In vitro digestions of starch nanocrystals (SNCs), prepared by acid hydrolysis of native starch and starch nanoparticles (SNPs) fabricated by self-assembly of short glucan chains, were investigated for kinetics of enzymatic hydrolysis. Their thermal, morphological, and structural properties during amylolysis were also compared. The kinetics of enzymatic hydrolysis indicated that the hydrolysis rate of SNPs was lowest in that of SNCs, cooked starch, and native starch. Onset, peak, conclusion temperatures, and enthalpy of gelatinization of SNPs and SNCs decreased during digestion. The A-type crystallization of SNCs contributed to their higher rate of hydrolysis than that of SNPs, which was B-type. The relative crystallinity of SNCs during hydrolysis decreased but that of SNPs increased. The results suggest that SNPs exhibit higher resistance to digestion than SNCs. This finding provides information for diverse potential applications of SNCs and SNPs.
Food Hydrocolloids – Elsevier
Published: Dec 1, 2016
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera