Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2006-09-25
ISBN 10: 9780080464923
ISBN 13: 0080464920
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Book Review:

This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions concerning the methodology used for the detection of active principles, their mode of action and commercial prospects are of utmost importance and worthy of note. Focuses on recent achievements in natural bio-actives Global coverage of natural products / plants Targets the most important issues of natural botanicals/ biocides Includes innovative ideas with lucid explanations Contains specialized chapters, such as, natural control of multi-drug resistant organisms, anti-salmonella agents, natural house-dust-mite control agents, and naturally occurring anti-insect proteins, etc. Covers research on bioactives: From Lab to Field and Field to Market Includes eco-friendly and economically viable herbal technology

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2013-02-20
ISBN 10: 1439891680
ISBN 13: 9781439891681
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Book Review:

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 Natural Products

Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2015-03-23
ISBN 10: 3527337946
ISBN 13: 9783527337941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Natural compounds, which have evolved their function over millions of years, are often more efficient than man-made compounds if a specific biological activity is needed, e.g. as an enzyme inhibitor or as a toxin to kill a cancer cell. This book comprising of sixteen technical chapters, highlights the chemical and biological aspects of potential natural products with an intention of unravelling their pharmaceutical applicability in modern drug discovery processes. Key features: Covers the synthesis, semi-synthesis and also biosynthesis of potentially bioactive natural products Features chemical and biological advances in naturally occurring organic compounds describing their chemical transformations, mode of actions, and structure-activity relationships 40 expert scientists from around the world report their latest findings and outline future opportunities for the development of novel and highly potent drugs based on natural products operating at the interface of chemistry and biology Forward-looking: Addresses opportunities and cutting-edge developments rather than well-documented basic knowledge, pinpoints current trends and future directions in this rapidly-evolving field Application-oriented: Throughout the book, the focus is on actual and potential applications in pharmacology and biotechnology This book is an essential resource for natural products chemists, medicinal chemists, biotechnologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, as well as the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1439822298
ISBN 13: 9781439822296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition Book Review:

The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders

Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders
Author: Tahira Farooqui,Akhlaq A. Farooqui
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2017-03-20
ISBN 10: 1119155142
ISBN 13: 9781119155140
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders Book Review:

Phytochemicals are naturally occurring bioactive compounds found in edible fruits, plants, vegetables, and herbs. Unlike vitamins and minerals, phytochemicals are not needed for the maintenance of cell viability, but they play a vital role in protecting neural cells from inflammation and oxidative stress associated with normal aging and acute and chronic age-related brain diseases. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders explores the advances in our understanding of the potential neuroprotective benefits that these naturally occurring chemicals contain. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders explores the role that a number of plant-based chemical compounds play in a wide variety of neurological disorders. Chapters explore the impact of phytochemicals on neurotraumatic disorders, such as stroke and spinal cord injury, alongside neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, as well as neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. The chapters and sections of this book provide the reader with a big picture view of this field of research. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders aims to present readers with a comprehensive and cutting edge look at the effects of phytochemicals on the brain and neurological disorders in a manner useful to researchers, neuroscientists, clinical nutritionists, and physicians.

Natural Bioactive Molecules

Natural Bioactive Molecules
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Alpha Science International Limited
Total Pages: 516
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 9781842657805
ISBN 13: 1842657801
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Bioactive Molecules Book Review:

NATURAL BIOACTIVE MOLECULES: Impacts and Prospects attempts to provide an insight into significant developments in some of the promising areas of naturally occurring bioactive compounds. Bioactive natural products are a rich source of novel therapeutics, and are of great interest and promise in the present day research directed towards drug design and discovery. This book covers a wide area of bioactive natural products research through a variety of twelve chapters written by leading scientists of the world, and brings together an overview of cutting-edge research advances in this remarkable field. The book features the chemistry and pharmacology of naturally occurring bioactive compounds of potential interest highlighting their chemical transformations and semi-synthetic studies, biosynthesis, structure-activity relationships, metabolism, molecular biology and mode of action. It will serve as a valuable resource for researchers to predict promising leads for developing pharmaceuticals to treat various ailments and disease manifestations. The broad interdisciplinary approach dealt in this book would also motivate young scientists to the field of bioactive natural products research.

