Soybean Lecithin Fractionation: PC-enriched

It is necessary to fractionate soy lecithin into PC-enriched and PI-enriched fractions for specific applications because these two fractions have different functionalities. For example, Phosphatidylcholine (PC) has a high Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB) value, […]

Soy Lecithin (Phospholipids) substances

Soy lecithin or Phospholipids contain various substances such as Phospholipids, triacylglycerols, fatty acids, and glycolipids. The significant phospholipids include phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, and inositol-containing phosphatides. There are two forms of soy Lecithin: Soy Lecithin […]

Does soy lecithin dissolve in water?

Soy Lecithin will not dissolve in water but is soluble in fats/oils and soluble in ethanol. Soy Lecithin is an amphiphilic substance. The acyl-chain portion in the molecule constitutes a hydrophobic region, the […]

All about the “Phosphatidylcholine (PC)”

What is phosphatidylcholine also known as? Phosphatidylcholine (PC), also known as “Lecithin”, is one of the most important phospholipids. Phosphatidylcholine is a chemical contained in eggs, soybeans, mustard, sunflower, and other foods. It […]