Biotechnological Strategies for the Treatment of Gluten Intolerance Book

Biotechnological Strategies for the Treatment of Gluten Intolerance


  • Author : Mauro Rossi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128217412

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Biotechnological Strategies for the Treatment of Gluten Intolerance Excerpt :

Biotechnological Strategies for the Treatment of Gluten Intolerance provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of biotechnological approaches that will further research and upon implementation improve the quality of life of this population. Gluten intolerance is a heterogeneous condition with varying levels of sensitivity that have typically been treated with a gluten free diet, but this book provides new and exciting biotechnological approaches that affect diet as well as non-dietary approaches. The reference describes the varying levels of sensitivity and explores symptoms beyond the intestines for a complete overview of the spectrum of sensitivity. The impact of diversity of wheat species, gluten quality and the nutritional values of gluten free products are extensively discussed. This reference is perfect for researchers and clinicians that want to further treatment options for those suffering from gluten sensitivity. Provides an innovative scenario of gluten intolerance, on the basis of recent epidemiological and pathogenetic findings Highlights the knowledge of biotechnological strategies to overcome the classical gluten free diet Highlights innovative immune approaches for the management of gluten intolerance

Plant Biotechnology Book

Plant Biotechnology


  • Author : Agnès Ricroch
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030683450

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Plant Biotechnology Excerpt :

Written in easy to follow language, the book presents cutting-edge agriculturally relevant plant biotechnologies and applications in a manner that is accessible to all. This book updates and introduces the scope and method of plant biotechnologies and molecular breeding within the context of environmental analysis and assessment, a diminishing supply of productive arable land, scarce water resources and climate change. New plant breeding techniques including CRISPR-cas system are now tools to meet these challenges both in developed countries and in developing countries. Ethical issues, intellectual property rights, regulation policies in various countries related to agricultural biotechnology are examined. The rapid developments in plant biotechnology are explained to a large audience with relevant examples. New varieties of crops can be adapted to new climatic conditions in order to reduce pest-associated losses and the adverse abiotic effects

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Ali Asghar Rastegari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128205297

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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Excerpt :

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Trends of Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture and Biomedicine Systems: Perspectives for Human Health discusses how microbial biotechnology helps us understand new strategies to reduce pathogens and drug resistance through microbial biotechnology. The most commonly used probiotic bacteria are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Therefore, the probiotic strains exhibit powerful anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and other important properties. This new book provides an indispensable reference source for engineers/bioengineers, biochemists, biotechnologists, microbiologists, pharmacologists, and researchers who want to know about the unique properties of this microbe and explore its sustainable biomedicine future applications. Introduces the principles of microbial biotechnology and its application for sustainable biomedicine system Explores various microbes and their beneficial application for biofortification of crops for micronutrients Explains the potentials and significance of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics in health and disease Includes current applications of beneficial microbes as Functional Food Products of Pharmaceutical Importance

Textbook of Animal Biotechnology Book

Textbook of Animal Biotechnology


  • Author : B Singh
  • Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 620
  • ISBN 10 : 9788179933275

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Textbook of Animal Biotechnology Excerpt :

Animal biotechnology is an integral component of agriculture. Supported with over 50 figures and more than 30 tables, this textbook is a must have for undergraduates and postgraduates of various agriculture and animal husbandry academia, teachers, professionals, and researchers in basic as well as applied animal sciences including biotechnology, nutrition, physiology and reproduction. The book covers various topics, including economically important livestock breeds, paradigm shifts in livestock production, biotechnology in animal nutrition and in livestock-assisted reproduction, and genomics and genetic engineering tools in livestock production and management.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Book

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


  • Author : Adalberto Pessoa
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000399844

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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Excerpt :

