Soybean meal nano scales resistant starch- model carbohydrates for encapsulation of bioactive compounds

N. Sivapragasam,D. Petrović, P. Thavarajaha and D. Thavarajahc
North Dakota State University, US

Keywords: soy bean meal, resistant starch, carriers, prebiotics, probiotics, nanoscale materials, encapsulation, genetic engineering


The research focus is on encapsulating materials like drugs and nutrients specifically for colon using resistant starch. As a representation a model system is developed by encapsulating glass bead and experimenting the suitability to be used in physiological conditions.