Maillard-reaction Definition

noun

(organic chemistry) The condensation reaction of an amino acid and a reducing sugar, followed by polymerization to form brown pigments - melanoidins; one of the causes of browning during cooking.

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Singular:
maillard-reaction
Plural:
Maillard reactions

Origin of Maillard-reaction

  • From Louis Camille Maillard French physician and chemist

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