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: A Focus on Industrial Application covers the development of new biopharmaceuticals as well as the improvement of those being produced. The main purpose is to provide background and concepts related to pharmaceutical biotechnology, together with an industrial perspective. This is a comprehensive text for undergraduates, graduates and academics in biochemistry, pharmacology and biopharmaceutics, as well as professionals working on the interdisciplinary field of pharmaceutical biotechnology. Written with educators in mind, this book provides teachers with background material to enhance their classes and offers students and other readers an easy-to-read text that examines the step-by-step stages of the development of new biopharmaceuticals. Features: Discusses specific points of great current relevance in relation to new processes as well as traditional processes Addresses the main unitary operations used in the biopharmaceutical industry such as upstream and downstream Includes chapters that allow a broad evaluation of the production process Dr. Adalberto Pessoa Jr. is Full Professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of São Paulo and Visiting Senior Professor at King’s College London. He has experience in enzyme and fermentation technology and in the purification processes of biotechnological products such as liquid–liquid extraction, cross-flow filtration and chromatography of interest to the pharmaceutical and food industries. Dr. Michele Vitolo is Full Professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of São Paulo. He has experience in enzyme technology, in immobilization techniques (aiming the reuse of the biocatalyst) and in the operation of membrane reactors for obtaining biotechnological products of interest to the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries. Dr. Paul F. Long is Professor of Biotechnology at King's College London and Visiting International Research Professor at the

Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies  Cereals Book

Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies Cereals


  • Author : Jameel M. Al-Khayri
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 603
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030231088

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Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies Cereals Excerpt :

This book examines the development of innovative modern methodologies towards augmenting conventional plant breeding, in individual crops, for the production of new crop varieties under the increasingly limiting environmental and cultivation factors to achieve sustainable agricultural production, enhanced food security, in addition to providing raw materials for innovative industrial products and pharmaceuticals. This Volume 5, subtitled Cereals, focuses on advances in breeding strategies using both traditional and modern approaches for the improvement of individual crops. It addresses important staple food crops including barley, fonio, finger millet, foxtail millet, pearl millet, proso millet, quinoa, rice, rye, tef, triticale and spelt wheat. The volume is contributed by 53 internationally reputable scientists from 14 countries. Each chapter comprehensively reviews the modern literature on the subject and reflects the authors own experience.

The Finger Millet Genome Book

The Finger Millet Genome


  • Author : Anil Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9783031008689

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The Finger Millet Genome Excerpt :

This book is the first comprehensive compilation of deliberations on domestication, genetic and genomic resources, breeding, genetic diversity, molecular maps & mapping of important biotic stress as well as nutritional quality traits, genome sequencing, comparative genomics, functional genomics and genetic transformation. The economic, nutritional and health benefits especially antioxidants mediated antiaging effects of finger millet are also discussed. It also presents the input use efficiency, wide adaptation, post-harvest processing and value addition of the crop. Altogether, the book contains about 300 pages over 16 chapters authored by globally reputed experts on the relevant field in this crop. This book is useful to the students, teachers and scientists in the academia and relevant private companies interested in genetics, pathology, molecular genetics and breeding, genetic engineering, structural and functional genomics and nutritional quality aspects of the crop. This book is also useful to seed and pharmaceutical industries.

Advances in Celiac Disease Book

Advances in Celiac Disease


  • Author : Jorge Amil Dias
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-12-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN 10 : 3030824004

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Advances in Celiac Disease Excerpt :

This book provides a practical overview of the treatment and management of celiac disease. It examines new data which can be merged with clinical aspects to provide a global perspective for the busy clinician. The disease represents 1% of the population and often goes unnoticed for a long time; however, this book aims to reduce the instance of misdiagnoses of symptoms by providing clear guidance in a single book, with contributions from esteemed experts in the field. Advances in Celiac Disease - Improving Paediatric and Adult Care addresses the clinical characterisation of the disease, in both paediatric and adult populations. The clinical symptoms are clearly defined as well as treatment options and follow-up. This book will be an essential resource for clinicians seeking a clear, concise resource to identifying, treating, and managing celiac disease in both adults and children.

