Phospholipid Technology and Applications Book

Phospholipid Technology and Applications


  • Author : F. D. Gunstone
  • Publisher : Woodhead Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 0955251222

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Phospholipid Technology and Applications Book Description :

Phospholipid technology and applications is an essential reference for technologists developing food and cosmetics products, scientists researching phospholipids in biological and food systems, technologists in fats and oils refining, and scientists developing drugs and drug delivery systems and carriers. The major source of phospholipids is the lecithin recovered during degumming of vegetable oils, particularly soybean oil. This crude material finds uses in its own right but can be purified through a series of processes which eventually lead to individual phospholipid classes such as phosphatidylcholines. It is widely accepted that oil and water do not mix but there are several areas in science and technology where these two distinct phases must coexist in stable emulsions. This is achieved by admixture of amphiphilic molecules of which the phospholipids are important natural examples. Today, phospholipids find many uses in the food industry and in other industries which exploit the amphiphilic nature of these compounds. Further, there are now important procedures by which their amphiphilicity can be optimized for different uses. The early chapters in this book are devoted to the more common glycerol-based phospholipids and cover their structure, source, composition, modification by chemical and enzymatic methods, their physical, chemical, and nutritional properties, and their major uses. The final chapter is devoted to another kind of phospholipid, the sphingolipids, in which there is a growing interest.

History of Lecithin and Phospholipids  1850 2016  Book

History of Lecithin and Phospholipids 1850 2016


  • Author : William Shurtleff; Akiko Aoyagi
  • Publisher : Soyinfo Center
  • Release Date : 2016-05-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 954
  • ISBN 10 : 9781928914860

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History of Lecithin and Phospholipids 1850 2016 Book Description :

The world's most comprehensive, well documented, and well illustrated book on this subject. With extensive subject and geographical index. 292 photographs and illustrations. Free of charge in digital PDF format on Google Books.

Polar Lipids Book

Polar Lipids


  • Author : Moghis U. Ahmad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-08-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781630670450

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Polar Lipids Book Description :

Polar Lipids is a valuable reference resource providing thorough and comprehensive coverage of different types of polar lipids known to lipid science and industry today. This book covers important applications and utilization of polar lipids, either in the area of food and nutrition, or health and disease. Each chapter covers chemistry and chemical synthesis, biosynthesis and biological effects, functional and nutritional properties, applications, processing technologies, and future trends of a variety of polar lipids—including glycolipids, ether lipids, phenol lipids, serine phospholipids, omega-3 phospholipids, rice lecithin, palm lecithin, sunflower lecithin, sugar- and protein-based lipids, lysophospholipids,and more. Presents new and relatively unexplored polar lipids for researchers to consider to use in food and health applications Includes details on the chemistry and chemical synthesis, biosynthesis and biological effects, functional and nutritional properties, applications, and future trends of a variety of polar lipids Presents the latest analytical techniques for use in polar lipids research, including NMR and Supercritical Fluid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Lipids in Nanotechnology Book

Lipids in Nanotechnology


  • Author : Moghis U. Ahmad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-08-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128043455

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Lipids in Nanotechnology Book Description :

Nanotechnology is a rapidly expanding field which includes fundamental nanoscale phenomena and processes, nanomaterials, nanoscale devices and systems, nanomanufacturing, and benefits and risks of nanotechnology. This book serves as a valuable reference and resource for those interested in the field of nanotechnology – from basic research to engineering aspects of nanoparticles. It covers thermodynamics to engineering aspects of nanoparticles or nanoemulsions; synthesis and applications of surface active lipids to food and cosmetics; and pharmaceutical applications to nanomedicine. Lipids in Nanotechnology will be useful to scholars, scientists, and technologists who are interested in the field of lipid nanotechnology. Discusses an overview of the opportunities and challenges of lipids in nanotechnology Presents applications of nanotechnology for use in drug delivery, nanomedicine, and pharmaceutical developments Explores the potential for lipids to act as encapsulation agents or delivery vehicles of bioactive compounds

Industrial Enzyme Applications Book

Industrial Enzyme Applications


  • Author : Andreas Vogel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527343850

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Industrial Enzyme Applications Book Description :

This reference is a "must-read": It explains how an effective and economically viable enzymatic process in industry is developed and presents numerous successful examples which underline the efficiency of biocatalysis.

