In recent years, the amphiphilic polysaccharide as the carrier of lipophilic components has become a research hotspot in food science. In the aqueous system, the soluble amphiphilic polysaccharide can self-aggregate to form the shell-core structure with the hydrophobic moieties forming the core of the micelle and the hydrophilic moieties forming the corona. The structural characteristic is the basis of the function of the micelle. Therefore, it is very important for practical application to maintain or stabilize the structure of the micelle. In this review, it describes the amphiphilic polysaccharide micelle stability, inter-molecular force, influence factors (structural factors and environmental factors) and unstable performance of amphiphilic polysaccharide micelles. Meanwhile, it points out the direction of future research.

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