Bioactive Compounds from Plant Origin

Publisher: Apple Academic Press Release date: 2019-10-08

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This new volume explores the importance of phytochemicals from plants in therapeutics, focusing on the extraction of bioactive compounds and their applications in human health. Natural products and their bioactive compounds are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medication as well as for the production of pharmaceutical supplements and, more recently, as food additives to increase the functionality of foods.The first section of the volume describes recent advances in the extraction of bioactive compounds from various sources. It looks at advanced extraction techniques such as enzyme-assisted, microwave-assisted, ultrasound-assisted, pressurized liquid extraction, and supercritical extraction techniques. Part 2, on bioactive compounds and health claims, covers the roles of different bioactive compounds and their health-promoting potential for lifestyle diseases. This section explains the botany, physical characteristics, uniqueness, uses, distribution, importance, phytochemistry, bioactivities, and future trends of different functional foods.

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Genre: Botany & plant sciences

Collection: Apple Academic Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 308

ISBN: 9780429639456

Additional Information

Genre: Botany & plant sciences

Collection: Apple Academic Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 308

ISBN: 9780429639456

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