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1 Nano-AgroAlimentación Septiembre 2012 generado por VIGIALE, IALE Tecnología.

2 INDICE HIDDEN TEXT TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE TABLE OF CONTENTS Nano-AgroAlimentación CONGRESOS 1. International Symposium Food Packaging 2 2. JC2012- Emulsification: Modeling, Technologies and Applications th International Symposium on Recent Advances in FOOD ANALYSIS 2 4. Global Food Safety Conference MERCADOS 5. Nanocellulosa, Estudio de Mercado y Tecnologías 3 6. Oportunidades para la utilización de nanofibras en las industrias de alimentos, envasado y agro Industria Global de Alimentos y Bebidas : Nuevas Soluciones Tecnológicas, Impacto, Opo Mercado mundial de nanorrevestimientos anti-huellas, anti-bacterianos, anti-incrustantes y auto... 4 NOTICIAS 9. La nanotecnología ayuda a los fabricantes de alimentos a hacerlos más saludables Estudios sugieren a los xilanos como sustitutos del almidón en los bioplásticos del futuro Nanobiosensores ultrasensibles para la detección de etanol Nuevos nanosensores para detectar compuestos de sulfonamidas sintetizados en Irán Nanotecnología para ahorrar costes a los agricultores La nano-filtración puede ayudar a la recuperación de fenoles a partir de desechos de frutas Dulces, protector solar, pasta de dientes: las etiquetas sólo cuentan parte de la historia Científicos examinan efectos de las nanopartículas en cultivos de soja 6 PATENTES 17. Patentes Publicadas este mes Principales Temas tratados en las patentes del mes Principales Titulares de patentes del mes Origen de los principales titulares de patentes del mes US : Nanolipidic Particles EP : Liquid seasoning, beverages, method of seasoning food, and seasoned food WO : Silicic acid condensates having a low cross-linkage rate WO : Method for immunochromatographic detection of protein derived from animal meat 9 in WO : Carbohydrate nanoparticles for prolonged efficacy of antimicrobial peptide 9

3 INDICE 26. EP : Use of dendrimer nanotechnology for delivery of biomolecules into plant cells 10 PROYECTOS DE I+D 27. SUSFOFLEX: Envasado inteligente y sostenible de alimentos utilizando impresos flexibles intelig ECLIPSE: Nanocompuestos de Poli (ácido láctico), renovables y ecológicos a partir de residuos d NANOPETALS: Molecular mechanisms of petal iridescence: how do structural colours arise in flowe PUBLICACIONES CIENTÍFICAS 30. Acetylcholinesterase inhibition-based biosensors for pesticide determination Soybean susceptibility to manufactured nanomaterials with evidence for food quality and soil fe Extraction and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from agro-industrial residue Jujube preservation using chitosan film with nano-silicon dioxide Spray drying of starch submicron particles prepared by high pressure homogenization and mini-em Electrochemical detection of carbamate pesticides in fruit and vegetables with a biosensor base Comparative antioxidant activity of nanoscale lignin prepared by a supercritical antisolvent (S Organic nitrogen uptake by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a boreal forest Development of zein-based heat-management structures for smart food packaging Nanoemulsion delivery systems: Influence of carrier oil on β-carotene bioaccessibility Variation in physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk fibers along height of stem 14

4 Nano-AgroAlimentación CONGRESOS International Symposium Food Packaging Publicada en SafeNano, 08/13/ to 16 Nov 2012, Berlin, Germany. The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe International Symposia on Food Packaging are held every four years, as a scientific forum to discuss the science that ensures the safety and quality of food packaging. JC2012- Emulsification: Modeling, Technologies and Applications Publicada en Nanotechweb.org, 08/20/ November 2012, Lyon, France 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in FOOD ANALYSIS Publicada en nanoimpactnet, 08/20/ November, Prague, Czech Republic. RAFA 2013 will provide the overview and initiate scientific discussions focused on NOVEL ANALYTICAL / BIOANALYTICAL APPROACHES in food quality, authenticity and safety control. Global Food Safety Conference 2012 Publicada en Bvents.com, 08/22/ rd - 25th October Dublin, Ireland. The conference organising team would like to invite you to attend a three day international conference, with associated workshops, which will address known and emergent chemical and microbial contaminants which affect food safety along the farm to fork chain. The conference will host a number of world renowned experts in the area of food safety presenting the latest findings at primary production level and during processing and distribution. AGOSTO 2012 Página 2

5 MERCADOS Nanocellulosa, Estudio de Mercado y Tecnologías Publicada en electronics.ca, 08/01/2012. Nanocellulose is being developed for use in applications ranging from scaffolds in tissue engineering, artificial skin and cartilage, wound healing and vessel substitutes to biodegradable food packaging. Applications in polymer reinforcement and anti-microbial films will be hitting the market soon. Oportunidades para la utilización de nanofibras en las industrias de alimentos, envasado y agropecuaria Publicada en Nafigate, 08/02/2012. Nanofibers may help to solve those challenges which are lying ahead. Nanofibers may help to build food texture, indicate food contamination or stop migration of its components. They can also help plants to be fed appropriately or protected from environmental threads effectively with no adverse effects on environment. Industria Global de Alimentos y Bebidas : Nuevas Soluciones Tecnológicas, Impacto, Oportunidades y Presupuestos Publicada en The Vertical Markets Research Portal, 08/02/2012. The report provides readers with a definitive analysis of the industry outlook and explores the impact of innovative technologies on the growth of the global food and beverage industry. In addition, the report examines and analyzes the key growth markets for innovative technologies in , the use of intelligent packaging, technology spending activity, the use of nanotechnology, and technology transfer in the industry. AGOSTO 2012 Página 3

6 Mercado mundial de nanorrevestimientos anti-huellas, anti-bacterianos, anti-incrustantes y auto-limpiables Publicada en The Vertical Markets Research Portal, 08/16/2012. Nanocoatings are routinely applied to a wide variety of substrate materials (plastics, glass, metals, ceramics and textiles). Due to the properties inherent at the nanoscale, the coatings are typically multifunctional, exhibiting one or combinations of the following properties: scratch and abrasion resistance, anti-static, oleophobic, easy-to-clean, antireflective, anti-microbial activity, sensor and catalytic activity. NOTICIAS La nanotecnología ayuda a los fabricantes de alimentos a hacerlos más saludables Publicada en foodmanufacture.co.uk, 08/01/2012. UK food manufacturers have been urged to recognise the massive potential of nanotechnology in creating healthier foods. Tiny nano particles can deliver a more rapid hit of taste, thus enabling ingredients such as fat and salt to be reduced in recipes, which also reduces the cost of ingredients, Barry Park, theme manager at nanotechnology promotion body Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN), told FoodManufacture.co.uk. Estudios sugieren a los xilanos como sustitutos del almidón en los bioplásticos del futuro Publicada en foodproductiondaily.com, 08/01/2012. A new Finnish study suggests that xylans and mannans, plant cell wall polysaccharides derived from agricultural and forestry sidestreams, could replace starch as a base material for biodegradable packaging. One interesting trend is the reinforcement of polysaccharide-based films with nano-sized components, such as cellulose or clay, according to the study. AGOSTO 2012 Página 4

7 Nanobiosensores ultrasensibles para la detección de etanol Publicada en Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC)_News, 08/04/2012. A team of Iranian researchers from the University of Kurdistan (UOK), led by Dr. Abdollah Salimi, developed a glassy carbon (GC) electrode modified with a nanocomposite comprised of multi-walled carbon nanotubes which enables low concentration detection of ethanol in different environments. The fermentation of food products usually leads to the liberation of minute amounts of ethanol. Nuevos nanosensores para detectar compuestos de sulfonamidas sintetizados en Irán Publicada en Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC)_News, 08/05/2012. Iranian researchers at Alzahra University in Tehran successfully made it to modify a glassy carbon electrode (GCE) with multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) to obtain an efficient catalyst for the oxidation reaction of sulfaguanidine (SG) as well as its detection within environmental samples. Sulfonamides are commonly considered as pollutants of water, soil, agricultural crops and the ecosystem in general. Nanotecnología para ahorrar costes a los agricultores Publicada en MIT Technology Review, 08/06/2012. La joven empresa colombiana SAS ha desarrollado una tecnología que mejora la efectividad de los fertilizantes utilizados en la agricultura y el aprovechamiento de los recursos. SAS (Sustainable Agriculture Solutions) es un equipo de seis personas que definen su trabajo como agricultura de precisión. El Sistema de Transporte Coloidal (STC) que han creado consiste en unos nanoglóbulos que encapsulan y protegen los nutrientes que usan los fertilizantes hasta que entran en contacto con la raíz o las hojas de la planta. La nano-filtración puede ayudar a la recuperación de fenoles a partir de desechos de frutas Publicada en Natura, 08/10/2012. The study published in Food and Bioproducts Processing investigated the performance of nano-filtration membranes in the treatment of by-products of citrus processing. The team tested four different nano membranes to assess the potential for separating sugars and bioactive compounds from concentrated liquors made from orange peels revealing that the membranes effectively separated phenolic ompounds and sugars. AGOSTO 2012 Página 5

8 Dulces, protector solar, pasta de dientes: las etiquetas sólo cuentan parte de la historia Publicada en montrealgazette.com, 08/10/2012. The amount of nanoparticles in consumer products is clearly on the rise. Take titanium dioxide a material increasingly appearing in nano-size in products. A 2009 study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology said 2.5 per cent of all titanium dioxide was made in nano-form that year, while 10 per cent would be by Científicos examinan efectos de las nanopartículas en cultivos de soja Publicada en ScienceDaily, 08/20/2012. The team was led by scientists at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. The team is also affiliated with the UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEIN), a $24 million collaboration based at UCLA, with researchers from UCSB, UC Davis, UC Riverside, University of Texas at El Paso, Columbia University, and other national and international partners. PATENTES Patentes Publicadas este mes Publicada en, 08/01/2012. Fuente: USPTO, EPO, WIPO, INPADOC, Abstracts of Japan, German Patents AGOSTO 2012 Página 6

9 Principales Temas tratados en las patentes del mes Publicada en, 08/02/2012. Fuente: USPTO, EPO, WIPO, INPADOC, Abstracts of Japan, German Patents Principales Titulares de patentes del mes Publicada en, 08/03/2012. Fuente: USPTO, EPO, WIPO, INPADOC, Abstracts of Japan, German Patents AGOSTO 2012 Página 7

10 Origen de los principales titulares de patentes del mes Publicada en, 08/04/2012. Fuente: USPTO, EPO, WIPO, INPADOC, Abstracts of Japan, German Patents US : Nanolipidic Particles Publicada en Espacenet, 08/06/2012. DERMAZONE SOLUTIONS INC [US] Nanolipidic Particles (NLPs) having average mean diameters of 1 nm to 20 nm are made from a precursor solution. NLPs can be loaded with a desired passenger molecule. Assemblies of these particles, called NLP assemblies, result in a vehicle population of a desired size. Single application or multifunction NLP assemblies are made from the loaded NLPs and range in size from about 30 to about 200 nm. EP : Liquid seasoning, beverages, method of seasoning food, and seasoned food Publicada en Espacenet - Patentes de NanoAgroAlimentación, 08/07/2012. PROJECT JAPAN INC [JP]; TADASHI KISHIMOTO [JP]; SEIJITSUMURA INC [JP]; NAKAMOTO SHOJI INC [JP] The present invention provides a liquid seasoning used for seasoning food subjected to processing with a micro-nano bubble generating device, thereby enabling the liquid seasoning to have impregnation to food in a short time, particularly, facilitating impregnation of good flavor and taste compositions other than salt. AGOSTO 2012 Página 8

