Chitosan Applications in Food Systems

Chitosan Applications in Food Systems is a practical resource for those looking to understand new applications of chitosan in the food industry. The content presented is written by experts in the field who have worked on the latest application of chitosan-based research to help researchers and scientists understand how recent applications combined with traditional food preservation hurdles, or novel hurdles such as active packaging, irradiation, and essential oils can improve methods of controlling microorganisms in foods. With an emphasis of potential of chitosan in food safety this reference briefly summarizes what chitosan-based research has already done for the industry, but also its potential applications and future prospects in food products. Explains the role of chitosan nanoparticles to fight against food pathogens Provides the latest developments on chitosan and food packaging, especially on active food packaging chitosan film production Presents chitosan research as a natural antimicrobial to enhance food safety Includes nutritional aspects of chitosan used in food applications

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  • Author : Ioannis Savvaidis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128216637
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Chitosan Applications in Food Systems

Chitosan Applications in Food Systems
  • Author : Ioannis Savvaidis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2021
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Chitosan Applications in Food Systems is a practical resource for those looking to understand new applications of chitosan in the food industry. The content presented is written by experts in the field who have worked on the latest application of chitosan-based research to help researchers and scientists understand how recent applications combined with traditional food preservation hurdles, or novel hurdles such as active packaging, irradiation, and essential oils can improve methods of controlling microorganisms in foods. With an emphasis of

Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 36

Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 36
  • Author : Grégorio Crini,Eric Lichtfouse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 June 2019
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This book reviews recent research and applications of chitin and chitosan, as natural alternatives of fossil fuel products, in medicine and pharmacy, agriculture, food science and water treatment. Chitin and chitosan products are polysaccharides derived from food waste of crustaceans and fungi, and thus are cheap, abundant, sustainable, non-toxic, recyclable and biocompatible. Remarkable applications include food additives and preservation, packaging materials, biopesticides and fertilisers, drug delivery, tissue engineering, bioflocculation and dye removal.

Biopolymers for Food Design

Biopolymers for Food Design
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 April 2018
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Biopolymers for Food Design, Volume 20 in the Handbook of Bioengineering series, describes how biopolymers have made a major impact in the food industry, from food design, to food control and safety. Biopolymers can be used in the development of novel nutritional alternatives, to replace difficult to obtain food products, or for foods inaccessible or inappropriate for a particular population (i.e. allergic to specific components). In addition, some polymers can be used as functional ingredients, and can also represent efficient

Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agri-food and Ecosystems

Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agri-food and Ecosystems
  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 March 2020
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Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agrifood and Ecosystems shows how hybrid nanomaterials (HNMs) are being used to enhance agriculture, food and environmental science. The book discusses the synthesis and characterization of HNMs before exploring agrifoods and environmental functions. It shows how novel HNMs are being used for the detection and separation of heavy metal ions, for destroying and sensing of insecticides, in managed release fertilizer and pesticide formulations, plant protection, plant promotions, purification, detection, and to control mycotoxins. Further, the

Composites Materials for Food Packaging

Composites Materials for Food Packaging
  • Author : Giuseppe Cirillo,Marek A. Kozlowski,Umile Gianfranco Spizzirri
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 May 2018
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The book is intended as an overview on the recent and more relevant developments in the application of composite materials for food packaging applications, emphasizing the scientific outcome arising from the physico-chemical properties of such engineered materials with the needs of food quality and safety. Consumers are increasingly conscious of the strong relationship between food quality and health, and thus the request of packaging materials allowing the quality and safety of foods to be highly preserved. As a result, scientists

Applications of Chitan and Chitosan

Applications of Chitan and Chitosan
  • Author : Mattheus F. A. Goosen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 June 1996
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The main driving force behind the development of new applications for chitin and its derivative chitosan lies with the fact that these polysaccharides represent a renewable source of natural biodegradable polymers. Since chitin is the second most abundant natural polymer, academic as well as industrial scientists are faced with a great challenge to find new and practical applications for this material. This book provides an examination of the state of the art, and discusses new applications as well as potential

Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications

Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications
  • Author : Lambertus A. M. van den Broek,Carmen G. Boeriu,Christian V. Stevens
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 January 2020
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Offers a comprehensive guide to the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications presents a comprehensive review of the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan. These promising biomaterials have the potential to be broadly applied and there is a growing market for these biopolymers in areas such as medical and pharmaceutical, packaging, agricultural, textile, cosmetics, nanoparticles and more. The authors – noted experts in the field – explore the isolation, characterization and the

Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities

Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities
  • Author : Silvia Bautista-Baños,Gianfranco Romanazzi,Antonio Jiménez-Aparicio
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 January 2016
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Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities presents a cohesive overview of research topics regarding the production and characterization of chitosan, the development of coatings and fi lms, its functional properties, and antimicrobial potential of this compound on economically important agricultural commodities. It includes the modes of action from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular perspective, and evaluations of the activity of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles in biological models. The first section deals with the chemical characteristics and functional properties of

Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications

Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications
  • Author : Marguerite Rinaudo,Francisco M. Goycoolea
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 23 April 2019
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Functional advanced biopolymers have received far less attention than renewable biomass (cellulose, rubber, etc.) used for energy production. Among the most advanced biopolymers known is chitosan. The term chitosan refers to a family of polysaccharides obtained by partial de-N-acetylation from chitin, one of the most abundant renewable resources in the biosphere. Chitosan has been firmly established as having unique material properties as well as biological activities. Either in its native form or as a chemical derivative, chitosan is amenable to

Polymers for Agri-Food Applications

Polymers for Agri-Food Applications
  • Author : Tomy J. Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 August 2019
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This book presents an exhaustive analysis of the trends in the development and use of natural and synthetic polymer systems aimed at sustainable agricultural production. The polymers have allowed the development of controlled and released systems of agrochemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers and phytohormones through micro and nanoencapsulated systems, which protect and stimulate the growth of crops at low costs and without damage to the environment. Hydrogel systems from natural and synthetic polymers have also had their place in the

Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Biocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Biocomposites for Food Packaging Applications
  • Author : Jissy Jacob,Sravanthi Loganathan,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 March 2020
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Chitin is one of the most important biopolymers, synthesized by an enormous number of living organisms and is a promising bioactive polymer for food packaging applications due to its functional properties. This book focuses on composition, properties, characterization, and theoretical approach of chitin and chitosan bio-composites. It describes the most recent studies concerning chitin and chitosan-based films and gives an overview about future trends regarding the industrial applications of chitin and chitosan for food packaging purposes. This book is especially

Bio-based Materials for Food Packaging

Bio-based Materials for Food Packaging
  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 November 2018
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This book provides an overview of the lastest developments in biobased materials and their applications in food packaging. Written by experts in their respective research domain, its thirteen chapters discuss in detail fundamental knowledge on bio based materials. It is intended as a reference book for researchers, students, research scholars, academicians and scientists seeking biobased materials for food packaging applications.

Chitosan

Chitosan
  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed,Saiqa Ikram
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 August 2017
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This book delves deeply in to the preparation, characterization and multiple applications of chitin and chitosan. The 17 chapters written by leading experts is an excellent reference source and state-of-the-art review for researchers and scientists using chitosan or biopolymers in their respective areas. This book is divided into following sections: • Production and derivatives of chitosan • Chitosan in the textile and food industries • Chitosan in biomedical applications • Chitosan in agriculture and water treatment The book is practical as readers will be able

Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides

Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides
  • Author : Emad Shalaby
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 11 January 2017
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Marine organisms have been under research for the last decades as a source for different active compounds with various biological activities and application in agriculture, pharmacy, medicine, environment, and industries. Marine polysaccharides from these active compounds are used as antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammation, bioremediations, etc. During the last three decades, several important factors that control the production of phytoplankton polysaccharides have been identified such as chemical concentrations, temperature, light, etc. The current book includes 14 chapters contributed by experts around the

Novel Macromolecules in Food Systems

Novel Macromolecules in Food Systems
  • Author : G. Doxastakis,V. Kiosseoglou
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 16 October 2000
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Applying recent advances in biological and physical sciences, food scientists have created "novel food ingredients" enzymatically, chemically or microbiologically. Chief among these are "novel proteins and polysaccharides" which, like the more established traditional macromolecules, can perform multifunctional roles such as thickening, stabilization, gelation or encapsulation and in this way determine to a large extent the shelf life, texture and nutritional value of natural and processed foods. Featuring the latest advances on chemistry, structure and functional properties of "novel proteins and