Review paper

Chitosan films and coatings containing essential oils: The antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, and application in food systems

Volume: 89, Pages: 117 - 128
Published: Nov 1, 2016
Abstract
Chitosan edible films and coatings have shown great promise for their application in food preservation and also are promising systems to be used as essential oil (EO) carriers. This review reports the most recent and relevant studies concerning chitosan films and coatings containing EOs. The effect of EO incorporation on the antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal activities of chitosan films and coatings in vitro and in vivo, as well as their...
Paper Details
Title
Chitosan films and coatings containing essential oils: The antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, and application in food systems
Published Date
Nov 1, 2016
Volume
89
Pages
117 - 128
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