Thermal Degradation of Peptides and Formation of Acrylamide

Author(s): Dietrich Spitzner, Jurgen Buhlert, Reinhold Carle, Zsuzsa Majer.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 5 , 2006

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Abstract:

We describe the formation of acrylamide from alanine containing peptides at 200°C without the assistance of an additional carbonyl compound. This experiment may mimic the formation of acrylamide during the baking of bread.

Keywords: thermolysis, peptides, Acrylamide

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2006
Page: [356 - 357]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/157017806776611944
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