he invention provides a composition for the controlled release of one or more biologically active substances encapsulated in a degradable biopolymer matrix, consisting of a thermoplastic and/or partly crystalline inulin. A plasticiser such as glycerol, and an emulsifier may be present. The active substance is e.g. a drug, a biocide, a fertiliser, a flavour, a protein or a microorganism.
|Publication status||Published - 24 Jun 1999|