Phospholipids Book

Phospholipids


  • Author : Israel Hanin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475713640

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Phospholipids Book Description :

Proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium on Lecithin, held in Cannes, France, April 10-12, 1989

Edible Oil Processing Book
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Edible Oil Processing


  • Author : Wolf Hamm
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118541784

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Edible Oil Processing Book Description :

Oils and fats are almost ubiquitous in food processing, whether naturally occurring in foods or added as ingredients that bring functional benefits. Whilst levels of fat intake must be controlled in order to avoid obesity and other health problems, it remains the fact that fats (along with proteins and carbohydrates) are one of the three macronutrients and therefore an essential part of a healthy diet. The ability to process oils and fats to make them acceptable as part of our food supplies is a key component in our overall knowledge of them. Without this ability, the food that we consume would be totally different, and much of the flexibility available to us as a result of the application of processing techniques would be lost. Obviously we need to know how to process fatty oils, but we also need to know how best to use them once they have been processed. This second edition of Edible Oil Processing presents a valuable overview of the technology and applications behind the subject. It covers the latest technologies which address new environmental and nutritional requirements as well as the current state of world edible oil markets. This book is intended for food scientists and technologists who use oils and fats in food formulations, as well as chemists and technologists working in edible oils and fats processing.

Liposomes as Tools in Basic Research and Industry Book

Liposomes as Tools in Basic Research and Industry


  • Author : Jean R. Philippot
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1994-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 0849345693

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Liposomes as Tools in Basic Research and Industry Book Description :

This book is devoted to a broader understanding of liposomes as a versatile tool used in many domains, including basic research and applied technology, focusing on less common applications and recent developments. Over the past few years, new types of liposomes made of nonphospholipid molecules have opened new perspectives in applications. These lipid vesicles, already used in cosmetology, are being manufactured for industrial and agricultural uses. However, "Stealth" liposomes, pH-sensitive liposomes, and cationic liposomes have enlarged and improved the application field of liposomes in clinical research. The book covers these different uses of liposomes with particular attention to new formulations and new applications.

New Developments and New Applications in Animal Cell Technology Book

New Developments and New Applications in Animal Cell Technology


  • Author : Otto-Wilhelm Merten
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1998-07-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 9780792350163

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New Developments and New Applications in Animal Cell Technology Book Description :

Animal cell technology is becoming an increasingly important part of biotechnology and many products are now used in human health care and for veterinary applications. However, there are many times more products actually in the developmental pipelines of the biotechnology industry, including various phases of clinical trials. The Proceedings of the 15th Meeting of the European Society for Animal Cell Technology (Tours, France, September 1997) presents the actual current state as well as New Developments and Applications in Animal Cell Technology for the benefit of society. These Proceedings represent both the current state and applications of animal cell technology and the way the technology is expanding into new areas to give a unique insight into new products and applications for human and animal health care.

Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes Book

Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes


  • Author : Danilo D. Lasic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1996-01-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0849347319

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Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes Book Description :

Liposomes have become an important model in fundamental biomembrane research, including biophysical, biochemical, and cell biological studies of membranes and cell function. They are thoroughly studied in several applications, such as drug delivery systems in medical applications and as controlled release systems, microencapsulating media, signal carriers, support matrices, and solubilizers in other applications. While medical applications have been extensively reviewed in recent literature, there is a need for easily accessible information on applications for liposomes beyond pharmacology and medicine. The Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes fills this void. This unique new handbook series presents recent developments in the use of liposomes in many scientific disciplines, from studies on the origin of life, protein function, and vesicle shapes, to applications in cosmetics, diagnostics, ecology, bioreclamation, and the food industry. In these volumes many of the top experts contribute extensive reviews of their work.

Handbook of Milkfat Fractionation Technology and Applications Book

Handbook of Milkfat Fractionation Technology and Applications


  • Author : Kerry E. Kaylegian
  • Publisher : Amer Oil Chemists Society
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 662
  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89052209681

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Handbook of Milkfat Fractionation Technology and Applications Book Description :

Although work on milkfat fractionation dates back to the late 1950s, in recent years an accelerated interest in this technology has generated a significant body of literature. This monograph brings this information together so that producers, users, and researchers can easily access the earlier work on milkfat fractionation as a foundation for decision making.

Liposomes  Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes Book

Liposomes Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes


  • Author : Georg Pabst
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466507098

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Liposomes Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes Book Description :

As a result of their unique physical properties, biological membrane mimetics, such as liposomes, are used in a broad range of scientific and technological applications. Liposomes, Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes: From Basic Research to Application describes state-of-the-art research and future directions in the field of membranes, which has evolved from basic studies of the physicochemical properties of amphiphiles to their application in industry and medicine. Written by leading researchers in their fields, this book describes basic and applied research, and serves as a useful reference for both the novice and the expert. Part one covers a range of basic research topics, from theory and computational simulations to some of the most up-to-date experimental research. Topics discussed include soft matter physics of membranes, nonlamellar phases, extraction of molecules by amphiphiles, lipid models for membrane rafts, membrane dynamics, nanodiscs, microemulsions, active membranes, as well as interactions of bilayers with drugs or DNA to treat disease or for gene transfer, respectively. Part two of the book focuses on technological applications of amphiphiles, such as liposome-based nanoparticles for drug delivery, formulation of liposomes for prolonged in vivo circulation and functionalization for medical purposes, novel drug delivery systems for increased drug loading, and the use of tethered membranes for bio-sensing applications. Chapters also describe the use of liposomes in textile dyeing and how lipidic nanoparticles are used by the food industry.

