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Sarkar A, Soltanamadi S, Chen J, Stokes JR. (2021). Oral tribology: providing insight into oral processing of food colloids. Food Hydrocolloids, 117, Art. No. 106635

Liamas E, Connell SD, Zembyla M, Ettelaie R, Sarkar A. (2021). Friction between soft contacts at nanoscale on uncoated and protein-coated surfaces. Nanoscale. 13, pp. 2350-2367

Stribițcaia E, Gibbons C, Sier J, Boesch C, Blundell J, Finlayson G, Sarkar A. (2021). Effects of oral lubrication on satiety, satiation and salivary biomarkers in model foods: A pilot study. Appetite. 165, Art No. 105427 

Murray BS, Ettelaie R, Sarkar A, Mackie AR, Dickinson E. (2021).The perfect hydrocolloid stabilizer: Imagination versus reality. Food Hydrocolloids, 117, Art. No. 106696

Kew B, Holmes M, Stieger M, Sarkar A. 2021. Oral tribology, adsorption and rheology of alternative food proteins (2021). Food Hydrocolloids, 116, Art. No. 106636

Brown F, Mackie AR, He Q, Branch A, Sarkar A. (2021). Protein-saliva interactions: a systematic review. Food and Function, 12, pp. 3324-3351

Zhang S, Murray BS, Suriyachay N, Holmes M, Ettelaie R, Sarkar A. (2021). Synergistic interactions of plant protein microgels and cellulose nanocrystals at the interface and their inhibition of gastric digestion of Pickering emulsions. Langmuir. 37, pp. 827-840

Zembyla M, Liamas E, Andablo-Reyes E, Gu K, Krop EM, Kew B, Sarkar A. (2021). Surface adsorption and lubrication properties of plant and dairy proteins: A comparative study. Food Hydrocolloids, 111, Art. No. 106364

You K-M, Murray BS, Sarkar A. (2021). Rheology and tribology of starch + κ‐carrageenan mixtures. Journal of Texture Studies. 52, pp. 16-24

Hu J, Andablo-Reyes E, Mighell A, Pavitt S, Sarkar A. (2021). Dry mouth diagnosis and saliva substitutes ─ A review from a textural perspective. Journal of Texture Studies. 52, pp. 141-156

Niaz T, Sarkar A, Mackie AR, Imran M. (2021). Impact of albumin corona on mucoadhesion and antimicrobial activity of carvacrol loaded chitosan nano-delivery systems under simulated gastro-intestinal conditions. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 169, pp. 171-182


Andalo-Reyes E, Bryant M, Neville A, Hyde TP, Sarkar R, Francis M, Sarkar A. (2020). 3D biomimetic tongue-emulating surfaces for tribological applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 12, pp. 49371–49385

Kew B, Holmes M, Stieger M, Sarkar A. 2020. Review on fat replacement using protein-based microparticulated powders or microgels: a textural perspective. Trends in Food Science and Technology, Volume 106, pp. 457-468

Hu J, Andalo-Reyes E, Soltanahmadi S, Sarkar A. (2020). Synergistic microgel-reinforced hydrogels as high-performance lubricants. ACS Macro Letters, 9, pp. 1726–1731

Stribiţcaia E, Evans CEL, Gibbons C, Blundell J, Sarkar A. (2020). Food texture influences on satiety: systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports, 10, Art. No. 12929

Liamas E, Connell SD, Ramakrishna S, Sarkar A. (2020). Probing the frictional properties of soft materials at the nanoscale. Nanoscale, 12, pp. 2292-2308

Dan A, Aery S, Zhang S, Baker DL, Gleeson HF, Sarkar A. (2020). Protein microgel-stabilized Pickering liquid crystal emulsions undergo analyte-triggered configurational transition. Langmuir, 36, pp. 10091–10102

Sarkar A, Dickinson, E. (2020). Sustainable food-grade Pickering emulsions stabilized by plant-based particles. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 49, pp. 69-81

