- Includes specific information on corn, wheat, potato, rice, and new chapters on rye, oat and barley (including waxy barley) starches
- Covers the isolation processes, properties, functionalities, and uses of the most commonly used starches.
- Explores the genetics, biochemistry, and physical structure of starches
- Presents current and emerging application trends for starch
2-Economic Growth and Organization of the Starch Industry
3-Genetics and Physiology of Starch Development
4-The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Starch Biosynthesis
5-Structural Features of Starch Granules I
6- Structural Features of Starch Granules II
7-Enzymes and Their Action on Starch
8-Structural Transitions and Related Physical Properties of Starch
9-Corn and Sorghum Starches: Production
10-Wheat Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses
11-Potato Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses
12-Tapioca/Cassava Starch: Production and Use
13-Rice Starches: Production and Properties
16-Barley Starch: Production, Properties, Modification, and Uses
18-Starch in the Paper Industry
19-Starch in Polymer Composition
20-Starch Use in Foods
21-Sweeteners from Starches: Production, Properties and Uses
22-Cyclodextrins: Properties and Applications
James BeMiller is Professor Emeritus of Food Science at Purdue University, as well as being the Director of the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research. He has had a long and distinguished academic career having published over 150 academic papers, with a strong focus on starch and carbohydrate chemistry research. At various times he has sat on the board of the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Institute of Food Technologists, American Institute of Chemists, and the International Union of Biochemistry.
Whistler, Roy L.