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A Review of the Application of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) in Food Science and Technology.
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PMID:  21504825     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is a powerful nanoscale analysis technique used in food area. This versatile technique can be used to acquire high-resolution sample images and investigate local interactions in air or liquid surroundings. In this chapter, we explain the principles of AFM and review representative applications of AFM in gelatin, casein micelle, carrageenan, gellan gum, starch, and interface. We elucidate new knowledge revealed with AFM as well as ways to use AFM to obtain morphology and rheology information in different food fields.
Shaoyang Liu; Yifen Wang
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in food and nutrition research     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1043-4526     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Food Nutr. Res.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001271     Medline TA:  Adv Food Nutr Res     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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