Sarkar A, Mackie, AR. (2020). Engineering oral delivery of hydrophobic bioactives in real-world scenarios. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 48, pp. 40-52

Stribitcaia E, Krop EM, Lewin R, Holmes M, Sarkar A. (2020). Tribology and rheology of bead-layered hydrogels: Influence of bead size on sensory perception. Food Hydrocolloids., 104, Art. No. 105692

Xu F, Liamas E, Bryant M, Adedeji AF, Andablo-Reyes E, Castronovo M, Ettelaie R, Charpentier TVJ, Sarkar A. (2020). A self‐assembled binary protein model explains high‐performance salivary lubrication from macro to nanoscale. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 7, Art no. 1901549

Kumar Borah P, Sundar Das A, Mukhopadhyay R, Sarkar A, Kumar Duary R. (2020). Macromolecular design of folic acid functionalized amylopectin- albumin core-shell nanogels for improved physiological stability and colon cancer cell targeted delivery of curcumin. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 580, pp. 561-572

Araiza-Calahorra A, Glover ZJ, Akhtar M, Sarkar A. (2020). Conjugate microgel-stabilized Pickering emulsions: Role in delaying gastric digestion.  Food Hydrocolloids, 105, Art no. 105794

Zembyla M, Murray BS, Sarkar A. (2020). Water-in-oil emulsions stabilized by surfactants, biopolymers and/or particles: A review. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 104, pp. 49-59

Zhang S, Holmes M, Ettelaie R, Sarkar A (2020) Pea protein microgel particles as Pickering stabilizers of oil-in-water emulsions: Responsiveness to pH and ionic strength Food Hydrocolloids, 102, Art no. 105583

Araiza-Calahorra A, Wang Y, Bosch C, Zhao Y, Sarkar A. (2020). Pickering emulsions stabilized by colloidal gel particles complexed or conjugated with biopolymers to enhance bioaccessibility and cellular uptake of curcumin. Current Research in Food Science, 3, pp. 178-188.

Hopkins M, Boesch C, Lansdall M, Mullen C, Mighell A, Pavitt S, Sarkar A. (2020). Salivary lubricity (ex vivo) enhances upon moderate exercise: A pilot study. Archives of Oral Biology, 116, Art No. 104743

Zembyla M, Lazidis A, Murray BS, Sarkar A. (2020). Stability of water-in-oil emulsions co-stabilized by polyphenol crystal-protein complexes as a function of shear rate and temperature. Journal of Food Engineering, 281, Art no. 109991

Le HD, Loveday SM, Singh H, Sarkar A. (2020). Gastrointestinal digestion of Pickering emulsions stabilised by hydrophobically modified cellulose nanocrystals: release of short-chain fatty acids. Food Chemistry, 320, Art no. 126650

Mulet-Cabero A-I, Egger L, Portmann R, Ménard O, Marze S, Minekus M, Le Feunteun S, Sarkar A, Grundy MM-L, Carrière F, Golding M, Dupont D, Recio I, Brodkorb A, Mackie A. (2020). A standardised semi-dynamic in vitro digestion method suitable for food – an international consensus. Food & Function, 11, pp. 1702-1720.

Li X, Yang Y, Murray BS, Sarkar A (2020) Combination of egg white protein and microgels to stabilize foams: Impact of processing treatments Journal of Food Engineering, 275, Art no. 109860

Krop EM, Hetherington MM, Miquel S, Sarkar A. (2020). Oral processing of hydrogels: Influence of food material properties versus individuals’ eating capability. Journal of Texture Studies, 51, pp. 147-153

Du HD. Loveday SM, Singh H, Sarkar A (2020) Pickering emulsions stabilised by hydrophobically modified cellulose nanocrystals: Responsiveness to pH and ionic strength Food Hydrocolloids, 99, Art no. 105344

