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Title Nanotechnology in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries [electronic resource] / edited by Qingrong Huang.

Imprint Cambridge ; Philadelphia : Woodhead Pub. Ltd, 2012.


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Description xx, 452 p. : ill.
Series Woodhead publishing series in food science, technology and nutrition, 2042-8049 ; no. 218
Woodhead Publishing in food science, technology, and nutrition ; no. 218.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1: Processes, material characterization, risks and regulation -- 1. An overview of the development and applications of nanoscale materials in the food industry -- 2. Potential health risks of nanoparticles in foods, beverages and nutraceuticals -- 3. Detecting and characterizing nanoparticles in food, beverages and nutraceuticals -- 4. Regulatory frameworks for food nanotechnologies -- 5. Atomic force microscopy and related tools for the imaging of foods and beverages on the nanoscale -- 6. Characterization of food materials at multiple length scales using small-angle X-ray scattering and nuclear magnetic resonance: Principle and applications.
Part 2: Applications of nanotechnology in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries -- 7.Improving food sensory and nutritional quality through nanostructure engineering -- 8. Nanocapsules as delivery systems in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries -- 9. Association colloids as delivery systems -- 10. Fabrication, characterization and properties of food nanoemulsions -- 11. Nanotechnology-based approaches for the rapid detection of chemical and biological contaminants in foods -- 12. Nanocomposite food and beverage packaging materials -- 13. Electrospun fibers: fabrication, functionalities and potential food industry applications -- 14. Milk nanotubes: technology and potential applications -- 15. Nano- and micro-engineered membranes: principles and applications in the food and beverage industries.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Food -- Biotechnology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Huang, Qingrong.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781845697396 (alk. paper)
1845697391 (alk. paper)
9780857095657 (e-book)

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