polysaccharide, consisting of tetra-saccharide unit, glucose, glucuronic acid, glucose and rhamnose, forms a transparent gel which is heat-resistant in the presence of divalent cations. Since 1989, the collaborative research group was organised in the Research Group of Polymer Gels affiliated to the Society of Polymer Science, Japan, consisting of various laboratories with different disciplines to clarify the mechanism using the common purified sample. This special issue contains 19 papers on the molecular conformation, gel-sol transition, interaction of gellan and water, cations and sugar, based on rheology, NMR, ESR, DSC, light scattering, osmotic pressure, small angle x-ray scattering, dielectric measurement, atomic force microscopy and the industrial application of gellan gum presented at the 4th International Conference on Hydrocolloids - OCUIS '98 by the collaborative group members and by international experts.

Keywords

Gele Kolloide Polymere colloids gels polymers sol-gel

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-48349-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-66389-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48349-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0340-255X
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