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Nutrient delivery / edited by Alexandry Mihai Grumezescu.

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Subject: Nutrition.
Nanoparticles > metabolism.
Dietary Supplements.
Drug Delivery Systems.
Biological Availability.
Food Technology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena > physiology.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780128043752
  • ISBN: 012804375X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 818 pages).
  • Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1 -- Nutrition-nutrient delivery; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- Functional Foods and Bioactives; 3 -- Nutraceutical Formulation Challenges; 4 -- Oral Delivery; 5 -- Bioavailability Enhancement With Nanoparticles; 6 -- Food Grade Delivery Systems; 7 -- Protein-Based Nanodelivery Systems; 8 -- Lipid-Based Nanodelivery Systems; 9 -- Carbohydrate-Based Nanodelivery Systems; 10 -- Polysaccharide Nanoparticles for Nutrient Delivery; 11 -- Chitosan-Based Delivery Systems.
12 -- Regulations Surrounding Nanomaterial Safety13 -- Uptake of Nanoparticles and Potential Toxicity; 14 -- Conclusions and Future Directions; References; 2 -- Nanostructured biobased systems for nutrient and bioactive compounds delivery; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- Design of Nanostructured Biobased Systems; 3 -- Nanostructured Biobased Systems as a Nutrient and Bioactive Compound Carrier; 3.1 -- Nutrients; 3.1.1 -- Vitamins; 3.1.2 -- Minerals; 3.1.3 -- Carotenoids; 3.1.4 -- Bioactive Compounds; 3.2 -- Evaluation of the Retention Capacity of€Nanostructured Biobased Systems.
3.3 -- Controlled Release of Compounds from€Nanostructured Biobased Systems3.3.1 -- Release Mechanisms; 3.3.1.1 -- Diffusion-Controlled Release; 3.3.1.2 -- Swelling-Controlled Release; 3.3.1.3 -- Degradation-Controlled Release; 3.3.1.4 -- Stimuli-Controlled Release; 3.3.2 -- Mathematical Modeling; 3.3.3 -- Nutrients Release Behavior; 4 -- Evaluation of Nanostructured Biobased Systems Behavior in Their Passage Through the Gastrointestinal Tract; 4.1 -- Bioavailability; 4.1.1 -- Challenges in Nutrient and Bioactive Compound Delivery in the GIT.
4.1.2 -- Strategies to Improve the Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds4.1.3 -- Methods to Evaluate the Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds; 4.2 -- Toxicity of Nanostructured Biobased Systems; 4.2.1 -- Behavior of Nanoparticles in the Intestinal Tract and Their Impact on Toxicity; 4.2.2 -- Mechanisms Induced by Nanostructures; 4.2.3 -- In Vitro and In Vivo Toxicological Studies; 5 -- Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; 3 -- Nanoscale nutrient delivery systems; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability of Nanoencapsulated Nutrients.
2.1 -- Bioaccessibility2.2 -- Digestion of Nanoencapsulated Nutrients; 2.3 -- Bioavailability; 2.3.1 -- Liberation (Solubilization); 2.3.2 -- Absorption; 2.3.2.1 -- Biological and Physiological Features of Gastrointestinal Tract; 2.3.2.2 -- Absorption Mechanisms; 2.3.3 -- Distribution (Transport to Systemic Circulation); 2.3.4 -- Metabolism; 2.3.5 -- Excretion; 3 -- Nanocarrier Materials; 4 -- Formulation Technologies; 4.1 -- Nanoemulsification; 4.2 -- Nanoprecipitation; 4.3 -- Emulsification-Solvent Evaporation Technique; 4.4 -- Coacervation; 4.5 -- Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Technology.
5 -- Nanoscale Delivery Systems.
Summary: This book discusses the fabrication, merits, demerits, applications, and bioavailability enhancement mechanisms of various nanodelivery systems. Recent developments in various nanodelivery systems are also highlighted.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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