Encapsulation of Volatile Compounds in Silk Microparticles.

  title={Encapsulation of Volatile Compounds in Silk Microparticles.},
  author={Roberto Elia and Jin Yi Guo and Stephanie J. Budijono and Val{\'e}ry Normand and Daniel Bencz{\'e}di and Fiorenzo G Omenetto and David L Kaplan},
  journal={Journal of coatings technology and research},
  volume={12 4},
Various techniques have been employed to entrap fragrant oils within microcapsules or microparticles in the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries for improved stability and delivery. In the present work we describe the use of silk protein microparticles for encapsulating fragrant oils using ambient processing conditions to form an all-natural… CONTINUE READING