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Secret of Egg

Post by hobaoau » Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:31 am

The egg white contains globular protein albumin, when heated the liquid becomes white opaque solid, why this phenomenon occurs? :idea: :?:

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Post by mith » Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:10 am

It's called cooking........look up what happens when you heat up proteins.
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Post by hobaoau » Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:23 am

could you give a specific answer

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Post by Caspase » Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:54 am

THE SECRET OF EGG IS.......

proteins denature and precipitate.

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Jan 19, 2007 5:36 am

It is not the secret of egg, it is the nature of proteins 8)
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Post by Dustfinger » Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:32 am

Proteins denature : they lose their 3-dimensional structure This can be triggered by change of temperature (cooking) or change of pH-value.
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Post by whirlboy » Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:42 am

haha, that's the scientific cooking......

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