Bioactive Compounds Book

Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Maira Rubi Segura Campos
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128147757

Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Bioactive Compounds: Health Benefits and Potential Applications provides information about different bioactive compounds including their sources, biological effects, health benefits and, potential applications which could contribute as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of multifactorial diseases for vulnerable population groups. Going beyond the basics to include discussion of bioaccessibility and the legislative aspects of marketing of bioactive compounds as nutraceuticals or food supplements, this book presents insights from a global perspective. Written for researchers, professors and graduate students, this book is sure to be a welcomed reference for all who work in food chemistry, new product development and nutritional science. Highlights potential contributions of bioactive compounds as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of disease Investigates the world of bioactive compounds and the many activities associated with them Contains information relevant to food chemistry, new product development and nutritional science

Natural Sources  Physicochemical Characterization and Applications Book

Natural Sources Physicochemical Characterization and Applications

  • Author : Constantin Apetrei
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681083414

Natural Sources Physicochemical Characterization and Applications Excerpt :

This volume presents different aspects related to bioactive compounds, starting with their natural state in raw sources, physicochemical characterization and employment in pharmacy and medicine. The volume is divided into three parts. The first part describes the chemicals structure of bioactive compounds from different natural sources such as olive oils, wines, and medicinal plants. Special attention has been given to identifying the bioactive composition within variations of these natural sources (for example, extra virgin, ordinary or lampante olive oils). The second part of the volume presents the principal methods used for detecting, identifying and quantifying bioactive compounds. Emphasis is given to the use of different types of sensors or biosensors, and multisensor systems in combination with analytical techniques. The final part explains the principal methods for protection of bioactive compounds and the implication of bioactive compounds in pharmacy. This volume is a useful guide for novice researchers interested in learning research methods to study bioactive compounds. Frontiers in Bioactive Compounds brings edited reviews on the analysis and characterization of natural compounds of medicinal interest. Each volume covers useful information on a variety of natural sources as well as analytical techniques. This series is essential reading for analytical and medicinal chemists as well as professionals involved in natural and pharmaceutical product research and development.

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds Book

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Madan L. Verma
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-07-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 508
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444643247

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds provides insights on the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, solutions and practical challenges encountered in the fields of enzyme technology and nanobiotechnology for the production of bioactive materials with extra health benefits. As nanobiotechnology has improved the bioactive extraction process significantly, many bioactives, including bioflavonoids, omega-3 fatty acids, biopigments and low calorie sugar substitutes are a pivotal part of the food industry. The book highlights the production of extra health benefits “bioactives’’ from plants and microbes and explains how the extraction efficiency of bioactives molecules improves significantly with the recent advances in nanobiotechnology. Researchers in the fields of biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioremediation, environmental sustainability and those in pharma industries will find the information in this book very helpful and illuminating. Outlines technological advances in bioactives extraction Covers bioflavonoids, biopigments, omega-3-fatty acids and low sugar substitutes Explains the mechanisms of Green cargo (biogenic nanoparticles) for the delivery of bioactive molecules

Water Extraction of Bioactive Compounds Book

Water Extraction of Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Herminia Dominguez
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128096154

Water Extraction of Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Water Extraction of Bioactive Compounds: From Plants to Drug Development draws together the expert knowledge of researchers from around the world to outline the essential knowledge and techniques required to successfully extract bioactive compounds for further study. The book is a practical tool for medicinal chemists, biochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and academics working in the discovery and development of drugs from natural sources. The discovery and extraction of bioactive plant compounds from natural sources is of growing interest to drug developers, adding greater fuel to a simultaneous search for efficient, green technologies to support this. Particularly promising are aqueous based methods, as water is a cheap, safe and abundant solvent. The book is a detailed guide to the fundamental concepts and necessary equipment needed to successfully undertake such processes, supported by application examples and highlighting the most influential variables. Part 1 begins with a thorough introduction to plants as sources of drugs, highlighting strategies for the discovery of novel bioactive constituents of botanicals, the need for standardization and a move toward more rational and greener techniques in the field, the development of plant-based extraction processes and pretreatments for the efficient extraction. Part 2 then reviews a broad range of available techniques, including sections on conventional hot water extraction and pressurized hot water extraction in a range of settings. Intensified processes are then discussed in detail, including sections on microwave-assisted processes, ultrasound-assisted processes and enzyme assisted extraction. Covers the theoretical background and range of techniques available to researchers, helping them to select the most appropriate extraction method for their needs Presents up-to-date and cutting edge applications by international experts Highlights current use and future potential for industrial scale applications Offers