Breadmaking Book

Breadmaking


  • Author : S P Cauvain
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095695

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Breadmaking Excerpt :

The first edition of Breadmaking: Improving quality quickly established itself as an essential purchase for baking professionals and researchers in this area. With comprehensively updated and revised coverage, including six new chapters, the second edition helps readers to understand the latest developments in bread making science and practice. The book opens with two introductory chapters providing an overview of the breadmaking process. Part one focuses on the impacts of wheat and flour quality on bread, covering topics such as wheat chemistry, wheat starch structure, grain quality assessment, milling and wheat breeding. Part two covers dough development and bread ingredients, with chapters on dough aeration and rheology, the use of redox agents and enzymes in breadmaking and water control, among other topics. In part three, the focus shifts to bread sensory quality, shelf life and safety. Topics covered include bread aroma, staling and contamination. Finally, part four looks at particular bread products such as high fibre breads, those made from partially baked and frozen dough and those made from non-wheat flours. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, the second edition of Breadmaking: Improving quality is a standard reference for researchers and professionals in the bread industry and all those involved in academic research on breadmaking science and practice. With comprehensively updated and revised coverage, this second edition outlines the latest developments in breadmaking science and practice Covers topics such as wheat chemistry, wheat starch structure, grain quality assessment, milling and wheat breeding Discusses dough development and bread ingredients, with chapters on dough aeration and rheology

Celiac Disease and Gluten Book

Celiac Disease and Gluten


  • Author : Peter Koehler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780127999265

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Celiac Disease and Gluten Excerpt :

Celiac Disease and Gluten: Multidisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities is a unique reference work—the first to integrate the insights of the causes and effects of celiac disease from the chemistry of reaction-causing foods to the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and symptoms that lead to proper diagnoses and treatment. With an estimated three million people in the United States alone affected by celiac disease, an autoimmune digestive disease, only five percent are properly diagnosed. Drawing on the connection between foods containing gluten and the resulting symptoms, this resource offers distinctive information that directly explores and links food science, medical diagnostics, and treatment information. A helpful tool for researchers and medical practitioners alike, Celiac Disease and Gluten: Multidisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities helps refine research targets, and provides a comprehensive overview on the multidisciplinary approaches to all crucial aspects related to celiac disease. Presents key information from medical and food science research, as well as provides clinical insights Provides direct corollary insights between source and symptom Written by experts whose detailed experiments and results have shaped our understanding of celiac disease

Risk Management for Food Allergy Book

Risk Management for Food Allergy


  • Author : Charlotte Madsen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123819895

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Risk Management for Food Allergy Excerpt :

Risk Management for Food Allergy is developed by a team of scientists and industry professionals who understand the importance of allergen risk assessment and presents practical, real-world guidance for food manufacturers. With more than 12 million Americans suffering from food allergies and little indication of what is causing that number to continue to grow, food producers, packagers and distributors need to appropriately process, label and deliver their products to ensure the safety of customers with allergic conditions. By identifying risk factors during processing as well as determining appropriate "safe" thresholds of ingredients, the food industry must take increasingly proactive steps to avoid direct or cross-contamination as well as ensuring that their products are appropriately labeled and identified for those at risk. This book covers a range of critical topics in this area, including the epidemiology of food allergy, assessing allergen thresholds and risk, specifics of gluten management and celiac disease, and much more. The practical advice on factory risk management, catering industry practices, allergen detection and measurement and regulatory controls is key for food industry professionals as well as regulators in government and other public bodies. Science-based insights into the potential risks of food allergens Focused section on determining thresholds Practical guidance on food allergen risk management, including case studies

Handbook on Sourdough Biotechnology Book

Handbook on Sourdough Biotechnology


  • Author : Marco Gobbetti
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461454250

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Handbook on Sourdough Biotechnology Excerpt :

In the last few decades, many efforts have been made to exploit sourdough’s potential for making baked goods. Through the biotechnology of this traditional baking method, many sensory, rheological, nutritional, and shelf-life properties have been discovered and/or rediscovered. Bakery industries are greatly attracted by the potentials that sourdough presents, and new industrial protocols are being developed. To the best of our knowledge, there has been no single book dedicated to sourdough biotechnology, and which clearly demonstrate its potential. This book aims at defining and highlighting the microbiological, technological, nutritional, and chemical aspects of sourdough biotechnology. The book will be the first reference guide on this topic for the worldwide scientific, teaching and students communities, also opening a way of communication and transferring the main results to a more productive industrial application.