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology Book

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology


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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 2774
  • ISBN 10 : 0123743966

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Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology Book Description :

From the Introduction: Nanotechnology and its underpinning sciences are progressing with unprecedented rapidity. With technical advances in a variety of nanoscale fabrication and manipulation technologies, the whole topical area is maturing into a vibrant field that is generating new scientific research and a burgeoning range of commercial applications, with an annual market already at the trillion dollar threshold. The means of fabricating and controlling matter on the nanoscale afford striking and unprecedented opportunities to exploit a variety of exotic phenomena such as quantum, nanophotonic and nanoelectromechanical effects. Moreover, researchers are elucidating new perspectives on the electronic and optical properties of matter because of the way that nanoscale materials bridge the disparate theories describing molecules and bulk matter. Surface phenomena also gain a greatly increased significance; even the well-known link between chemical reactivity and surface-to-volume ratio becomes a major determinant of physical properties, when it operates over nanoscale dimensions. Against this background, this comprehensive work is designed to address the need for a dynamic, authoritative and readily accessible source of information, capturing the full breadth of the subject. Its six volumes, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including material sciences, chemistry, physics and life sciences, have been written and edited by an outstanding team of international experts. Addressing an extensive, cross-disciplinary audience, each chapter aims to cover key developments in a scholarly, readable and critical style, providing an indispensible first point of entry to the literature for scientists and technologists from interdisciplinary fields. The work focuses on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure and applications, reviewing nanomaterials and their respective technologies in well-structured and comprehensive articles with extensiv

Structure and Dynamics of Membranes Book

Structure and Dynamics of Membranes


  • Author : R. Lipowsky
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1995-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1052
  • ISBN 10 : 0080541917

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Structure and Dynamics of Membranes Book Description :

The first volume of the Handbook deals with the amazing world of biomembranes and lipid bilayers. Part A describes all aspects related to the morphology of these membranes, beginning with the complex architecture of biomembranes, continues with a description of the bizarre morphology of lipid bilayers and concludes with technological applications of these membranes. The first two chapters deal with biomembranes, providing an introduction to the membranes of eucaryotes and a description of the evolution of membranes. The following chapters are concerned with different aspects of lipids including the physical properties of model membranes composed of lipid-protein mixtures, lateral phase separation of lipids and proteins and measurement of lipid-protein bilayer diffusion. Other chapters deal with the flexibility of fluid bilayers, the closure of bilayers into vesicles which attain a large variety of different shapes, and applications of lipid vesicles and liposomes. Part B covers membrane adhesion, membrane fusion and the interaction of biomembranes with polymer networks such as the cytoskeleton. The first two chapters of this part discuss the generic interactions of membranes from the conceptual point of view. The following two chapters summarize the experimental work on two different bilayer systems. The next chapter deals with the process of contact formation, focal bounding and macroscopic contacts between cells. The cytoskeleton within eucaryotic cells consists of a network of relatively stiff filaments of which three different types of filaments have been identified. As explained in the next chapter much has been recently learned about the interaction of these filaments with the cell membrane. The final two chapters deal with membrane fusion.

Drug Discovery and Development   E Book Book

Drug Discovery and Development E Book


  • Author : Raymond G Hill
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-07-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702053160

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Drug Discovery and Development E Book Book Description :

The modern pharmacopeia has enormous power to alleviate disease, and owes its existence almost entirely to the work of the pharmaceutical industry. This book provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. The first part gives a brief historical account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries’ trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and what therapy aims to achieve, as well as summarising case histories of the discovery and development of some important drugs. The second part focuses on the science and technology involved in the discovery process: the stages by which a promising new chemical entity is identified, from the starting point of a medical need and an idea for addressing it. A chapter on biopharmaceuticals, whose discovery and development tend to follow routes somewhat different from synthetic compounds, is included here, as well as accounts of patent issues that arise in the discovery phase, and a chapter on research management in this environment. The third section of the book deals with drug development: the work that has to be undertaken to turn the drug candidate that emerges from the discovery process into a product on the market. The definitive introduction to how a pharmaceutical company goes about its business of discovering and developing drugs. The second edition has a new editor: Professor Raymond Hill ● non-executive director of Addex Pharmaceuticals, Covagen and of Orexo AB ● Visiting Industrial Professor of Pharmacology in the University of Bristol ● Visiting Professor in the School of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Surrey ● Visiting Professor in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Strathclyde ● President and Chair of the Council of the British Pharmacological Society ● member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and the Advisory Council on Misuse of Drugs. New to this edition: Completely rewritten c