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Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals

  • 1st Edition - February 15, 2020
  • Editor: Bhanu Prakash
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 8 5 9 3 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 9 6 8 6 - 1

Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals examines the potential of plant-based bioactive compounds as functional food ingredients and preservative agents against f… Read more

Functional and Preservative Properties of Phytochemicals

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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.