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See detailChromatographic, Spectrometric and NMR Characterization of a New Set of Glucuronic Acid Esters Synthesized by Lipase
Moreau, Benoît; Lognay, Georges ULg; Blecker, Christophe ULg et al

in Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement = Biotechnology, Agronomy, Society and Environment [=BASE] (2007), 11(1), 9-17

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See detailQuality characteristics of sesame seeds and by-products
Elleuch, Mohamed; Besbes, Souhail; Roiseux, Olivier et al

in Food Chemistry (2007), 103(2), 641-650

The chemical composition, of raw sesame seed (RS); Sesame coats 1 (SC1) and sesame coats 2 (SC2) obtained as a by-product respectively after dehulling and roasting processes during preparation of sesame ... [more ▼]

The chemical composition, of raw sesame seed (RS); Sesame coats 1 (SC1) and sesame coats 2 (SC2) obtained as a by-product respectively after dehulling and roasting processes during preparation of sesame paste (tehineh) for the manufacturing of Halaweh (sweetened tehineh), was determined along with the physicochemical characteristics of the oil fraction. Compared to RS, SC1 and SC2 showed higher amounts of dietary fibre, ash and polyphenol and lower amounts of oil and protein. Oil from SC1 and SC2, had a higher content of free fatty acids, chlorophylls, polyphenols and sesamol than RS oil. SC2 oil showed more intense colour, more absorbance in UV-A, UV-B and UV-C ranges and a significant higher viscosity (P < 0.05). No differences (P > 0.05) were observed for refractive index, iodine value and fatty acids composition. This latter was essentially dominated by oleic and linoleic acids. Oxidative stability of oil was investigated using a Rancimat system and in an oven test at 65 degrees C over 60 days. RS oil was more resistant to the thermal treatment during a long period than SC1 and SC2 oils. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailNigella sativa L.: Chemical composition and physicochemical characteristics of lipid fraction
Cheikh-Rouhou, Salma; Besbes, Souhail; Hentati, Basma et al

in Food Chemistry (2007), 101(2), 673-681

Physicochemical properties of two Nigella seed varieties, having a Tunisian and Iranian origin, were determined. Physical and chemical analyses of crude oils extracted from the seeds by a cold solvent ... [more ▼]

Physicochemical properties of two Nigella seed varieties, having a Tunisian and Iranian origin, were determined. Physical and chemical analyses of crude oils extracted from the seeds by a cold solvent method were also performed. The following results (on a dry-weight basis) were obtained for Tunisian and Iranian varieties, respectively: protein 26.7% and 22.6%, oil 28.48% and 40.35%, ash 4.86% and 4.41%, and total carbohydrate 40.0% and 32.7%. The major unsaturated fatty acids were linoleic acid (50.3-49.2%), followed by oleic acid (25.0 23.7%), while the main saturated fatty acid was palmitic acid (17.2-18.4%). Myristic, myristoleic, palmitoleic, margaric, margaroleic, stearic, linolenic, arachidic, eicosenoic, behenic and lignoceric acids were also detected. Thermal profiles of both Nigella seed varieties, determined by their DSC melting curves, revealed different thermograms. Sensorial profiles of Tunisian and Iranian seed oils were defined through the CieLab (L-*, a(*), b(*)) colour, oxidative stability by Rancimat test and viscosity. Physicochemical properties of the oils for Tunisian and Iranian varieties, respectively, include: saponification number 211 and 217, peroxide value 5.65 and 4.35, iodine index 120 and 101, and an acidity of 22.7% and 18.6%. Results suggested that Nigella seed oil could deserve further consideration and investigation as a potential new multi-purpose product for industrial, cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailEffect of proteose-peptone addition on some physico-chemical characteristics of recombined dairy creams
Vanderghem, Caroline ULg; Danthine, Sabine ULg; Blecker, Christophe ULg et al

in International Dairy Journal (2007), 17(8), 889-895

The effect of the addition of the total proteose-peptone (TPP) fraction on some physico-chemical properties of recombined cream was studied. Oil-in-water emulsions, 30% or 20% (w/w) fat, were prepared ... [more ▼]