Naturally Occurring Organohalogen Compounds A Comprehensive Update

Naturally Occurring Organohalogen Compounds   A Comprehensive Update
Author: Gordon W. Gribble
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 613
Release: 2009-12-02
ISBN 10: 9783211993231
ISBN 13: 3211993231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Naturally Occurring Organohalogen Compounds A Comprehensive Update Book Review:

Despite the long association of organohalogen compounds with human activities, nature is the producer of nearly 5,000 halogen-containing chemicals. Once dismissed as accidents of nature or isolation artifacts, organohalogen compounds represent an important and ever growing class of natural products, in many cases exhibiting exceptional biological activity. Since the last comprehensive review in 1996 (Vol. 68, this series), there have been discovered an additional 2,500 organochlorine, organobromine, and other organohalogen compounds. These natural organohalogens are biosynthesized by bacteria, fungi, lichen, plants, marine organisms of all types, insects, and higher animals including humans. These compounds are also formed abiogenically, as in volcanoes, forest fires, and other geothermal events.In some instances, natural organohalogens are precisely the same chemicals that man synthesizes for industrial use, and some of the quantities of these natural chemicals far exceed the quantities emitted by man.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 693
Release: 2003-09-02
ISBN 10: 9780203212318
ISBN 13: 0203212312
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Book Review:

Interest in obtaining biologically active compounds from natural sources has recently spiked due to their low toxicity, complete biodegradability, availability from renewable sources, and in most cases, low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization, and Biological Properties covers general methods and main topics in the research field of bioactive natural products. The book describes general screening methods, modern HPLC hyphenated techniques, and NMR methods in the structural elucidation of compounds and devotes individual chapters to specific topics of research. Surveys on compounds displaying important pharmacological activities are presented in chapters devoted to Mexican medicinal plants, anti-tumor drugs of natural origin, cancer chemopreventive flavonoids, and metabolites displaying anti-HIV, antioxidative, antimalarial, and anti-inflammatory activity. The final chapters are devoted to representative examples of research into marine metabolites: immunomodulating marine glycolipids and surveys of bioactive compounds from marine opisthobranchs and Japanese soft corals. With its focus on modern approaches to the isolation of biologically active natural products, this book encourages interdisciplinary work among chemists, pharmacologists, biologists, botanists, and agronomists with an interest in bioactive natural products.

The Search for Bioactive Compounds from Microorganisms

The Search for Bioactive Compounds from Microorganisms
Author: Satoshi Omura
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1992-10-22
ISBN 10: 9780387977553
ISBN 13: 0387977554
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Search for Bioactive Compounds from Microorganisms Book Review:

Biologically active compounds isolated from microorganisms continue to be vital to the development of new drugs and agricultural chemicals. This book was prepared by current and past members of the laboratory of Dr. Satoshi Omura of the Kitasato Institute in Japan. Dr. Omura and his colleagues have discovered and studied a number of important antibiotics, and in their work they have pioneered new methods for screening microbes for interesting and important compounds. This book presents strategies and methods for identifying novel molecules with several types of biological activity. In addition, the book discusses the identification of microbial compounds of agrochemical importance, presents information on chemical screening methods, and concludes with chapters on microbial strain selection, fermentation technology, and genetic engineering of antibiotic-producing microorganisms. This book will be of great interest to scientists working in the very active and competitive fields of antibiotic and agrochemical discovery.

Bioactive Compounds in Foods

Bioactive Compounds in Foods
Author: John Gilbert,Hamide Şenyuva
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2008-06-09
ISBN 10: 9781405158756
ISBN 13: 1405158751
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds in Foods Book Review:

Inherent toxicants and processing contaminants are both non-essential, bioactive substances whose levels in foods can be difficult to control. This volume covers both types of compound for the first time, examining their beneficial as well as their undesirable effects in the human diet. Chapters have been written as individually comprehensive reviews, and topics have been selected to illustrate recent scientific advances in understanding of the occurrence and mechanism of formation, exposure/risk assessment and developments in the underpinning analytical methodology. A wide range of contaminants are examined in detail, including pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, phycotoxins, and mycotoxins. Several process contaminants (eg acrylamide and furan), which are relatively new but which have a rapidly growing literature, are also covered. The book provides a practical reference for a wide range of experts: specialist toxicologists (chemists and food chemists), hygienists, government officials and anyone who needs to be aware of the main issues concerning toxicants and process contaminants in food. It will also be a valuable introduction to the subject for post-graduate students.

