Effects of Wheat Flour Dough’s Viscoelastic Level by Adding Glucose Oxidase on its Dynamic Shear Properties whatever the Strain Modes

Jean Didier Koffi Kouassi, Vlad Muresan, Sophie Nadège Gnangui, Elena Mudura, Lucien Patrice Kouame


The objective of this work was to study the effects of wheat flour dough’s viscoelastic level by adding glucose oxidase (Gox) on its rheological properties at dynamic shear strain mode to predict the final product quality. Dough does display a linear viscoelastic domain. Glucose oxidase (Gox) was added to dough in order to enhance its viscoelasticity and to take into account the possible effects of this viscoelasticity on the results. Whatever the types of dough strain used G’ increased, tan δ decreased and led to less sticky dough. Wheat flour dough, an increase in G’ with extension may be associated to a strain-hardening phenomenon but the role of dough viscoelasticity is discussed.


wheat flour, Viscoelasticity, rheological properties, glucose oxidase, dynamic shear

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