11 WO : Silicic acid condensates having a low cross-linkage rate Publicada en Espacenet - Patentes de NanoAgroAlimentación, 08/08/2012. GERBER THOMAS [DE] The invention relates to a material or biomaterial comprising silicic acid condensates having a low cross-linkage rate as well as to methods for the production of said material/biomaterial. In a disclosed method for producing modestly cross-linked silicic acid structures, a sol is produced while further condensation is prevented when certain crosslinkages of the silicic acid have been reached. WO : Method for immunochromatographic detection of protein derived from animal meat in food Publicada en Espacenet - Patentes de NanoAgroAlimentación, 08/08/2012. TANAKA PRECIOUS METAL IND [JP] An immunochromatographic detection method for detecting a protein derived from an animal meat in a processed food, which is characterized in that an extraction solution extracted from a substance to be detected, a protein derived from an animal meat in a processed food, with an immunochromatographic extraction/developing solution is supplied to an immunochromatography device directly, serves as a developing solution that constitutes a mobile phase and elutes a gold-nanoparticle-labeled reagent... WO : Carbohydrate nanoparticles for prolonged efficacy of antimicrobial peptide Publicada en Espacenet, 08/16/2012. PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION [US] A nanoparticle includes a carbohydrate carrier and a bacteriocin. A method for prolonging efficacy of a bacteriocin against a food pathogen includes providing the bacteriocin in a delivery system, and inhibiting the food pathogen by the bacteriocin. A duration of efficacy of the bacteriocin against the food pathogen when the bacteriocin is provided in the delivery system exceeds a duration of efficacy of the bacteriocin when the bacteriocin is provided without the delivery system. AGOSTO 2012 Página 9

12 EP : Use of dendrimer nanotechnology for delivery of biomolecules into plant cells Publicada en Espacenet - Patentes de NanoAgroAlimentación, 08/21/2012. DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC [US] SAMUEL JAYAKUMAR PON [US]; SAMBOJU NARASIMHA CHARY [US]; YAU KERRM Y [US]; WEBB STEVEN R [US]; BURROUGHS FRANK G [US] PROYECTOS DE I+D SUSFOFLEX: Envasado inteligente y sostenible de alimentos utilizando impresos flexibles inteligentes y tecnologías de materiales Publicada en CORDIS, 08/01/2012. Scientists and business oriented organizations all have a responsibility in the technology driven sustainable development. The SusFoFlex project has put a rather ambitious objective forward, specifically to deliver a technology which targets the customers with exciting new features and which could possibly yield new production-consumption patterns by using cutting edge sustainable technologies with smart features. Start date: , End date: ECLIPSE: Nanocompuestos de Poli (ácido láctico), renovables y ecológicos a partir de residuos de alimentos Publicada en CORDIS, 08/01/2012. Poly(lactic acid) (PLA) is a compostable polymer derived from renewable food-derived sources (mainly starch and sugar beet) and possesses the highest potential for a commercial major scale production of renewable packaging materials. Start date: , End date: AGOSTO 2012 Página 10

13 NANOPETALS: Molecular mechanisms of petal iridescence: how do structural colours arise in flowers? Publicada en CORDIS, 08/17/2012. Iridescent animals, such as peacocks and butterflies, owe their stunning colours to the manipulation of light by minute structures organized on or just below their surfaces. Iridescence is common in animals where it acts as mimicry or as a signal for mate selection, but it has been poorly studied in plants. Start date: , End date: PUBLICACIONES CIENTÍFICAS Acetylcholinesterase inhibition-based biosensors for pesticide determination Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/07/2012. Chandra Shekhar Pundir, Nidhi Chauhan This article reviews the recent developments in AChE inhibition-based biosensors, which include various immobilization methods, different strategies for biosensor construction, the advantages and roles of various matrices used, analytical performance, and application methods for constructing AChE biosensors. Soybean susceptibility to manufactured nanomaterials with evidence for food quality and soil fertility interruption Publicada en International Council on Nanotechnology - Virtual Journal, 08/21/2012. Priester JH, Ge Y, Mielke RE, Horst AM, Moritz SC, Espinosa K, Gelb J, Walker SL, Nisbet RM, An YJ, Schimel JP, Palmer RG, Hernandez-Viezcas JA, Zhao L, Gardea-Torresdey JL, Holden PA This study involved growing plants to full maturity in manufactured nanomaterial (MNM)-contaminated field soil. Soybean, a major global commodity crop, was used in farm soil amended with two high-production metal oxide MNMs (nano-ceo2 and -ZnO). AGOSTO 2012 Página 11

