Introduction To Agar – References

An agar gel

Araki CH, Acetylation of agar like substance of Gelidium amansii, J Chem Soc Japan, 58, pp1338-1350 (1937)

Furneaux RH, Miller IJ, Stevenson TT, Agaroids from New Zealand….- a novel dimethylated agar, Hydrobiologia 204/205, pp645-654 (1990) Lahaye M, Rochas C, Chemical structure and physico-chemical properties of agar, Hydrobiologia, 221 pp137-148 (1991)

Lebbar R, Abdelwahab R, Synergistic effect between agar with low gel strength and guar flours and the method of producing one such composition, WO03037104, 2003-05-08

Rees DA, Steele IW, Williamson FB, Conformational analysis of polysaccharides III, Polymer Sci Part C: Polymer Symposia, 28(1), pp261–276 (1969)

Rees DA, Welsh EJ, Secondary and tertiary structure of polysaccharides in solutions and gels, Angewandte Chemie International Ed, 16(4), pp214–224 (1977)

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