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gelatinization temperature

The temperature threshold at which gel formation is observed during processing. May be applied to the temperature at which starch in a rice grain begins to swell as water is absorbed, therefore determining cooking time.
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  • gelling temperature
  • gelation temperature
  • gel temperature
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