Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food

Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food

by Alexandru Grumezescu (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780128043080
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/16/2016
Series: Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry , #1
Pages: 772
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a Lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the Editor-in-Chief of 2 international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published 200 peer-reviewed papers, ~50 book chapters, and has co-authored nine books and 50 edited books.

Table of Contents

1. An update of definitions and regulations regarding nanomaterials in foods and other consumer products
2. Applications and implications of nanotechnology in aquaculture
3. Natural materials as promising rheology modifiers for food applications
4. Starch nanomaterials: A state-of-the-art review and future trends
5. Cellulose/inorganic nanocomposites for use in food industry
6. Recent advances in the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in food research
7. Self-assembled carbohydrate nanostructures: synthesis and strategies to functional applications in food
8. Nano-structures for agriculture
9. Nanotechnology and wine
10. Toxicological scenario of nanoproducts
11. Active film from chitosan incorporated with natural active compounds
12. Applications of nanotechnology in nutrition: Potential and safety issues
13. Application of nanostructures in the plant pathogenic strains
14. Effect of concentration and temperature on the phase transitions of polymer composites doped by kappa carrageenan and alginate
15. Plant stress signaling through corresponding nano-biotechnology
16. Nanotechnology in healthier meat processing
17. Application of nanotechnology for quality improvement in food processing
18. Nanofibers based on chitin: a new functional food
19. Electrospun nanofibers as gelling and thickening agents
20. Magnetic separation of nanobio-structured systems for innovation of biocatalytic processes in food industry

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