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作者 Leong, Thomas Seak Hou, author
書名 Ultrasonic production of nano-emulsions for bioactive delivery in drug and food applications / by Thomas Seak Hou Leong, Sivakumar Manickam, Gregory J. O. Martin, Wu Li, Muthupandian Ashokkumar
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319734910 (electronic bk.)
9783319734903 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-73491-0 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xii, 36 pages) : illustrations (some color), digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
系列 SpringerBriefs in molecular science, 2191-5407
SpringerBriefs in molecular science
附註 Introduction -- Selection of Operating Parameters -- Applications of Ultrasonic Emulsification -- Mechanisms of Ultrasonic Emulsification -- Influence of Gas Content -- Ultrasonic Frequency -- Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs -- Future Trends and Outlook -- References
This SpringerBrief provides an overview of ultrasonic emulsification and an update on recent advances in developing stable emulsions for the creation of novel drugs and functional foods, with a focus on bioactive delivery in these products. Emulsification is the process of combining two or more immiscible liquids to form a semi-stable mixture. These two liquids generally consist of an organic (oil) phase and an aqueous (water) phase that is stabilized by the addition of an emulsifier. Most common emulsions are of the oil-in-water (O/W) type, but can also be of water-in-oil (W/O) or even multiple emulsion types (i.e. double emulsions) in the form of water-in-oil-in-water (W/O/W) or oil-in-water-in-oil (O/W/O) phases. The formation of an emulsion requires input of energy to distribute the disperse phase in the continuous phase in small-sized droplets that are able to resist instability. There is great interest in the use of ultrasound to produce emulsions, as it is able to do so relatively efficiently and effectively compared to existing techniques such as rotor stator, high-pressure homogenization and microfluidization. The interaction of ultrasound with the hydrocolloids and biopolymers that are often used to stabilize emulsions can offer advantages such as improved stability or greater control of formed droplet size distributions
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Emulsions
Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology
Food Science
Physical Chemistry
Alt Author Manickam, Sivakumar, author
Martin, Gregory J. O., author
Li, Wu, author
Ashokkumar, Muthupandian, author
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