Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research

Author: Celestino Santos-Buelga
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390407
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Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research from the Author: Celestino Santos-Buelga. Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research Volume 2 Edited by Santos-Buelga, Escribano-Bailon and Lattanzio Plant phenolics are secondary metabolites that constitute one of the most common and widespread groups of substances in plants. Polyphenols have a large and diverse array of beneficial effects on both plants and animals. For example they are famous as antioxidants, hormones, constituents of essential oils and natural neurotransmitters. Sponsored by Groupe Polyphenols, this publication, which is the second volume in this ground-breaking series, is edited by Celestino Santos-Buelga, Maria Teresa Escribano-Bailon, and Vincenzo Lattanzio, who have drawn together an impressive list of internationally respected authors, each providing cutting edge chapters covering some of the major topics of recent research and interest. Information included in this important new addition to the series include the following areas: • Flavonoid chemistry of the leguminosae • Chemistry and biological activity of ellagitannins • Chemistry and function of anthocyanins in plants • An update of chemical pathways leading to new phenolic pigments during wine ageing • Metabolic engineering of the flavonoid pathway • The translation of chemical properties of polyphenols into biological activity with impacts in human health • Plant phenolic compounds controlling leaf movement • Biological activity of phenolics in plants Chemists, biochemists, plant scientists, pharmacognosists and pharmacologists, food scientists and nutritionists will all find this book an invaluable resource. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where these subjects are studied and taught should have copies on their shelves.

Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research

Author: Stephane Quideau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118883268
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Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research from the Author: Stephane Quideau. Plant polyphenols are secondary metabolites that constitute one of the most common and widespread groups of natural products. They express a large and diverse panel of biological activities including beneficial effects on both plants and humans. Many polyphenols, from their structurally simplest representatives to their oligo/polymeric versions (also referred to as condensed tannins), are notably known as phytoestrogens, plant pigments, potent antioxidants, and protein interacting agents. Sponsored by the scholarly society Groupe Polyphénols, this publication, which is the fifth volume in this highly regarded Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research series, is edited by Kumi Yoshida, Véronique Cheynier and Stéphane Quideau. They have once again, like their predecessors, put together an impressive collection of cutting-edge chapters written by expert scientists, internationally respected in their respective field of polyphenol sciences. This Volume 5 highlights some of the latest information and opinion on the following major research topics about polyphenols: • Chemistry, physicochemistry & materials science • Biosynthesis, genetic & metabolic engineering • Plant & ecosystem, lignocellulosic biomass • Food, nutrition & health • Natural medicine & Kampo • Tannins & their functions Chemists, biochemists, plant scientists, pharmacognosists and pharmacologists, biologists, ecologists, food scientists and nutritionists will all find this book an invaluable resource. Libraries in all universities and research institutions where these disciplines are studied and taught should have copies on their bookshelves. About the Editors Kumi Yoshida, current vice-president of the Groupe Polyphénols is professor of Natural Product and Bioorganic Chemistry at Nagoya University, Japan. She specializes in chemical and biological studies on flower coloration by anthocyanins and is also particularly interested in molecular biological and biochemical aspects of metal transporters involved in blue coloration. Her research laboratory also works on the isolation, structural determination and synthesis of various polyphenols. Véronique Cheynier, the current president of the Groupe Polyphénols, is research director at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in Montpellier, France. Her research interests concern the study of the structure of polyphenolic compounds, notably vegetable tannins, and their biosynthesis in plants. She is also interested in the influence of polyphenols, their reactions, and their interactions on the quality of foods and beverages, especially wine. Stéphane Quideau, former president of the Groupe Polyphénols (2008-2012), is full professor of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at the University of Bordeaux, France. His research laboratory is specialized in plant polyphenol chemistry and chemical biology, with a focus on the studies of ellagitannin chemical reactivity and synthesis, and interactions of bioactive polyphenols with their protein targets. Also Available Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 1; ISBN: 978-1-4051-5837-4 Edited by Fouad Daayf and Vincenzo Lattanzio Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2; ISBN: 978-1-4051-9399-3 Edited by Celestino Santos-Buelga, Maria Teresa Escribano-Bailon, and Vincenzo Lattanzio Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 3; ISBN: 978-1-4443-3746-4 Edited by Véronique Cheynier, Pascale Sarni-Manchado, and Stéphane Quideau Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 4; ISBN: 978-1-118-32967-2 Edited by Annalisa Romani, Vincenzo Lattanzio, and Stéphane Quideau

Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research

Author: VĂ©ronique Cheynier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444337467
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Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research from the Author: Véronique Cheynier. Plant polyphenols are secondary metabolites that constitute one of the most common and widespread groups of natural products. They express a large and diverse panel of biological activities including beneficial effects on both plants and humans. Many polyphenols, from their structurally simplest representatives to their oligo/polymeric versions (also referred to as vegetable tannins) are notably known as phytoestrogens, plant pigments, potent antioxidants, and protein interacting agents. Sponsored by Groupe Polyphénols, this publication, which is the third volume in this highly regarded Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research series, is edited by Véronique Cheynier, Pascale Sarni–Manchado, and Stéphane Quideau (the current President of Groupe Polyphénols). Like their predecessors, they have once again put together an impressive collection of cutting–edge chapters written by expert scientists internationally respected in their respective field of polyphenol sciences. This Volume 3 provides the latest information and opinion on the following major research topics about polyphenols: Organic chemistry and physical chemistry Biosynthesis, genetics and metabolic engineering The role of polyphenols in plants and ecosystems Health and nutrition Analysis and metabolomics Chemists, biochemists, plant scientists, pharmacognosists and pharmacologists, biologists, ecologists, food scientists and nutritionists will all find this book an invaluable resource. Libraries in all universities and research institutions where these disciplines are studied and taught should have copies on their bookshelves.