Marine Algae Extracts 2 Volume Set

Marine Algae Extracts  2 Volume Set
Author: Se-Kwon Kim,Katarzyna Chojnacka
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2015-02-10
ISBN 10: 3527679596
ISBN 13: 9783527679591
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marine Algae Extracts 2 Volume Set Book Review:

Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes to biofuels, it systematically discusses current and future applications of algae-derived products in pharmacology, medicine, cosmetics, food and agriculture. In doing so, it brings together the expertise of marine researchers, biotechnologists and process engineers for a one-stop resource on the biotechnology of marine macroalgae.

Marine Algae Extracts

Marine Algae Extracts
Author: Se-Kwon Kim,Katarzyna Chojnacka
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2015-04-27
ISBN 10: 3527337083
ISBN 13: 9783527337088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marine Algae Extracts Book Review:

Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes to biofuels, it systematically discusses current and future applications of algae-derived products in pharmacology, medicine, cosmetics, food and agriculture. In doing so, it brings together the expertise of marine researchers, biotechnologists and process engineers for a one-stop resource on the biotechnology of marine macroalgae.

Bioactive Natural Products

Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2015-01-20
ISBN 10: 3527684425
ISBN 13: 9783527684427
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Natural compounds, which have evolved their function over millions of years, are often more efficient than man-made compounds if a specific biological activity is needed, e.g. as an enzyme inhibitor or as a toxin to kill a cancer cell. This book comprising of sixteen technical chapters, highlights the chemical and biological aspects of potential natural products with an intention of unravelling their pharmaceutical applicability in modern drug discovery processes. Key features: Covers the synthesis, semi-synthesis and also biosynthesis of potentially bioactive natural products Features chemical and biological advances in naturally occurring organic compounds describing their chemical transformations, mode of actions, and structure-activity relationships 40 expert scientists from around the world report their latest findings and outline future opportunities for the development of novel and highly potent drugs based on natural products operating at the interface of chemistry and biology Forward-looking: Addresses opportunities and cutting-edge developments rather than well-documented basic knowledge, pinpoints current trends and future directions in this rapidly-evolving field Application-oriented: Throughout the book, the focus is on actual and potential applications in pharmacology and biotechnology This book is an essential resource for natural products chemists, medicinal chemists, biotechnologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, as well as the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

Ethnomedicine and Drug Discovery

Ethnomedicine and Drug Discovery
Author: M.M. Iwu,J. Wootton
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2002-03-01
ISBN 10: 9780080531250
ISBN 13: 0080531253
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ethnomedicine and Drug Discovery Book Review:

The emergence of new infectious, chronic and drug resistant diseases have prompted scientists to look towards medicinal plants as agents for treatment and prevention. This book provides an interphase between ethnomedical and ethnobotanical approaches to new drug discovery and advances in biotechnology and molecular science that has made it increasingly feasible to transform traditional medicines into modern drugs. These novel approaches also raise new issues and the volume explores economic, ethical and policy considerations of drug development based on indigenous knowledge or traditional medicine. This work also features standardization and development of phytomedicines for major therapeutic indications, including emerging infectious diseases affecting developing and developed countries. The publication provides state-of-the-art information on the most innovative science, the research, the industry, the market, and the future of ethnomedicine and drug discovery.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1439822298
ISBN 13: 9781439822296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition Book Review:

The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products

Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products
Author: M. Angela A. Meireles
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2008-12-16
ISBN 10: 9781420062397
ISBN 13: 1420062395
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products Book Review:

