1st Edition

Handbook of Encapsulation and Controlled Release

Edited By Munmaya K Mishra Copyright 2016
    1536 Pages 16 Color & 646 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The field of encapsulation, especially microencapsulation, is a rapidly growing area of research and product development. The Handbook of Encapsulation and Controlled Release covers the entire field, presenting the fundamental processes involved and exploring how to use those processes for different applications in industry. Written at a level comprehensible to non-experts, it is a rich source of technical information and current practices in research and industry.

    This book is particularly designed for scientists and engineers working in various industries, including food, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, medicine, agriculture, nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, cosmetics, flavors, and fragrances. It offers a broad perspective on a variety of applications and processes, providing research information, figures, tables, illustrations, and references.

    The book also lays the groundwork for further advancements in encapsulation technology and controlled release applications. Catering to professionals, researchers, students, and general readers in academia, industry, and research institutions, the Handbook of Encapsulation and Controlled Release is a much-needed reference on the state of the field and an authoritative resource for continued research and development in encapsulation and controlled release technologies.


    Overview of Encapsulation and Controlled Release
    Munmaya K. Mishra


    Process-Selection Criteria
    James Oxley

    Microencapsulation by Spray Drying
    Stephan Drusch and S. Diekmann

    Spray Drying and Its Application in Food Processing
    Huang Li Xin and Arun S. Mujumdar

    Encapsulation via Spray Chilling/Cooling/Congealing
    Carmen Sílvia Favaro-Trindade, Paula Kiyomi Okuro, and Fernando Eustáquio de Matos, Jr.

    Encapsulation via Spinning Disk Technology
    Aurélie Demont and Ian W. Marison

    Encapsulation via Fluidized Bed Coating Technology
    Charles R. Frey

    Encapsulation via Pan-Coating
    Charles R. Frey

    Microencapsulation by Dripping and Jet Break-Up
    Aurélie Demont and Ian W. Marison

    Microencapsulation by Annular Jet Process
    Thorsten Brandau

    Encapsulation via Hot-Melt Extrusion
    Hemalata Patil, Roshan V. Tiwari, and Michael A. Repka

    Microencapsulation with Coacervation
    Michael Yan

    Encapsulation via Microemulsion
    Sushama Talegaonkar, Lalit Mohan Negi, and Harshita Sharma

    Ionotropic Gelation and Polyelectrolyte Complexation Technique: Novel Approach to Drug Encapsulation
    J.S. Patil, S.C. Marapur, P.B. Gurav, and A.V. Banagar

    Microencapsulation via Interfacial Polymerization
    Biao Duan

    Microencapsulation via In Situ Polymerization
    Biao Duan

    Microencapsulation with Miniemulsion Technology
    Michael Yan

    Silica-Based Sol-Gel Microencapsulation and Applications
    Rosaria Ciriminna and Mario Pagliaro

    Microencapsulation by Phase Inversion Precipitation
    Ricard Garcia-Valls and Cinta Panisello

    Microfluidic Encapsulation Process
    Fabrizio Sarghini

    Encapsulation Process in Granulation Technology
    Himanshu K. Solanki

    Encapsulation via Electrohydrodynamic Atomization Spray Technology (Electrospray)
    Milad Jafari-Nodoushan, Hamid Mobedi, and Jalal Barzin

    Encapsulation Process: Pulsed Combustion Spray Drying
    Chilwin Tanamal and James A. Rehkopf

    Supercritical Fluid Technology for Encapsulation
    Ángel Martín, Marta Fraile, Soraya Rodríguez-Rojo, and María José Cocero

    Melt-Dispersion Technique for Encapsulation
    Verica Djordjević, Steva Lević, Thomas Koupantsis, Fani Mantzouridou, Adamantini Paraskevopoulou, Viktor Nedović, and Branko Bugarski


    Materials of Natural Origin for Encapsulation
    Munmaya K. Mishra

    Cellulose Ethers: Applications
    Robert Schmitt, True Rogers, William Porter III, Oliver Petermann, and Britta Huebner-Keese

    Cellulose-Based Biopolymers: Formulation and Delivery Applications
    J.D.N. Ogbonna, F.C. Kenechukwu, S.A. Chime, and A.A. Attama

    Starch-Based Polymeric Biomaterial: Drug Delivery
    Akhilesh Vikram Singh and Ashok M. Raichur

    Biodegradable Polymers: Drug Delivery Applications
    Satish Shilpi and Sanjay K. Jain


    Encapsulation Field Polymers: Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
    Oana Lelia Pop, Dan Cristian Vodnar, and Carmen Socaciu


