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Protein-Based Films and Coatings

1st Edition

Edited by Aristippos Gennadios

CRC Press

672 pages | 114 B/W Illus.

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This volume presents the most up-to-date and detailed information available on protein-based biopolymer films and coatings. It provides a comprehensive overview of the design, technology, properties, functionality, and applications of biopolymer films and coatings (edible and inedible) from plant and animal proteins. Both widely commercialized and envisioned applications of protein films are discussed, including hard and soft gelatin capsules, microcapsules, collagen casings, and meat and produce coatings. Expert contributors provide thorough reviews of related interdisciplinary research and extensive lists of references.

About the Editor:

Aristippos Gennadios, Ph.D. is Senior Manager, Materials Science and Clinical Supplies, Product Development: US and Canada, Banner Pharmacaps Inc. (a Sobel NV Company) in High Point, North Carolina. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University in Athens, Greece, his M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Dr. Gennadios is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed publications and has been granted 2 U.S. patents.


"…provides a comprehensive overview of the products, design, process technology, and applications of biopolymer-derived films and coatings. Expert contributors provide thorough reviews of related interdisciplinary research, design, and applications. It discusses the most up-to-date and detailed information available on high-volume plant and animal protein-based biopolymer edible and inedible films and coatings.

- Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, in Inform, Vol. 13

Table of Contents

Proteins as Raw Materials for Films and Coatings: Definitions, Current Status, and Opportunities, John M. Krochta

Formation and Properties of Corn Zein Films and Coatings, Graciela W. Padua and Qin Wang

Formation and Properties of Wheat Gluten Films and Coatings, Stephane Guilbert, Natalie Gontard, Marie Helene Morel, Valerie Micard, Andreas Redl, and Pascale Chalier

Formation and Properties of Soy Protein Films and Coatings, Sang K. Park, Navam S. Hettiarachchy, Zhi Y. Ju, and Aristippos Gennadios

Formation and Properties of Cottonseed Protein Films and Coatings, Catherine Marquie and Stephane Guilbert

Formation and Properties of Whey Protein Films and Coatings, Maria B. Perez-Gago and John M. Krochta

Formation and Properties of Casein Films and Coatings, Hongda Chen

Formation and Properties of Fish Myofibrillar Protein Films and Coatings, Bernard Cuq

Formation and Properties of Egg White Films and Coatings, Loong-Tak Lim, Yoshinori Mine, Ian J. Britt, and Marvin A. Tung

Formation and Properties of Wool Keratin Films and Coatings, Asao Yamauchi and Kiyoshi Yamauchi

Formation and Properties of Collagen and Gelatin Films and Coatings, Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis

Films and Coatings from Proteins of Limited Availability, Hyun J. Park, Jong W. Rhim, Curtis L. Weller, Aristippos Gennadios, and Milford A. Hanna

Modeling Water Vapor, Gas, and Solute Transport through Protein Films, P. K. Mallikarjunan, Irina Antonova, and Manjeet S. Chinnan

Proteins as Microencapsulating Agents and Microencapsulated Active Compounds in Pharmaceutical Applications, Allison E. Radwick and Diane J. Burgess

Hard Gelatin Capsules, Bill J. Bowman and Clyde M. Ofner III

Soft Gelatin Capsules, Aristippos Gennadios

Collagen Casings, Wesley N. Osburn

Application of Edible Coatings on Muscle Foods, Catherine N. Cutter and Susan S. Sumner

Protein-Based Edible Films and Coatings Carrying Antimicrobial Agents, Jung H. Han

Use of Proteins in Edible Coatings for Whole and Minimally Processed Fruits and Vegetables, Elizabeth A. Baldwin and Robert A. Baker

Protein-Based Edible Coatings for Fried Foods, Irina Antonova, P.K. Mallikarjunan, and Manjeet S. Chinnan

Application of Edible Protein Coatings to Nuts and Nut-Containing Food Products, Thomas A. Trezza and John M. Krochta

Protein-Based Films and Coatings for Military Packaging Applications, Karen R. Conca

Edible Films and Coatings as Aroma Barriers, Frederic Debeaufort, Jesus-Alberto Quezada-Gallo, and Andree Voilley

Kosher and Halal Issues Pertaining to Edible Films and Coatings, Joe M. Regenstein and Muhammad M. Chaudry

Soy Protein Utilization in Compression-Molded, Extruded, and Injection-Molded Degradable Plastics, Perminus Mungara, Jinwen Zhang, Sushe Zhang, and Jay-Lin Jane

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