Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals

Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals examines the potential of plant-based bioactive compounds as functional food ingredients and preservative agents against food-spoiling microbes and oxidative deterioration. The book provides a unified and systematic accounting of plant-based bioactive compounds by illustrating the connections among the different disciplines, such as food science, nutrition, pharmacology, toxicology, combinatorial chemistry, nanotechnology and biotechnological approaches. Chapters present the varied sources of raw materials, biochemical properties, metabolism, health benefits, preservative efficacy, toxicological aspect, safety and Intellectual Property Right issue of plant-based bioactive compounds. Written by authorities within the field, the individual chapters of the book are organized according to the following practical and easy to consult format: introduction, chapter topics and text, conclusions (take-home lessons), and references cited for further reading. Provides collective information on recent advancements that increase the potential use of phytochemicals Fosters an understanding of plant-based dietary bioactive ingredients and their physiological effects on human health at the molecular level Thoroughly explores biotechnology, omics, and bioinformatics approaches to address the availability, cost, and mode of action of plant-based functional and preservative ingredients

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  • Author : Bhanu Prakash
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 480 pages
  • ISBN : 0128185937
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals

Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals
  • Author : Bhanu Prakash
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKFunctional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals

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