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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2014, Article ID 758697, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/758697
Research Article

Chemical Composition, Functional Properties, and Effect of Inulin from Tunisian Agave americana L. Leaves on Textural Qualities of Pectin Gel

Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Sfax, Laboratoire Analyses Alimentaires, Route de Soukra, 3038 Sfax, Tunisia

Received 30 May 2013; Accepted 29 October 2013; Published 23 January 2014

Academic Editor: Hamadi Attia

Copyright © 2014 Mohamed Ali Bouaziz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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