Oxidative enzyme-catalyzed crosslinking of beet pectins

F.M. Rombouts (Inventor), J.F. Thibault (Inventor), C. Mercier (Inventor)

    Research output: Patent


    Beet pectin is crosslinked with an oxidizing system containing an oxidizing agent and an enzyme such as peroxidase that uses the oxidizing agent as a substrate. The crosslinked beet pectin is useful as a thickener or gelling agent in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberUS4672034
    Priority date29/04/83
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 1987


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