The paper investigates the use of poly(1-vinylpyrrolidone-co-2-dimethylaminoethylmetacrilate) (PVP-co-DMAEMA) as a novel coating agent in the preparation of alginate-based microcapsule for the supplement delivery of probiotics. Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum is used to study the viability of the encapsulated bacterium when exposed to conditions simulating the gastrointestinal tract and industrial process. Results demonstrate that the PVP-co-DMAEMA polymer constitutes a pH-responsive coating suitable for probiotic supplement delivery.

D'Orazio, G., De Giani, A., Zampolli, J., Zeaiter, Z., Di Gennaro, P., La Ferla, B. (2019). PVP-co-DMAEMA as Novel Polymeric Coating Material for Probiotic Supplements Delivery. MACROMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 220(21) [10.1002/macp.201900291].

PVP-co-DMAEMA as Novel Polymeric Coating Material for Probiotic Supplements Delivery

D'Orazio, Giuseppe
Primo
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De Giani, Alessandra;Zampolli, Jessica;Zeaiter, Zahraa;Di Gennaro, Patrizia;La Ferla, Barbara
Ultimo
2019

Abstract

The paper investigates the use of poly(1-vinylpyrrolidone-co-2-dimethylaminoethylmetacrilate) (PVP-co-DMAEMA) as a novel coating agent in the preparation of alginate-based microcapsule for the supplement delivery of probiotics. Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum is used to study the viability of the encapsulated bacterium when exposed to conditions simulating the gastrointestinal tract and industrial process. Results demonstrate that the PVP-co-DMAEMA polymer constitutes a pH-responsive coating suitable for probiotic supplement delivery.
Articolo in rivista - Articolo scientifico
microencapsulation, pH responsiveness, polymer coating, probiotics
English
2019
220
21
1900291
none
D'Orazio, G., De Giani, A., Zampolli, J., Zeaiter, Z., Di Gennaro, P., La Ferla, B. (2019). PVP-co-DMAEMA as Novel Polymeric Coating Material for Probiotic Supplements Delivery. MACROMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 220(21) [10.1002/macp.201900291].
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