Hybrid alginate-silica beads and method for obtaining them

Jonathan Desmet (Inventor), Christophe Meunier (Inventor), Bao-Lian Su (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The invention relates to a hybrid silica bead having a millimeter scaled-size adapted for the entrapment of a component or a bioactive substance, wherein the bead is formed of a porous core comprised of a hybrid alginate-silica (1) and an external porous layer comprising silica and a silica concentrator (2). The present invention is also related to a one-pot process for the preparation of these hybrid beads and to the use of the beads according to the invention.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2016143857
IPCA61K 36/ 05 A I
Priority date17/06/14
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2016


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