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WHEAT QUALITY & CARBOYHYDRATE RESEARCH

Carbohydrate Research

Research Interests

  • Application of HPLC, UPLC, HPAEC, GC-MS, LC-QTOF and NMR in structural studies of carbohydrates and polysaccharides
  • NMR in Food Chemistry
  • Starch Chemistry and Digestibility
  • Food and Health

Structural Analysis

  • Monosaccharide composition – Gas chromatography
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (Interdepartmental-Chemistry Dept.)
  • High pressure liquid chromatography
  • Low pressure liquid chromatography
  • Thin layer chromatography
  • Scanning electron microscopy (Interdepartmental-USDA)
  • High pressure anion exchange chromatography – DIONEX
  • LC-QTOF for metabolic profiling studies
  • X-ray diffraction (Interdepartmental-Chemistry Dept.)
  • Starch chain length distribution – DIONEX
  • MALS detector

Physiochemical and Rheological Properties

  • Differential scanning calorimetry
  • Fundamental rheology – Stresstech Rheometer
  • Pasting profile – Rapid visco analyzer
  • Texture analysis – TA-XT2i
  • End product application – baking, noodles etc.

 

Wheat Quality & Carbohydrate Research
Department of Plant Sciences
NDSU Dept. 7670
PO Box 6050
Fargo , ND 58108-6050
166 Loftsgard Hall
(701) 231-7737
Fax: (701) 231-8474
Site Manager: Senay Simsek
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