The demand for functional foods and neutraceuticals is on the rise, leaving product development companies racing to improve bioactive compound extraction methods – a key component of functional foods and neutraceuticals development. From established processes such as steam distillation to emerging techniques like supercritical fluid technology, Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products: Theory and Applications details the engineering aspects of the processes used to extract bioactive compounds from their food sources. Covers Bioactive Compounds Found in Foods, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceuticals Each well-developed chapter provides the fundamentals of transport phenomena and thermodynamics as they relate to the process described, a state-of-the-art literature review, and replicable case studies of extraction processes. This authoritative reference examines a variety of established and groundbreaking extraction processes including: Steam distillation Low-pressure solvent extraction Liquid-liquid extraction Supercritical and pressurized fluid extraction Adsorption and desorption The acute view of thermodynamic, mass transfer, and economical engineering provided in this book builds a foundation in the processes used to obtain high-quality bioactive extracts and purified compounds. Going beyond the information traditionally found in unit operations reference books, Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products: Theory and Applications demonstrates how to successfully optimize bioactive compound extraction methods and use them to create new and better natural food options.

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology
Author: Joyce I. Boye
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2014-12-03
ISBN 10: 1118504976
ISBN 13: 9781118504970
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology Book Review:

For several years, the food industry has been interested inidentifying components in foods which have health benefits to beused in the development of functional food and nutraceuticalproducts. Examples of these ingredients include fibre,phytosterols, peptides, proteins, isoflavones, saponins, phyticacid, probiotics, prebiotics and functional enzymes. Although muchprogress has been made in the identification, extraction andcharacterisation of these ingredients, there remains a need forready and near-market platform technologies for processing theseingredients into marketable value-added functional food andnutraceutical products. This book looks at how these ingredientscan be effectively incorporated into food systems for market, andprovides practical guidelines on how challenges in specific foodsectors (such as health claims and marketing) can be addressedduring processing. Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technologyis a comprehensive overview of current and emerging trends in theformulation and manufacture of nutraceutical and functional foodproducts. It highlights the distinctions between foods falling intothe nutraceutical and functional food categories. Topics includesustainable and environmentally–friendly approaches to theproduction of health foods, guidelines and regulations, and methodsfor assessing safety and quality of nutraceutical and functionalfood products. Specific applications of nutraceuticals in emulsionand salad dressing food products, beverages and soft drinks, bakedgoods, cereals and extruded products, fermented food products arecovered, as are novel food proteins and peptides, and methods forencapsulated nutraceutical ingredients and packaging. The impact ofprocessing on the bioactivity of nutraceutical ingredients,allergen management and the processing of allergen-free foods,health claims and nutraceutical food product commercialization arealso discussed. Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technologyis a comprehensive source of practical approaches that can be usedto innovate in the nutraceutical and health food sectors. Fullyup-to-date and relevant across various food sectors, the book willbenefit both academia and industry personnel working in the healthfood and food processing sectors.

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Author: Atta-ur Rahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 421
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0444595147
ISBN 13: 9780444595140
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book Review:

Natural products play an integral and ongoing role in promoting numerous aspects of scientific advancement, and many aspects of basic research programs are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 37 presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural products and medicinal chemistry. Describes the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field A valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product and medicinal chemistry

Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles

Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2014-11-17
ISBN 10: 0128005904
ISBN 13: 9780128005903
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles Book Review:

Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles reviews this significant group of organic compounds within the context of sustainable methods and processes. Each clearly structured chapter features in-depth coverage of various green protocols for the synthesis of a wide variety of bioactive heterocycles classified on the basis of ring-size and/or presence of heteratoms(s). Techniques covered include microwave heating, ultrasound, ionic liquids, solid phase, solvent-free, heterogeneous catalysis, and aqueous media, along with multi-component reaction strategies. This book also integrates advances in green chemistry research into industrial applications and process developments. Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles is an essential resource on green chemistry technologies for academic researchers, R&D professionals, and students working in medicinal, organic, natural product, and agricultural chemistry. Includes global coverage of a wide variety of green synthetic techniques Features cutting-edge research in the field of bioactive heterocyclic compounds Focuses extensively on applications, with numerous examples of biologically relevant heterocycles

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods
Author: Blanca Hernández-Ledesma,Miguel Herrero
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2013-09-30
ISBN 10: 1118412877
ISBN 13: 9781118412879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foods Book Review:

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.