Structure indices in FA chemistry. How relevant is the iodine value?

@article{Knothe2002StructureII,
  title={Structure indices in FA chemistry. How relevant is the iodine value?},
  author={Gerhard Knothe},
  journal={Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={79},
  pages={847-854}
}
  • G. Knothe
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
Most common analytical methods in FA chemistry can be categorized as yielding either structure or quality indices. Quality indices often describe components in fats and oils arising from processing, storage, and naturally occurring, nonfatty materials. Common structure indices are the iodine value (IV), the saponification value, and the hydroxyl value. Although modern analytical methods yield more detailed and reliable information, structure indices are still widely used. The IV, which… Expand

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