Bioactive Compounds Book

Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Leila Queiroz Zepka
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Bioactive compounds
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 1839692715

Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Bioactive Compounds - Biosynthesis, Characterization, and Applications is an authoritative compilation of chapters on bioactive compounds with proven activities. It provides valuable information about biosynthesized active compounds that can be used for the further development of products in various industries. Chapters cover such topics as biosynthesis, characterization, separation, and purification, and applications of bioactive molecules. It describes and discusses bioresources of animal, vegetal, and microbial origin as potential sources of flavonoids, polysaccharides, sterols, polyphenols, amino acids, and others. This book provides insight into future developments in the field and, as such, is an essential resource for academicians, industrial researchers, and practitioners in biomolecules with biological activity. Key features: '¢ Describes several classes of bioactive compounds and their associated activities '¢ Highlights potential contributions of bioactive compounds as alternatives in the prevention and/or treatment of diseases '¢ Contains information relevant to the development and use of new products.

Natural Bioactive Compounds Book

Natural Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Rajeshwar P. Sinha
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 502
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128206591

Natural Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Natural Bioactive Compounds: Technological Advancements deals with the latest breakthroughs in the field of screening, characterization and novel applications of natural bioactive compounds from diverse group of organisms ranging from bacteria, viruses, cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, bryophytes, higher plants, sponges, corals and fishes. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this book introduces the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products. It is an essential read for researchers and students interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents, and other future potential applications. Explores natural sources of bioactive compounds, including cyanobacteria, bacteria, viruses, fungi and higher plants Discusses the potential applications of biological products, such as their use in medicine (antibiotics, cancer research, immunology), as food additives, supplements and technological substances Analyzes the contributions of emerging or developing technologies for the study of bioactive natural compounds (characterization and purification)

Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds Book

Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Vijai Kumar Gupta
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-04-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 742
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118733493

Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Bioactive compounds play a central role in high-value product development in the chemical industry. Bioactive compounds have been identified from diverse sources and their therapeutic benefits, nutritional value and protective effects in human and animal healthcare have underpinned their application as pharmaceuticals and functional food ingredients. The orderly study of biologically active products and the exploration of potential biological activities of these secondary metabolites, including their clinical applications, standardization, quality control, mode of action and potential biomolecular interactions, has emerged as one of the most exciting developments in modern natural medicine. Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds describes the current stage of knowledge on the production of bioactive compounds from microbial, algal and vegetable sources. In addition, the molecular approach for screening bioactive compounds is also discussed, as well as examples of applications of these compounds on human health. The first half of the book comprises information on diverse sources of bioactive compounds, ranging from microorganisms and algae to plants and dietary foods. The second half of the book reviews synthetic approaches, as well as selected bioactivities and biotechnological and biomedical potential. The bioactive compounds profiled include compounds such as C-phycocyanins, glycosides, phytosterols and natural steroids. An overview of the usage of bioactive compounds as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, anti-allergic compounds and in stem cell research is also presented, along with an overview of the medicinal applications of plant-derived compounds. Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds will be an informative text for undergraduate and graduate students of bio-medicinal chemistry who are keen to explore the potential of bioactive natural products. It also provides useful information for scientists working in various research fields where natural products h

Phytochemical Dictionary Book
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Phytochemical Dictionary

  • Author : Basant Puri
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-12-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1930
  • ISBN 10 : 0203483758

Phytochemical Dictionary Excerpt :

A vast array of natural organic compounds, the products of primary and secondary metabolism, occur in plants. This dictionary provides basic information, including structural formulae, on plant constituents. It profiles over 3000 substances from phenolics and alkaloids through carbohydrates and plant glycosides to oils and triterpenoids. For each s

Bioactive Compounds in Foods Book

Bioactive Compounds in Foods

  • Author : John Gilbert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-01-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444302295

Bioactive Compounds in Foods Excerpt :

Inherent toxicants and processing contaminants are bothnon-essential, bioactive substances whose levels in foods can bedifficult to control. This volume covers both types of compound forthe first time, examining their beneficial as well as theirundesirable effects in the human diet. Chapters have been writtenas individually comprehensive reviews, and topics have beenselected to illustrate recent scientific advances in understandingof the occurrence and mechanism of formation, exposure/riskassessment and developments in the underpinning analyticalmethodology. A wide range of contaminants are examined in detail,including pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, phycotoxins, andmycotoxins. Several process contaminants (eg acrylamide and furan),which are relatively new but which have a rapidly growingliterature, are also covered. The book provides a practical reference for a wide range ofexperts: specialist toxicologists (chemists and food chemists),hygienists, government officials and anyone who needs to be awareof the main issues concerning toxicants and process contaminants infood. It will also be a valuable introduction to the subject forpost-graduate students.

