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Nanotechnology and its applications in the food sector

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37578 45372 2009 8 PDF Available
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Nanotechnology and its applications in the food sector
Abstract

Nanoscience and nanotechnology are new frontiers of this century. Their applications to the agriculture and food sector are relatively recent compared with their use in drug delivery and pharmaceuticals. Smart delivery of nutrients, bioseparation of proteins, rapid sampling of biological and chemical contaminants and nanoencapsulation of nutraceuticals are some of the emerging topics of nanotechnology for food and agriculture. Advances in technologies, such as DNA microarrays, microelectromechanical systems and microfluidics, will enable the realization of the potential of nanotechnology for food applications. In this review, we intended to summarize the applications of nanotechnology relevant to food and nutraceuticals together with identifying the outstanding challenges.

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Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: - Volume 27, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages 82–89
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Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
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