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The Development of Food Polymer-Based Nanocomposites as Novel Antimicrobial Agents and Sustainable Packaging Materials
Nanocomposites developed from food polymers are an emerging technology, which has shown plenty of promising applications in worldwide food related markets. The dissertation first investigated how protein modification ...
Optimization of xanthan chitosan polyelectrolytic hydrogels for microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria
The effectiveness of microencapsulation system for targeted delivery of probiotics depends on its ability to protect cells from harsh gastrointestinal conditions of stomach followed by effectively releasing the cells in ...
COMBINED EFFECTS OF SUNLIGHT AND TITANIUM DIOXIDE NANOPARTICLES ON DIETARY ANTIOXIDANTS AND FOOD COLORS
The breakthroughs in material science have enabled industrialized fabrication and production of nanomaterials. To date, nanoscale materials have been shown to exhibit improved functionalities, providing numerous novel ...
FOOD PROTEIN-BASED NANOPARTICLES AS BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCING ENCAPSULANTS
Proteins are attractive bioavailability enhancers for poorly absorbed nutraceuticals or drugs, owing to their natural abundance, amphiphilic nature, and desirable biocompatibility. This study systematically investigated ...
CONTROL OF SIZE AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF CARBOXYL-FUNCTIONALIZED MAGNETITE PARTICLES: SYNTHESIS PROCEDURES, CHARACTERIZATIONS, AND APPLICATIONS
Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are known for the unique properties conferred by their small size and have found wide application in food safety analyses. However, their high surface energy and strong magnetization often ...