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Table 2 Characterization of mamey and carrot carotenoid microcapsules

From: Antioxidant activities of spray-dried carotenoids using maltodextrin-Arabic gum as wall materials

Code D50 (μm) aw Moisture (%) Solubility (%) Bulk ρ (kg/m3) Compacted ρ (kg/m3) HR
MAG5 2.86 0.207 ± 0.004 a 2.92 ± 0.13 e 87.82 ± 0.93 b 233 ± 8 a 365 ± 28 a 1.57
MAG10 3.09 0.150 ± 0.006 b 2.58 ± 0.34 e 91.09 ± 2.96 a 215 ± 14 a 347 ± 23 a 1.61
CAG5 3.09 0.201 ± 0.018 a 2.75 ± 0.10 e 86.64 ± 0.32 b 188 ± 10 b 286 ± 1 b 1.52
CAG10 3.25 0.134 ± 0.004 b 2.74 ± 0.63 e 90.46 ± 3.15 a 187 ± 16 b 342 ± 6 a 1.83
MMG5 2.94 0.312 ± 0.008 a 6.98 ± 0.08 a 85.85 ± 1.21 b 229 ± 18 a 370 ± 19 a 1.61
MMG10 3.15 0.211 ± 0.018 c 5.85 ± 0.17 c 94.45 ± 3.39 a 210 ± 11 a 350 ± 24 a 1.67
CMG5 3.12 0.292 ± 0.009 a 6.53 ± 0.28 b 83.63 ± 2.33 b 191 ± 10 b 290 ± 9 b 1.52
CMG10 3.31 0.237 ± 0.015 b 4.88 ± 0.07 d 92.07 ± 4.60 a 175 ± 7 b 334 ± 7 a 1.91
  1. M: mamey, C: carrot, AG: Arabic gum–maltodextrin, MG: Mesquite gum–maltodextrin. Different letters show significant differences (p < 0.05) between microcapsules within each parameter