Food Structure


An investigation was carried out using the Mettler FPBOO Thermosystem to study polymorphic transitions of several monoacid triglycerides and hydrogenated Canola oil. The system includes a central processing unit connected with a thermal microscopy hot stage that allows the measurement of heat flow to the scrnple . Scanning electron microscopy was also used to examine the same samples after osmium tetroxide fixation . The results obtained relate phase transitions occurring during heating and cooling with the morphology of the various crystal structures.

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