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Xyloglucan was extracted from Tamarindus indica (T. indica) seeds from industrial residue, presenting a glucose, xylose and galactose ratio of 1.41:1.31:1 respectively, with aim of elaborating a film. A Central Compound Rotatable Design (CCRD) with Xyloglucan variables from T. indica (XylTi) and Glycerol (Gly) was used to prepare the film. The films were analyzed for water vapor permeability, thickness, opacity, moisture, tensile strength, elongation at break, Scanning Electron Microscopy, thermogravimetric analysis and FT-IR. A significant (p < 0.05) influence of XylTi and Gly was observed, resulting in an increase in moisture (24.09%), tensile strength (20.70 MPa) and elongation at break (50.84%), with an increase in the independent variables. The best results for this work proposal were the film with 4.5% XylTi/1.5% Gly (T3). The T3 film was used in evaluating the efficiency of the optimized film for packaging cut-up 'Sunrise Solo' papaya, and the results showed a higher mass loss than the PVC film and statistically the same for ethylene and carbon dioxide production. It is concluded that films made with xyloglucan from T. indica seeds obtained from the residue of the fruit pulp industry presented good physical characteristics, highlighting the T3 elaboration, and are viable for manufacturing food packaging.
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Name: International journal of biological macromolecules
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Works consisting of nonfiction films and video designed to teach, instruct, or train. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
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A complex sulfated polymer of galactose units, extracted from Gelidium cartilagineum, Gracilaria confervoides, and related red algae. It is used as a gel in the preparation of solid culture media for microorganisms, as a bulk laxative, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium for immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis.
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE known for its sour fruit.
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