Cyclodextrins as encapsulation agents for plant bioactive compounds.

@article{Pinho2014CyclodextrinsAE,
  title={Cyclodextrins as encapsulation agents for plant bioactive compounds.},
  author={Eva Pinho and Martin Grootveld and Graça Soares and M. Henriques},
  journal={Carbohydrate polymers},
  year={2014},
  volume={101},
  pages={121-35}
}
Plants possess a wide range of molecules capable of improve healing: fibre, vitamins, phytosterols, and further sulphur-containing compounds, carotenoids, organic acid anions and polyphenolics. However, they require an adequate level of protection from the environmental conditions to prevent losing their structural integrity and bioactivity. Cyclodextrins are cyclic oligosaccharides arising from the degradation of starch, which can be a viable option as encapsulation technique. Cyclodextrins… CONTINUE READING

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