In Brief

Novel cross-linking enzymes and their consumer acceptance for structure engineering

Contract number: QLK1-CT-2002-02208

Duration: 1.12.2002 - 30.11.2005

Budget: 2.6 M€

Scientific objectives

  • To discover novel enzymes for enzymatic cross-linking of food material
  • To elucidate cross-linking reactions on molecular level
  • To relate the molecular level changes to macromolecular rheological and functional properties

Technical objectives

  • To develop improved sensory properties to food by combining novel enzyme technologies to high level food processing science
  • To develop novel enzyme products for structure engineering of food material
  • To assess consumer perception towards novel enzyme tools for food stucture engineering

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland




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