Li X, Murray BS, Yang Y, Sarkar A (2020Egg white protein microgels as aqueous Pickering foam stabilizers: Bubble stability and interfacial properties Food Hydrocolloids, 98, Art no. 105292


Andablo-Reyes E, Yerani D, Fu M, Liamas E, Connell S, Torres O, Sarkar A. (2019). Microgels as viscosity modifiers influence lubrication performance of continuum. Soft Matter, 15, pp. 9614-9624

Sarkar A, Xu F, Lee S. (2019). Human saliva and model saliva at bulk to adsorbed phases – similarities and differences. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 272, Art no. 102034

Sarkar A; Krop E (2019) Marrying oral tribology to sensory perception: a systematic review Current Opinion in Food Science, 27, pp. 64-73

Sarkar A; Andablo-Reyes E; Bryant M; Dowson D; Neville A (2019) Lubrication of soft oral surfaces Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 39, pp. 61-75

Krop EM; M; Hetherington MM; Holmes M; Miquel S; Sarkar A (2019) On relating rheology and oral tribology to sensory properties in hydrogels. Food Hydrocolloids88, pp. 101-113

Zembyla M, Lazidis A, Murray BS, Sarkar A (2019). Water-in-oil Pickering emulsions stabilized by synergistic particle-particle interactions. Langmuir, 35, pp. 13078-13089

Araiza-Calahorra A, Sarkar A. (2019). Designing biopolymer-coated Pickering emulsions to modulate in vitro gastric digestion: A static model study. Food and Function, 10, pp. 5498-5509

Sarkar A. (2019). Oral processing in elderly: Understanding eating capability to drive future food texture modifications. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, , 78, pp. 329-339

Rongkaumpan G; Amsbury S; Andablo-Reyes E; Linford H; Connell S; Knox P; Sarkar A; Benitez-Alfonso Y; Orfila C (2019) Cell wall polymer composition and spatial distribution in ripe banana and mango fruit: Implications for cell adhesion and texture perception Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, Art no. 858

Araiza Calahorra A; Sarkar A (2019) Pickering emulsion stabilized by protein nanogel particles for delivery of curcumin: Effects of pH and ionic strength on curcumin retention. Food Structure, 21, Art no. 100113

Zembyla M; Murray B; Radford S; Sarkar A (2019) Water-in-oil Pickering emulsions stabilized by an interfacial complex of water-insoluble polyphenol crystals and protein. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 548, pp. 88-99

Torres O; Yamada A; Rigby NM; Hanawa T; Kawano Y; Sarkar (2019) Gellan gum: A new member in the dysphagia thickener family. Biotribology, 17, pp. 8-18

Xu F; Laguna L; Sarkar A (2019) Ageing related changes in quantity and quality of saliva: Where do we stand in our understanding?. Journal of Texture Studies, 50, pp. 27-35

Krop EM; Hetherington MM; Miquel S; Sarkar A (2019) The influence of oral lubrication on food intake: A proof-of-concept study. Food Quality and Preference74, pp. 118-124

Sarkar A; Zhang S; Holmes M; Ettelaie R (2019) Colloidal aspects of digestion of Pickering emulsions: Experiments and theoretical models of lipid digestion kinetics. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science263, pp. 195-211

Borah PK; Sarkar A; Duary RK (2019) Water-soluble vitamins for controlling starch digestion: Conformational scrambling and inhibition mechanism of human pancreatic α-amylase by ascorbic acid and folic acid. Food Chemistry, 288, pp. 395-404

Borah PK; Rappolt M; Duary RK; Sarkar A (2019) Structurally induced modulation of in vitro digestibility of amylopectin corn starch upon esterification with folic acid. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 129, pp. 361-369

Torres O; M; Murray BS; Sarkar A (2019) Overcoming in vitro gastric destabilisation of emulsion droplets using emulsion microgel particles for targeted intestinal release of fatty acids. Food Hydrocolloids89, pp. 523-533

