Starch Nanoparticles

As an abundant, inexpensive, renewable, biodegradable, and biocompatible natural polymer, starch has attracted great interest in a new research field of nanoscaled particulates in the last decade

Qingjie Sun

2017

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  • As an abundant, inexpensive, renewable, biodegradable, and biocompatible natural polymer, starch has attracted great interest in a new research field of nanoscaled particulates in the last decade
  • Often more stringent size requirements are given in the literature, i.e., that at least one dimension should not exceed 300 nm
  • This chapter highlights the state of the art in the field of the Starch nanoparticles, including the preparation approaches, physicochemical characterizations, modifications, and applications

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