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Title:
LYSOZYME-CHITOSAN FILMS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2005089416
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
One aspect of the disclosure herein contemplates a composite film comprising lysozyme incorporated within a chitosan polymer matrix. In another aspect, there is disclosed a film that includes chitosan, and about 10 to about 200 weight percent lysozyme, based on the weight of the chitosan. Also disclosed is a method for making a film that includes dissolving or dispersing chitosan and lysozyme in an aqueous medium resulting in a film-forming solution or dispersion; applying the film-forming solution or dispersion to a substrate surface; and converting the film-forming solution or dispersion into a film. In a particularly useful application, the film is an antimicrobial protectant for a food article.

Inventors:
ZHAO YANZUN (US)
PARK SU-IL (US)
DAESCHEL MARK A (US)
Application Number:
US2005008855W
Publication Date:
December 15, 2005
Filing Date:
March 17, 2005
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Assignee:
STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION ON BEHALF OF OREGON STATEUNIVERSITY
ZHAO, YANZUN
PARK, SU-IL
DAESCHEL, MARK, A.
International Classes:
A23C19/06; A23C19/16; A23L3/3571; A23L29/275; A23L29/281; (IPC1-7): A23L1/056; A23L1/0562; A23L3/3571
Foreign References:
US5744166A1998-04-28
US4946870A1990-08-07
US6586029B12003-07-01
US20040137041A12004-07-15
Other References:
See also references of EP 1732399A2
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