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Type: Artigo
Title: Gelatin edible coatings with mint essential oil (mentha arvensis): film characterization and antifungal properties
Author: Scartazzini, L.
Tosati, J. V.
Cortez, D. H. C.
Rossi, M. J.
Flores, S. H.
Hubinger, M. D.
Di Luccio, M.
Monteiro, A. R.
Abstract: In this work, mint essential oil (MEO) was added into gelatin films and antifungal activity was evaluated. Five concentrations of MEO (0, 0.06, 0.13, 0.25, 0.38, 0.50% (g/g gelatin)) were incorporated into gelatin solutions. The films were prepared by casting and characterized for their barrier properties, mechanical resistance, morphology, thermal and antifungal activity. The addition of oil into the solution slightly improved water vapor barrier, increased thickness and opacity, decreased transparency and modified thermal and mechanical properties of films. With addition of oil above 0.38%, the films were effective against the growth of Botrytis cinerea and Rhizopus stolonifer, indicating an inhibitory activity. Thus, gelatin-based edible films incorporated with MEO showed to be an effective way to inhibit microbial growth on the film surface
Subject: Gelatina
Atividade antifúngica
Country: Índia
Editor: Springer
Rights: Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s13197-019-03873-9
Date Issue: 2019
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