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Chapter 8

Encapsulation of Vitamin A: A Current Review on Technologies and Applications

Vitamin A belongs to the group of fat-soluble vitamins and in vivo is found as the free alcohol [all-(E)-retinol] form or esterified with a fatty acid (European Pharmacopoeia, 2005), commonly indicated as retinoids. The dietary source of vitamin A is represented by many animal-based foods and common...
Print publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-550-6