ianj ianj at zipworld.com.au
Wed Sep 15 06:59:46 EST 1999

DC MacDonald wrote in message <37DF75AE.449EE2BF at sympatico.ca>...
>i am wondering if there are any websites/internet resources that could
>help me with the theory such as why we use agar/geleatin, formulas of
>the hydrolysis of various protein and starches, etc.  i'm not looking
>for the actual tests rather just the theory behind the tests.
>Thanks for any help.

A good textbook is the best place to start. I'm sure that you have been
recommended one. A book by Jean F. McFadden (or MacFadden or McFaddin) which
explains the theory behind each test as well as how to do it and interpret
the results was a really useful book about 20 years ago. The tests haven't


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