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Book

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Goutam Brahmachari
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 586
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439891674

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Natural products play crucial roles in modern drug development, and constitute a prolific source of novel lead compounds or pharmacophores for ongoing drug discovery programs. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds presents cutting-edge research in the chemistry of bioactive natural products and demonstrates how natural product research continues to make significant contributions in the discovery and development of new medicinal entities. In 21 chapters, this book highlights chemistry and pharmaceutical potential of natural products in modern drug discovery processes, and covers the synthesis and semi-synthesis of potentially bioactive natural products. Written for phytochemists, synthetic chemists, combinatorial chemists, as well as other practitioners and students in related fields, the book features chemical advances in naturally occurring organic compounds and describes their chemical transformations and structure–activity relationships.

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer Book

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer

  • Author : John A. Milner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-06-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 836
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607616269

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer Excerpt :

Because of the wealth of new information generated by the scientific community during the last decade on the role of nutrition on cancer risk, this book provides a forum for presentation and discussion of recent scientific data and highlights a set of dietary recommendations. Bioactive Compounds and Cancer presents chapters that highlight laboratory and clinical findings on how selected nutrients function as signaling molecules and, as such, influence cellular behavior and cancer predisposition. This important compendium focuses on understanding the role of nutrition in cancer biology, the molecular action of bioactive food components and xenobiotics on cancer risk, the role of dietary components in cancer prevention and/or treatment, and nutrition education with the most up to date dietary recommendations that may reduce cancer risk. This volume will be of interest to specialized health professionals, clinicians, nurses, basic and clinical researchers, graduate students, and health officials of public and private organizations.

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods Book

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods

  • Author : Blanca Hernández-Ledesma
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118412879

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods Excerpt :

Part of the IFT Press series, this book reviews the myriadpublished information on bioactive components derived from marinefoods, enabling researchers and product developers to selectappropriate functional ingredients for new products. Chapters cover foods and food ingredients from both animal andplant marine sources, focusing on those which demonstratebiological properties and whose constituent compounds have beenisolated and identified as potentially active. This book furtheraddresses the biological activities of PUFAs (Polyunsaturated fattyacids), oils, phospholipids, proteins and peptides, fibres,carbohydrates, chitosans, vitamins and minerals, fucoxantin,polyphenols, phytosterols, taurine, amongst others. Thesecomponents, found in a variety of marine-derived foods, have beendemonstrated to have preventative properties with regard tohypertension, oxidative stress, inflammation, cardiovasculardiseases, cancer and other human diseases. Extraction methods and analysis techniques are also addressed.Intended for food scientists, food technologists and food engineersin academia, industry and government, this book reviews thesubstantial quantity of current research in this fast-moving andcommercially valuable sector of food and nutrition science.

Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds Book

Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds

  • Author : Gideon Polya
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 860
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134395330

Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

When introduced to the human body, bioactive metabolites produced by plants for self defense bind to particular biochemical targets, most notably to proteins involved in signaling by hormones and neurotransmitters. This, essentially, is the basis for the effects of herbal medicine. While herbal medicine preparations may act by complex synergistic i

Influence of Nutrients  Bioactive Compounds  and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases Book

Influence of Nutrients Bioactive Compounds and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases

  • Author : Seyed Moayed Alavian
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175231

Influence of Nutrients Bioactive Compounds and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases Excerpt :

Influence of Nutrients, Bioactive Compounds, and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases provides evidence-based knowledge of the mechanism of action of natural compounds, as well as the relation of structure and function of phytochemicals in hepatitis B and C, fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis. The effect of phytochemicals in the hepatotoxicity of drugs is also addressed. Written for health professionals seeking reliable and up-to-date information on the beneficial or toxic effects of natural compounds on liver disease, this book is sure to be a welcomed resource for nutritionists, food chemists, natural product researchers, pharmacists, medical doctors, and pharmacognosists alike. Explores the benefits of phytonutrients, especially those with a wide spectrum of biological activities Addresses various liver diseases, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, alcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis Provides reliable, up-to-date information on the natural compounds that have protective or toxic effects on liver diseases