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enzymatic interesterification

An enzymatic reaction in which an enzyme, such as lipase, catalyzes the rearrangement of fatty acids on the glycerol backbone of a fat, especially for the purpose of changing its melting properties.
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  • EIE (enzymatic interesterification)
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