Carotenoid formulation.


Nissim Garti, Morris Zelkha, and Tanya. Sedlov. 2003. “Carotenoid formulation.”.


The present invention discloses the use of a lycopene coated with a water non-sol. thin film comprising amphiphilic protein polymer for coloring with red color, foods, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics having fat and/or oil contents higher than 5 %. The invention further discloses a process for the prepn. of stable lycopene formulation comprising: (a) treating an isolated protein to form a protein in a mol. form; (b) dispersing lycopene in an aq. soln. comprising an isolated protein in a mol. form; (c) grinding said dispersion to form lycopene particle size of 1 to 10 $μ$m forming an homogenized mixt. comprising fine particles; and optionally (d) drying the homogenized mixt. [on SciFinder(R)]
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