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Table 2 Melting temperature and heat of fusion of cassava starch film without and with CMC

From: Effect of carboxymethyl cellulose concentration on physical properties of biodegradable cassava starch-based films

Film samples Tm starch-CMC film (°C) Heat of fusion (ΔHf) of starch-CMC film (J/g)
Cassava starch: CMC (100:0) 165.46a 135.34a
Cassava starch: CMC (90:10) 147.20a, b 91.98b
Cassava starch: CMC (80:20) 144.53a, b 92.07b
Cassava starch: CMC (70:30) 128.26b 160.10a, c
Cassava starch: CMC (60:40) 96.62c 173.26c
Cassava starch: CMC (0:100) 102.46c 212.98d
  1. Different letters in the same column indicate significant differences between the means obtained in Duncan's test (p < 0.05).