Borah PK; M; Rappolt M; Duary RK; Sarkar A (2019) Effects of folic acid esterification on the hierarchical structure of amylopectin corn starch. Food Hydrocolloids86, pp. 162-171


Zembyla M; Murray BS; Sarkar A (2018) Water-in-oil Pickering emulsions stabilized by water-insoluble polyphenol crystals. Langmuir, 34 (34), pp. 10001-10011

Torres O; Andablo-Reyes E; Murray BS; Sarkar A (2018) Emulsion microgel particles as high-performance bio-Lubricants. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (32), pp. 26893-26905

Rabiti D; Orfila C; Holmes M; Bordoni A; Sarkar A (2018) In vitro oral processing of raw tomato: Novel insights into the role of endogenous fruit enzymes. Journal of Texture Studies 49 351-358

Sarkar A, Ademuyiwa V, Stubley S, Esa NH, Goycoolea FM, Qin X, Gonzalez F, Olvera C (2018) Pickering emulsions co-stabilized by composite protein/ polysaccharide particle-particle interfaces: Impact on in vitro gastric stability Food Hydrocolloids 84 282-291

Krop EM, Hetherington MM, Nekitsing C, Miquel S, Postelnicu L, Sarkar A (2018) Influence of oral processing on appetite and food intake – A systematic review and meta-analysis Appetite 125 253-269

Sarkar A, Li H, Cray D, Boxall S (2018) Composite whey protein–cellulose nanocrystals at oil-water interface: Towards delaying lipid digestion Food Hydrocolloids 77 436-444

Araiza-Calahorra A, Akhtar M, Sarkar A (2018) Recent advances in emulsion-based delivery approaches for curcumin: From encapsulation to bioaccessibility Trends in Food Science and Technology 71 155-169

Krop EM, Hetherington MM, Miquel S, Sarkar A (2018) Influence of both chewing and lubrication during oral processing of hydrogels on hunger and energy intake Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 77 E139-E1139,


Sarkar A, Kanti F, Gulotta A,  Murray BS, Zhang S (2017) Aqueous lubrication, structure and rheological properties of whey protein microgel particles Langmuir 33 14699–14708

Torres O, Tena Mercado N, Murray B, Sarkar A (2017) Novel starch based emulsion gels and emulsion microgel particles: Design, structure and rheology Carbohydrate Polymers 178 86-94

Laguna L, Sarkar A, Bryant MG, Beadling AR, Bartolomé B, Moreno-Arribas MV (2017) Exploring mouthfeel in model wines: Sensory-to-Instrumental Approaches Food Research International 102 478-486

Laguna L, Sarkar A (2017) Oral tribology: update on the relevance to study astringency in wines Tribology – Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces 11 116-123

Sarkar A, Zhang S, Murray B, Russell J, Boxall S (2017) Modulating in vitro gastric digestion of emulsions using composite whey protein–cellulose nanocrystal interfaces Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces  158 137-146

Torres O, Murray B, Sarkar A (2017) Design on novel emulsion microgel particles of tuneable size Food Hydrocolloids 18 47-59

Adal E, Sadeghpour A, Connell S, Rappolt M, Ibanoglu E, Sarkar A (2017) Heteroprotein complex formation of bovine lactoferrin and pea protein isolate: A multiscale structural analysis Biomacromolecules 18 625-635

Laguna L, Picouet P, Guardia MD, Renard CMGC, Sarkar A (2017) In vitro gastrointestinal digestion of pea protein isolate as a function of pH, food matrices, autoclaving, high-pressure and re-heat treatments LWT – Food Science and Technology 84 511-519

Laguna L, Farrell G, Bryant M, Morina A, Sarkar A (2017) Relating rheology and tribology of commercial dairy colloids to sensory perception Food and Function 8 563-573,