14 Extraction and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from agroindustrial residue Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Wilson Pires Flauzino Neto, Hudson Alves Silvério, Noélio Oliveira Dantas, Daniel Pasquini Soy hulls are an agro-industrial residue available in huge quantities throughout the world whose application deserves more attention than simply as cattle feed. This work evaluates the use of soy hulls as a source of cellulose to obtain nanocrystals by acid hydrolysis. The hydrolysis was performed at 40 C for 30 or 40 min, using 30 ml of H2SO4 64% for each gram of cellulose. Jujube preservation using chitosan film with nano-silicon dioxide Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Youwei Yu, Shaoying Zhang, Yinzhe Ren, Hui Li, Xiaona Zhang, Jinhua Di The effect of 1% chitosan film with 0.04% nano-silicon dioxide on the qualitative properties of harvested jujube under ambient temperature was investigated. After 32 d, the red index, decay incidence, weight loss, and respiration rate of the coated jujubes were lower compared with those of the control. Spray drying of starch submicron particles prepared by high pressure homogenization and mini-emulsion cross-linking Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Ai-min Shi, Dong Li, Li-jun Wang, Yu-guang Zhou, Benu Adhikari The suspensions containing starch submicron particles prepared through a novel high pressure homogenization and mini-emulsion cross-linking technology were spray dried to obtain cross-linked starch submicron particles. Dryer inlet temperature and feed flow rate were varied to investigate their effect on moisture content, glass transition temperature (Tg), morphology of the starch submicron particles. AGOSTO 2012 Página 12

15 Electrochemical detection of carbamate pesticides in fruit and vegetables with a biosensor based on acetylcholinesterase immobilised on a composite of polyaniline carbon nanotubes Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Ivana Cesarino, Fernando C. Moraes, Marcos R.V. Lanza, Sergio A.S. Machado A sensitive electrochemical acetylcholinesterase (AChE) biosensor was successfully developed on polyaniline (PANI) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) core shell modified glassy carbon electrode (GC), and used to detect carbamate pesticides in fruit and vegetables (apple, broccoli and cabbage). Comparative antioxidant activity of nanoscale lignin prepared by a supercritical antisolvent (SAS) process with non-nanoscale lignin Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Qi Lu, Minghua Zhu, Yuangang Zu, Wenjun Liu, Lei Yang, Ying Zhang, Xiuhua Zhao, Xiunan Zhang, Xiaonan Zhang, Wengang Li Nowadays, lignin antioxidant study is a hot spot. But some properties of lignin make it hard for a wide range of application. To improve lignin antioxidant activity, we employed supercritical antisolvent (SAS) method for preparation of nanoscale lignin (0.144 ± 0.03 μm) using acetone as a solvent and supercritical carbon dioxide as an antisolvent. Organic nitrogen uptake by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a boreal forest Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Matthew D. Whiteside, Michelle A. Digman, Enrico Gratton, Kathleen K. Treseder The breakdown of organic nitrogen in soil is a potential rate-limiting step in nitrogen cycling. Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi are root symbionts that might improve the ability of plants to compete for organic nitrogen products against other decomposer microbes. However, AM uptake of organic nitrogen, especially in natural systems, has traditionally been difficult to test. AGOSTO 2012 Página 13

16 Development of zein-based heat-management structures for smart food packaging Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Rocío Pérez-Masiá, Amparo López-Rubio, Jose Maria Lagarón In this work, novel materials with heat management properties have been developed by means of the encapsulation of a phase changing material (PCM) in a biopolymeric matrix using the electrospinning technique. This study optimizes the methodology to obtain micro-, submicro- and nanoencapsulation structures based on zein (a maize protein) and dodecane (a PCM paraffin which has a transition temperature at 10 C). Nanoemulsion delivery systems: Influence of carrier oil on β-carotene bioaccessibility Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoFood, 08/22/2012. Cheng Qian, Eric Andrew Decker, Hang Xiao, David Julian McClements Consumption of carotenoids may reduce the incidences of certain chronic diseases, but their use in foods is currently limited because of their poor water-solubility, low bioavailability and chemical instability. We examined the impact of carrier oil type on the bioaccessibility of -carotene encapsulated within nanoemulsion-based delivery systems. Variation in physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk fibers along height of stem Publicada en ScienceDirect_NanoAgro, 08/22/2012. Xiaoping Li, Siqun Wang, Guanben Du, Zhangkang Wu, Yujie Meng Industrial hemp bast fiber is a widely used natural fiber and its stalk is a low-density, soft material and generally considered as waste and by-products. In this study, the physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk at different locations on the hemp stem were assessed, and the mechanical properties of hemp stalk fiber cell walls were evaluated by nanoindentation. AGOSTO 2012 Página 14

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