Protein Hydrolysates in Biotechnology Book

Protein Hydrolysates in Biotechnology


  • Author : Vijai K. Pasupuleti
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-08-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402066740

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Protein Hydrolysates in Biotechnology Excerpt :

Protein hydrolysates, otherwise commonly known as peptones or peptides, are used in a wide variety of products in fermentation and biotechnology industries. The term “peptone” was first introduced in 1880 by Nagelli for growing bacterial cultures. However, later it was discovered that peptones derived from the partial digestion of proteins would furnish organic nitrogen in readily available form. Ever since, p- tones, which are commonly known as protein hydrolysates, have been used not only for growth of microbial cultures, but also as nitrogen source in commercial fermen- tions using animal cells and recombinant microorganisms for the production of value added products such as therapeutic proteins, hormones, vaccines, etc. Today, the characterization, screening and manufacturing of protein hyd- lysates has become more sophisticated, with the introduction of reliable analytical instrumentation, high throughput screening techniques coupled with statistical design approaches, novel enzymes and efficient downstream processing equipment. This has enabled the introduction of custom-built products for specialized appli- tions in diverse fields of fermentation and biotechnology, such as the following. 1. Protein hydrolysates are used as much more than a simple nitrogen source. For example, the productivities of several therapeutic drugs made by animal cells and recombinant microorganisms have been markedly increased by use of p- tein hydrolysates. This is extremely important when capacities are limited. 2. Protein hydrolysates are employed in the manufacturing of vaccines by ferm- tation processes and also used as vaccine stabilizers.

Applications of Biotechnology in Traditional Fermented Foods Book

Applications of Biotechnology in Traditional Fermented Foods


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1992-02-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309046855

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Applications of Biotechnology in Traditional Fermented Foods Excerpt :

In developing countries, traditional fermentation serves many purposes. It can improve the taste of an otherwise bland food, enhance the digestibility of a food that is difficult to assimilate, preserve food from degradation by noxious organisms, and increase nutritional value through the synthesis of essential amino acids and vitamins. Although "fermented food" has a vaguely distasteful ring, bread, wine, cheese, and yogurt are all familiar fermented foods. Less familiar are gari, ogi, idli, ugba, and other relatively unstudied but important foods in some African and Asian countries. This book reports on current research to improve the safety and nutrition of these foods through an elucidation of the microorganisms and mechanisms involved in their production. Also included are recommendations for needed research.

Arsenic in Drinking Water and Food Book

Arsenic in Drinking Water and Food


  • Author : Sudhakar Srivastava
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811385872

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Arsenic in Drinking Water and Food Excerpt :

Arsenic contamination poses a major environmental problem, especially in Southeast Asian countries like Bangladesh and India. Threatening the health of millions of people due to arsenic’s toxicity and carcinogenicity, the major routes of arsenic exposure for humans are either through drinking water or crops. Rice is the crop most affected by arsenic owing to its cultivation in major arsenic contaminated areas, biogeochemical factors in the soil during rice growth, and specific features of rice that enable it take up more arsenic than other crop plants. This book addresses the problem of arsenic by pursuing a holistic approach. It presents the status quo in different parts of the world (North and South America, Europe, Asia, etc.) and provides essential information on food-related arsenic exposure risks for humans, and possible preventive and curative measures for tackling arsenic poisoning. It covers the arsenic contamination status of rice, rice-based products, other vegetables, fishes, mushrooms, and other foods, with a special focus on rice-arsenic interactions. The mechanisms of arsenic uptake, translocation and distribution in plants and grains are also explained. In closing, the book reviews a variety of prospective agronomic and biotechnological solutions to the problem of arsenic accumulation in rice grains. The book is intended for a broad audience including researchers, scientists, and readers with diverse backgrounds including agriculture, environmental science, food science, environmental management, and human health. It can also be used as an important reference guide for undergraduate and graduate students, university faculties, and environmentalists.