P04 : How does the Proximity of Heat Affect Acrylamide Formation in the Maillard Reaction?

Students Kendall Hacala
School IND - King's Christian Collegiate - Oakville
Level Senior 11/12 - Grade 12
Group Group 8 - Physical and Mathematical
Abstract The purpose of my project was to determine how the distance from the heat source affects the formation of acrylamide, a cancer causing carcinogen, in Challah Bread. This is a braided bread that has differing distances between the heat source and the positions on the bread itself.
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