Texture and rheological characterization of kappa and iota carrageenan in the presence of counter ions
TR Thrimawithana, S Young, DE Dunstan, RG Alany
Carbohydrate Polymers | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2010
The authors would like to thank CP Kelco, Denmark for kindly donating the carrageenan samples and the University of Auckland for their financial support in the form of a doctoral scholarship for Mrs Thilini Thrimawithana. The authors also appreciate the skilled assistance of Ms Catherine Hobbis at the Department of Chemical and Material Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand in Cryo-SEM imaging. Special thanks also go to Mr Adam Kilcullen and Mr Stephen Tanurdjaja at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in University of Melbourne, Australia for their kind assistance with rheological measurements.