    Encapsulation Technologies for Modifying Food Performance
    Maria Inês Ré, Maria Helena Andrade Santana, and Marcos Akira d’Ávila

    Microencapsulation: Probiotics
    Dan Cristian Vodnar, Oana Lelia Pop, and Carmen Socaciu

    Organogels as Food Delivery Systems
    Tarun Garg, Goutam Rath, and Amit K. Goyal

    β-Lactoglobulin: Bioactive Nutrients Delivery
    Li Liang and Muriel Subirade

    Encapsulation of Polyphenolics
    Florence Edwards-Lévy and Aude Munin-César

    Encapsulation of Bioactive Compounds
    Francesco Donsí, Mariarenata Sessa, and Giovanna Ferrari

    Encapsulation of Flavors, Nutraceuticals, and Antibacterials
    Stéphane Desobry and Frédéric Debeaufort

    Encapsulation of Aroma
    Christelle Turchiuli and Elisabeth Dumoulin

    Molecular (Cyclodextrin) Encapsulation of Volatiles and Essential Oils
    Paulo Salústio, Maria Graça Miguel, and Helena Cabral-Marques

    Microencapsulation: Artificial Cells
    Thomas Ming Swi Chang

    Cell Encapsulation
    James Blanchette

    Cell Immobilization Technologies for Applications in Alcoholic Beverages
    Argyro Bekatorou, Stavros Plessas, and Athanasios Mallouchos

    Enzyme Immobilization in Biodegradable Polymers for Biomedical Applications
    S.A. Costa, Helena S. Azevedo, and Rui L. Reis

    Emulsion-Solvent Removal System for Drug Delivery
    Wasfy M. Obeidat

    Organogels in Controlled Drug Delivery
    V.K. Singh, B. Behera, Sai S. Sagiri, Kunal Pal, Arfat Anis, and Mrinal K. Bhattacharya

    Microparticulate Drug Delivery Systems
    Hemant Kumar Singh Yadav, M. Navya, Abhay Raizaday, V. Naga Sravan Kumar Varma, and H.G. Shivakumar

    Colloid Drug Delivery Systems
    Monzer Fanun

    Melt Extrusion: Pharmaceutical Applications
    James DiNunzio and Seth Forster Chad Brown

    Nanoparticles: Biomaterials for Drug Delivery
    Abhijit Gokhale, Thomas Williams, and Jason M. Vaughn

    Polymer Systems for Ophthalmic Drug Delivery
    Sepideh Khoee and Frazaneh Hashemi Nasr

    Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Mucosal
    Javier Octavio Morales

    Polymeric Biomaterials for Controlled Drug Delivery
    Sutapa Mondal Roy and Suban K. Sahoo

    Nanogels: Chemical Approaches to Preparation
    Sepideh Khoee and Hamed Asadi

    Electrospinning Technology: Polymeric Nanofiber Drug Delivery
    Narendra P.S. Chauhan, Kiran Meghwal, Priya Juneja, and Pinki B. Punjabi

    Polyelectrolyte Complexes: Drug Delivery Technology
    Lankalapalli Srinivas

    Polymeric Nano/Microparticles for Oral Delivery of Proteins and Peptides
    S. Sajeesh and Chandra P. Sharma

    Vegetable Oil-Based Formulations for Controlled Drug Delivery
    V.K. Singh, Sai S. Sagiri, K. Pramanik, Arfat Anis, S.S. Ray, I. Banerjee, and Kunal Pal

    Introduction to Commercial Microencapsulation
    George A. Stahler

    Stable Core-Shell Microcapsules for Industrial Applications
    Klaus Last

    Microencapsulation Applications in Food Packaging
    Artur Bartkowiak, Agnieszka Bednarczyk-Drag, Wioletta Krawczynska, Agnieszka Krudos, and Katarzyna Sobecka

    Microencapsulation of Phase Change Materials
    Jessica Giro-Paloma, Mònica Martínez, A. Inés Fernández, and Luisa F. Cabeza


    Munmaya Mishra, Ph.D., is a polymer scientist who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. He has been engaged in research, management, technology innovations, and product development. He currently holds research and technical management responsibility at Altria Research Center and  serves as the Editor-in-Chief of three Taylor & Francis’ renowned polymer journals.  He has contributed immensely to multiple aspects of polymer applications, including encapsulation and controlled release technologies. He has authored and coauthored hundreds of scientific articles, is the author or editor of eight books, and holds over 70 US patents, over 50 US patent-pending applications, and over 100 world patents. He has received numerous recognitions and awards. He is the editor-in-chief of the recently published 11-volume Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials and the Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications.  He founded the International Society of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials as well as a scientific meeting titled Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering, which has gained international recognition and is under the sponsorship of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.