Sarkar A, Ye A, Singh H (2017) Oral processing of emulsion systems from a colloidal perspective Food and Function 8 511-521,


Sarkar A, Murray B, Holmes M, Ettelaie R, Abdalla A, Yang X (2016) In vitro digestion of Pickering emulsions stabilized by soft whey protein microgel particles: Influence of thermal treatment Soft Matter 12 3558-3569,

Laguna L, Sarkar A (2016) Influence of mixed gel structuring with different degrees of matrix inhomogeneity on oral residence time Food Hydrocolloids 61 286-299,

Laguna L, Hetherington MM, Chen J, Artigas G, Sarkar A (2016) Measuring eating capability, liking and difficulty perception of older adults: A textural consideration Food Quality and Preference 53 47-56,

Sarkar A, Ye A, Singh H (2016) On the role of bile salts in the digestion of emulsified lipids Food Hydrocolloids 60 77-84,

Laguna L, Barrowclough RA, Chen J, Sarkar A (2016) New approach to food difficulty perception: Food structure, food oral processing and individual’s physical strength Journal of Texture Studies 47 413-422,

Torres O, Murray B, Sarkar A (2016) Emulsion microgel particles: Novel encapsulation strategy for lipophilic molecules Trends in Food Science and Technology 55 98-108,

Laguna L, Mingioni M, Maitre I, Vanwymelbeke V, Pirttijärvi T, Artigas MG, Kautola H, Järvenpää E, Mäenpää T, Tahvonen R, Grabska-Kobylecka I, Nowak D, Chen J, Sarkar A (2016) Perception of difficulties encountered in eating process from European elderlies’ perspective Journal of Texture Studies 47 342-352,

Sreedhara A, Vegarud GE, Sarkar A, Devold TG, Rukke E-O, Ekeberg D, Schüller RB (2016) Structural rheological properties of model nutritional beverage emulsions stabilized by bovine lactoferrin: Influence of pH and oil type Annual Transactions of The Nordic Rheology Society 24 179-186.

Mingioni M, Mehinagic E, Laguna Cruañes L, Sarkar A, Pirttijärvi T, Vanwymelbeke V, Artigas G, Chen J, Kautola H, Järvenpää E, Mäenpää T, Tahvonen R, Grabska-Kobylecka I, Maitre I (2016) Fruit and vegetables liking among European elderly according to food preferences, attitudes towards food and dependency Food Quality and Preference 50 27-37,

Sarkar A, Kamaruddin H, Bentley A, Wang S (2016) Emulsion stabilization by tomato seed protein isolate: Influence of pH, ionic strength and thermal treatment Food Hydrocolloids 57 160-168,

Sarkar A, Arfsten J, Golay PA, Acquistapace S, Heinrich E (2016) Microstructure and long-term stability of spray dried emulsions with ultra-high oil content Food Hydrocolloids 52 857-867,


Sarkar A, Juan J-M, Kolodziejczyk E, Acquistapace S, Donato-Capel L, Wooster TJ  (2015) Impact of protein gel porosity on the digestion of lipid emulsions Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 63 8829-8837,

Laguna L, Sarkar A, Artigas G, Chen J A (2015) quantitative assessment of the eating capability in the elderly individuals Physiology and Behavior 147 274-281,

Sarkar A, Golay PA, Acquistapace S, Craft BD (2015) Increasing the oxidative stability of soybean oil through fortification with antioxidants International Journal of Food Science and Technology 50 666-673,

Kerrihard, AL, Pegg, RB, Sarkar A, Craft, BD (2015) Update on the methods for monitoring UFA oxidation in food products European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 117 1-14,

Laguna L, Sarkar A, Chen J (2015) Assessment of eating capability of elderly subjects in UK: a quantitative evaluation Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 74 E167-E167,


Sarkar A, Kaul P (2014) Evaluation of tomato processing by-products: A comparative study in a pilot scale setup Journal of Food Process Engineering 37 299-307,