The effect of the addition of the total proteose-peptone (TPP) fraction on some physico-chemical properties of recombined cream was studied. Oil-in-water emulsions, 30% or 20% (w/w) fat, were prepared using only the dairy components buttermilk, milkfat and TPP. The effect of different concentrations of TPP on droplet size, creaming stability, flow behaviour, viscosity and whippability of recombined creams was tested. Of the different creams, those containing 2% (w/w) or more TPP were more viscous, showed different flow behaviour, and had improved stability and whippability compared with the other creams. The modifications in physico-chemical properties appeared to be driven by changes in particle size distribution caused by droplet aggregation. The percentage of fat also influenced the properties of the final product. It may therefore be possible to obtain desirable modifications in recombined cream using only dairy ingredients. (C) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailPreparation and characterization of osmodehydrated fruits from lemon and date by-products
Masmoudi, M.; Besbes, S.; Blecker, Christophe ULg et al

in Food Science & Technology International (2007), 13(6), 405-412

An osmotic dehydration process (ODP) was established in order to formulate osmodehydrated fruits from lemon and date by-products. ODP was conducted at 40 degrees C, maintained using an oven, or a water ... [more ▼]

An osmotic dehydration process (ODP) was established in order to formulate osmodehydrated fruits from lemon and date by-products. ODP was conducted at 40 degrees C, maintained using an oven, or a water bath with continuous stirring. The kinetics of the osmodehydration in a water bath showed a better mass transfer. Then, osmodehydrated fruit (ODF) preparations of about 40 degrees Brix were formulated using different isotonic solutions (sucrose, glucose/sucrose, glucose, and date juice). All the formulated products showed better characteristics (lower acidity, higher sugar content, etc.) than the untreated lemon by-product. The isotonic solution composition influenced their physical characteristics such as microstructure and viscosity. In fact, ODF prepared in glucose and glucose/sucrose solutions presented more open structures, lower viscosities, and water holding capacities (WHC) than the others. The products were microbiologically stable during 3 months at 4 degrees C. These results support the valorization of lemon and date by-products as ODF that could be consumed or incorporated as an ingredient in food formulations. [less ▲]

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See detailPhysicochemical and functional properties of typical tunisian drink: date palm sap (Phoenix dactylifera L.)
Ben Thabet, Imène; Attia, Hamadi; Besbes, Souhail et al

in Food Biophysics (2007), 2(2), 76-82

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See detailOn the understanding of the physical changes in inulin powder as a function of water activity.
Ronkart, Sébastien; Paquot, Michel ULg; Goffin, Dorothée ULg et al

Poster (2006, December)

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See detailIncorporation in bread of dietary fibres from by-products of the agro-transformation.
Roiseux, Olivier; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Sindic, Marianne ULg et al

Poster (2006, October 17)

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See detailStudy of the physical changes of spray-dried inulin during storage.
Ronkart, Sébastien; Paquot, Michel ULg; Fougnies, C. et al

Poster (2006, October 17)

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See detailPhysicochemical characterization of a dietary fibre concentrate extracted from date pulp.
Roiseux, Olivier; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Besbes, Souhail et al

Poster (2006, October)

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See detailIncorporation in bread of dietary fibres from by-products of the agro-transformations.
Roiseux, Olivier; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Vandebeke, E. et al

Poster (2006, October)

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See detailChemical composition and lipid fraction characteristics of aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.) seeds cultivated in Tunisia
Cheikh-Rouhou, S.; Besbes, S.; Hentati, B. et al

Poster (2006, September)

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See detailValorisation of dietary fibre concentrate from date pulp.
Roiseux, Olivier; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Vanderbeke, E. et al

Poster (2006, June)

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See detailExtraction and characterisation of a dietary fibre concentrate from date pulp
Roiseux, O.; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Besbes, S. et al

Poster (2006, June)

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