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New Starch Functionalities.

New starch functionalities can be made by genetic modifications as well as by chemical derivitization. A key property of starches is gelatinization. Starch functionality is measured in a variety of ways, such as an amylograph. CLICK BELOW

The new genetic-starches of the future will be improved for Gelatinization, Viscosity, Texture, Emulsification, Retrogradation, Temperature characteristics, Clarity of solutions, Binding, Stability in a wide range of pHs.