Special Issue "Advances and Applications of Polysaccharides"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 3558
Interests: structure and function of polysaccharides; polysaccharides-based delivery system for bioactive food components; development and utilization of food hydrocolloids
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Polysaccharides are natural biopolymers that can be extracted from animals, plants and microorganisms. Due to their renewability, biodegradability, abundance and unique processing properties, polysaccharides have emerged as attractive ingredients in numerous industrial productions with favorable competition. Recently, recent numerous studies have revealed that polysaccharides exert a wide range of biological, nutritional and carrier properties to highlight their beneficial influences on human health, further driving their functional applications in food, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and biotechnological applications. Apart from that, polysaccharides can be developed into various emulsifiers and stabilizers to regulate the product structure, like beverages, and into natural packaging films to extend the shelf life of foods. Additionally, polysaccharides can be employed as organic frameworks and biofuels in electrochemical and environmental fields. Thus, a growing understanding and in-depth research are facilitating the exploitation of natural polysaccharides for advanced applications.
Here, we would like to invite authors to contribute original research articles, as well as review articles, focusing on “Advances and applications of polysaccharides” in different fields including food, biomedical, pharmaceutical, drug delivery, electronics and environmental science.
Dr. Chunhua Wu
Dr. Zijian Zhi
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