Sunflower oil is prone to oxidation during processing and storage because of its high degree of unsaturation.
What does DOU stand for?
DOU stands for Degree of Unsaturation (organic chemistry)
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The degree of unsaturation is typically expressed by the iodine value (i.
2) The degree of unsaturation in the oil is determined by the fatty acid composition that makes up the particular oil.
Only small changes in the degree of unsaturation in PC were seen that may be due to a temperature effect.
Whilst a high degree of unsaturation has been desirable for consumer appeal in processed foods, very often the oxidative activity this brings with it has posed problems in production and in the ultimate shelf life of the product.
The highest the Iodine value, the greater the Degree of unsaturation the common Edible Vegetable Oils have Iodine values ranging from 100 to 150 fats for shortening and Margarine are Hydrogenated to an Iodine value of 70-90.
The two most important are the degree of unsaturation (double and triple carbon-carbon bonds) of the resin and the amount of oxygen present.
11) Such chemical modifications of alkyd resins by acrylic necessitate the presence of a certain degree of unsaturation in alkyd to yield a compatible product.