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ejlt201300282-sm-0001-SuppFig-S1.png1218KFigure S1. Melting profiles indicating polymorphic forms (α, δ, γ and γ + β′) of (A) untreated and (B) Si-treated S95 stearins obtained by the stop-and-return DSC method in which the isothermal crystallisation at 20°C was interrupted after 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, 20 and 30 min.
ejlt201300282-sm-0002-SuppFig-S2.png37KFigure S2. Non-isothermal DSC heating thermograms of untreated and Si-treated (A) S95 and (B) S98 stearins. Melting exotherms were obtained by heating the samples to 60°C at 5°C/min after previously cooling from 80 to −20°C at 5°C/min.
ejlt201300282-sm-0003-SuppFig-S3.png7184KFigure S3. Microstructure of (A) untreated and (B) Si-treated S95 stearins acquired under polarised light after crystallising at 20°C for 7 days. Different polymorphic forms (identified by Raman microscopy) are indicated by circles outlined on the microstructure. The white dashed circle represents the γ form, white solid circle represents the γ + β′ form, black dashed circle represents the β′ form and black solid circle represents the β form.

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