Loveday SM, Sarkar A, Singh H (2013) Innovative yoghurts: Novel processing technologies for improving acid milk gel texture Trends in Food Science and Technology 33 5-20,


Singh H, Sarkar A (2011) Behaviour of protein-stabilised emulsions under various physiological conditions. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 165 47-57,


Sarkar A, Horne DS, Singh H (2010) Pancreatin-induced coalescence of oil-in-water emulsions in an in vitro duodenal model International Dairy Journal 20 589-597,

Sarkar A, Goh KKT, Singh H (2010) Properties of oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by beta-lactoglobulin in simulated gastric fluid as influenced by ionic strength and presence of mucin Food Hydrocolloids 24 534-541,

Sarkar A, Horne DS, Singh H (2010) Interactions of milk protein-stabilized oil-in-water emulsions with bile salts in a simulated upper intestinal model Food Hydrocolloids 24 142-151,


Sarkar A, Goh KKT, Singh RP, Singh H (2009) Behaviour of an oil-in-water emulsion stabilized by beta-lactoglobulin in an in vitro gastric model Food Hydrocolloids 23 1563-1569,

Sarkar A, Goh, KKT, Singh, H (2009) Colloidal stability and interactions of milk-protein-stabilized emulsions in an artificial saliva Food Hydrocolloids 23 1270-1278,

Book Chapters

You K-M, Sarkar A. (2021). Chapter 4. Oral tribology of polysaccharides. 3rd edition. Woodhead Publishing, pp. 93-123

Goh KKT, Teo A, Sarkar A, Singh H (2020) Milk protein-polysaccharide interactions, In Milk Proteins (Third Edition), Academic Press, pp. 499-535,

Laguna L, Sarkar A, Chen J (2017) Eating capability assessment in elderly population In Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Aging, Academic Press, pp. 83-98,

Sarkar A, Singh H (2016) Emulsions and foams stabilised by milk proteins In Advanced Dairy Chemistry: Volume 1B: Proteins: Applied Aspects: Fourth Edition, Springer, pp. 133-153,

Taneja A, Sarkar A, Das S (2015) Innovation in the food industry: Industry-academia partnership, In Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, CRC Press, pp. 289-302,

Goh KKT, Sarkar A, Singh H (2014) Milk protein-polysaccharide interactions, In Milk Proteins (Second Edition), Academic Press, pp. 387-419,

Sarkar A, Acharya, L, Dave, A, Das, S (2013) Dairy processing In Sustainable Food Processing, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. pp. 127-168,

Sarkar A, Singh H (2012) Oral behaviour of food emulsions In Food Oral Processing: Fundamentals of Eating and Sensory Perception, Wiley-Blackwell pp. 111-138,

Sarkar A, Das, S, Ghosh, D, Singh, H (2011) Green Concepts in the Food Industry In Handbook of Nutraceuticals Volume II: Scale-Up, Processing and Automation, CRC Press, pp. 455-484,

Goh KKT, Sarkar A, Singh H (2008) Milk protein-polysaccharide interactions In Milk Proteins, Academic Press, pp. 347-376,


Murray B; Zembyla M; Sarkar A (2019) Patent – WO/2019/008059/A1 – Emulsion in foods,

Wooster TJ, Donato-Capel L, Sarkar A, Acquistapace S (2016) Patent – WO/2016/6020217/A1 – A delivery system,

Chisholm, H, Sarkar A, Anthonioz, S, Arfsten, J (2014) Patent – WO/2014/006086/A1 – Chocolate confectionery product,

Chisholm H, Sarkar A, Anthonioz S, Arfsten J (2014) Patent – WO/2014/006085/A1 – Filling for baked food products,

Arfsten J, Padua Chicaroni E, Heinrich E, Outram J, Sarkar A (2012) Patent – WO/2012/089676/A1 – Filling composition comprising an encapsulated oil,


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