The Role of Materials Science in Food Bioengineering, Volume 19 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering, presents an up-to-date review of the most recent advances in materials science, further demonstrating its broad applications in the food industry and bioengineering. Many types of materials are described, with their impact in food design discussed. The book provides insights into a range of new possibilities for the use of materials and new technologies in the field of food bioengineering. This is an essential reference on bioengineering that is not only ideal for researchers, scientists and food manufacturers, but also for students and educators.
- Discusses the role of material science in the discovery and design of new food materials
- Reviews the medical and socioeconomic impact of recently developed materials in food bioengineering
- Includes encapsulation, coacervation techniques, emulsion techniques and more
- Identifies applications of new materials for food safety, food packaging and consumption
- Explores bioactive compounds, polyphenols, food hydrocolloids, nanostructures and other materials in food bioengineering
1. New Trends in Food Technology for Green Recovery of Bioactive Compounds from Plant Materials Jana Sic Zlabur, Sandra Voca, Mladen Brncic, Suzana Rimac-Brncic 2. Different Bioengineering Approaches on Production of Bioflavor Compounds Muge Isleten Hosoglu, Onur Guneser, Yonca Karagul Yuceer 3. Biocompatibility and toxicity of allotropic forms of carbon in food packaging Katarzyna Mitura and Pawel K. Zarzycki 4. Fabrication of functional electrospun nanostructures for food applications Yun Ping Neo, Sudip Ray, Conrad O. Perera 5. Bioactive peptides as functional food ingredients Sonia Esther Barberis, Anabella Lucía Origone, Mauricio Omar Adaro and Grisel Bersi 6. Potential applications of cyclodextrin inclusion complexes, liposomes, and drug-in-cyclodextrin-in-liposome in food industry and packaging Carine Sebaaly, Catherine Charcosset, Sophie Fourmentin, Hélène Greige-Gerges 7. Coacervation technique as an encapsualtion and delivery tool for hydrophobic biofunctional compounds Bo Wang, Taiwo Akanbi, Dominic Agyei, Brendan Holland, Colin J. Barrow 8. Food hydrocolloids as matrices for edible packaging applications Alberto Jiménez, Raquel Requena, María Vargas, Lorena Atarés, Amparo Chiralt 9. Probiotic and Synbiotic Yogurt Production Using Free or Alginate/Resistant Starch Microencapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum Yahya Shafiei 10. Nutraceutical Formulation Strategies to Enhance the Bioavailability and Efficiency: An overview Ali Asghar, Muhammad Atif Randhawa, Muhammad Musaddaq Masood, Abdullah, Muhammad Asim Irshad 11. Health Perspectives of an Isoflavonoid-Genistein and its Quantification in Economically Important Plants Ashwini Malla and Sathishkumar Ramalingam 12. Microbial polyamino acids: an overview for commercial attention Sandip B. Bankar, Pranhita R. Nimbalkar, Prakash V. Chavan, Rekha S. Singhal 13. Promising functional lipids for therapeutic applications Debjyoti Paul, Tanmoy Kumar Dey Amrita Chakraborty and Pubali Dhar 14. Status and Future Prospects of Fructooligosaccharides as Nutraceuticals C. Ganesh Kumar, Sarada Sripada and Yedla Poornachandra 15. Food Materials Science in Egg Powder Industry Mian Kamran Sharif, Makkia Saleem and Komal Javed
Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biomaterials, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 6 co-authored books and 11 edited books.
Holban, Alina Maria
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; Department of Science and Engineering of Oxidic Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest
Qualifications and Experience: Assistant Professor - General Microbiology, Medical microbiology, Immunology, Immunopathology
Book Editor: Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting (Elsevier) - in press - 2016
Assistant Editor - Letters in Applied NanoBioScience (http://nanobioletters.com/)
Guest Editor - Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Bentham Science - Impact Factor 2014 = 2.511)
The contribution of Dr Holban on her research field is supported by the publication of 48 papers in peer-reviewed journals (35 in ? Web of Science / ISI indexed journals indexed journals), 34 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 24 were presented in International scientific meetings), 1 book, 5 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 30 of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields, focusing on their antimicrobial effect.