Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2011: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy

Bio Nano Materials Chapter 3

Synthesis and characterization of new nanoparticles formed by milk whey proteins submitted to a thermal gelation process

Authors: J.R. Lopes, J.S.R. Coimbra, A.V.N.C. Teixeira, E.B. De Oliveira

Affilation: Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Pages: 213 - 216

Keywords: whey protein, nanoparticles, dynamic light scattering, force atomic micrsocopy, thermal gelation process

In this work, nanostructures formed by the two whey proteins (alpha-lactoalbumin and beta-lactoglobulin) were synthesized througha thermal gelation process. The obtained proteic nanoparticles were characterized by using dynamic light scattering, transmission electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-7138-6
Pages: 852
Hardcopy: $199.95

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