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Type: Journal article
Title: Probing starch–iodine interaction by atomic force microscopy
Author: Du, X.
An, H.
Liu, Z.
Yang, H.
Wei, L.
Citation: Scanning: the journal of scanning microscopies, 2014; 36(4):394-400
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 0161-0457
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Xiongwei Du, Hongjie An, Zhongdong Liu, Hongshun Yang, and Lijuan Wei
Abstract: We explored the interaction of iodine with three crystalline type starches, corn, potato, and sweet potato starches using atomic force microscopy. Results revealed that starch molecules aggregated through interaction with iodine solution as well as iodine vapor. Detailed fine structures such as networks, chains, and super-helical structures were found in iodide solution tests. The nanostructures formed due to iodine adsorption could help to understand the formation and properties of the starch–iodine complex.
Keywords: Atomic force microscopy (AFM); starch–iodine complex; iodine vapor; iodine adsorption
Rights: © Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
DOI: 10.1002/sca.21131
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