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Title: Cottonseed Oil

item Dowd, Michael

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/10/2010
Publication Date: 5/1/2011
Citation: Dowd, M.K. 2011. Cottonseed Oil. In: Gunstone, F.D., editor. Vegetable Oils in Food Technology: Composition, Properties and Uses. 2nd edition. Chichester, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd. p. 199-224.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This work updates current information pertaining to the composition and properties of cottonseed oil. As requested by the editor, the chapter also includes a section with a brief history on cottonseed oil processing and a section with information pertaining to gossypol and its influence on the processing and properties of cottonseed oil.