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Preparation of sub-100-nm beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) nanoparticles.

  title={Preparation of sub-100-nm beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) nanoparticles.},
  author={Sanghoon Ko and Sundaram Gunasekaran},
  journal={Journal of microencapsulation},
  volume={23 8},
Sub-100-nm nanoparticles were prepared from beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) with a narrow size distribution by a desolvation method using glutaraldehyde for cross-linking. With pre-heating of the BLG solution to 60 degrees C and subsequent pH readjustment to 9.0, nanoparticles of 59 +/- 5 nm were obtained with improved uniformity. Bovine serum albumin (BSA) nanoparticles, prepared under similar conditions for comparison, were larger and less uniform. The half-width of 80% particle distribution was… 

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