One of the greatest challenges faced by the food scientist is man himself with his
highly sensitive oral equipment for evaluating food texture. The recognition of this
challenge leads immediately to two questions: ‘How can we characterize the texture of
foodstuffs in a manner that will reflect human perceptions?’ and, then, ‘How may we
preserve, formulate and process products in a way that will be acceptable to the
I hope that the reader will find these chapters useful to get new perspectives on some
of the current topics and issues in membrane trafficking, and to get a sense on the
diversity of approaches and experimental systems that are used in this field.
Finally, I would like to thank all the people associated with the production of this
book. First, the authors themselves for taking the time to prepare their chapters in a
timely manner and in a format filled with technical details and novel and exciting
concepts. It is not an easy task, and I sincerely thank them for their efforts.
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