Recent Advances In Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Atta-ur-Rahman
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128039620
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Recent Advances In Medicinal Chemistry from the Author: Atta-ur-Rahman. Originally published by Bentham and now distributed by Elsevier, Recent Advances in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 1 covers leading-edge research and recent developments in rational drug design, synthetic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, drug targets, and natural product research and structure-activity relationship studies. The fourteen updated reviews include unique experimental data and references, and each article highlights an important topic in current medicinal chemistry research. Topics covered include: aureolic acid group of anti-cancer antibiotics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; aromatase inhibitors in adjuvant endocrine treatment of early-stage breast cancer in postmenopausal women; Rho GTPases and statins in targeting and developing therapies for tumors; and more. Edited and written by leading experts in medicinal chemistry research Reviews recent advances in the field, including the characterization of inorganic nanomaterials as therapeutic vehicles Covers a variety of topical areas, such as HPLC and in the analysis of tricyclic antidepressants in biological samples, and tannins and their influence on health

Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research

Author: Veronique Cheynier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118299744
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Recent Advances In Polyphenol Research from the Author: Veronique Cheynier. Plant polyphenols are secondary metabolites that constitute one of the most common and widespread groups of natural products. They express a large and diverse panel of biological activities including beneficial effects on both plants and humans. Many polyphenols, from their structurally simplest representatives to their oligo/polymeric versions (also referred to as vegetable tannins) are notably known as phytoestrogens, plant pigments, potent antioxidants, and protein interacting agents. Sponsored by Groupe Polyphénols, this publication, which is the third volume in this highly regarded Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research series, is edited by Véronique Cheynier, Pascale Sarni-Manchado, and Stéphane Quideau (the current President of Groupe Polyphénols). Like their predecessors, they have once again put together an impressive collection of cutting-edge chapters written by expert scientists internationally respected in their respective field of polyphenol sciences. This Volume 3 provides the latest information and opinion on the following major research topics about polyphenols: Organic chemistry and physical chemistry Biosynthesis, genetics and metabolic engineering The role of polyphenols in plants and ecosystems Health and nutrition Analysis and metabolomics Chemists, biochemists, plant scientists, pharmacognosists and pharmacologists, biologists, ecologists, food scientists and nutritionists will all find this book an invaluable resource. Libraries in all universities and research institutions where these disciplines are studied and taught should have copies on their bookshelves.

Olive Mill Waste

Author: Charis Michel Galanakis
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128092246
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Olive Mill Waste from the Author: Charis Michel Galanakis. Olive Mill Waste: Recent Advances for Sustainable Management addresses today's most relevant topics in olive oil industry sustainable management. Emphasizing recent advisable practices, the book explores the potential of reutilizing OMW to power the mill itself, the reuse of OMW as soil amendment, aerobic biological treatment of OMW and compost production, the case study of OMW within the biorefinery concept, the recovery of bioactive compounds from OMW, and their applications in food products and cosmetics. Recent research efforts have concluded that the successful management of OMW focuses on three main routes: (a) reuse of water, (b) reuse of polyphenols, and (c) reuse of nutrients. Following this consideration, the book covers sustainable practices in the olive oil industry, revealing opportunities for reutilizing the water of OMW within the process or as s soil amendment. At the same time, it explores all the possibilities of recovering polyphenols and reutilizing them in target products, such as foods and cosmetics. In addition, the book presents successful cases of industrial OMW valorization through real world experiences. Covers the most recent advances in the field of olive mill waste management following sustainability principles Fills the gap of transfer knowledge between academia and industry Explores the advantages, disadvantages and real potential of processes and products in the market

Bioremediation Technology

Author: M. H. Fulekar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9048136784
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Bioremediation Technology from the Author: M. H. Fulekar. Environmental pollutants have become a major global concern. The modern growth of industrialization, urbanization, modern agricultural development and energy generation have resulted in indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources for fulfilling the human desires and needs, which have contributed in disturbing the ecological balance on which the quality of environment depends. The modern technological advancements in chemical processes/operations have been raised to new products and also new pollutants in abundant level which are above the self cleaning capacity of the environment. One of the major issues in present times is the threat to human lives, due to the progressive deterioration of the environment. This book discusses bioremediation technology-based remediation to restore contaminated sites and protect the environment. It studies the opportunities for more efficient biological processes in molecular biology and ecology. Notable accomplishments of these studies include the cleaning up of polluted water and contaminated land. The book includes invited papers by eminent contributors who provide cost-effective bioremediation strategies to immobilize contaminants for cleanup of environment. The book is directed towards postgraduate students in biotechnology/life sciences/environmental sciences/biosciences and researchers in universities and research institutes and industries.

Recent Advances In Herbal Drug Research And Therapy

Author: Arunabha Ray
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ISBN: 9789380026978
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Recent Advances In Herbal Drug Research And Therapy from the Author: Arunabha Ray. Traditional systems of medicine are fast emerging as viable alternatives to modern medical science. Further, in recent years the emphasis on botanicals as source for drug discovery and development has been realized globally. Added to this, the safer profile of herbal drugs combined with their low costs make them ideal targets for newer drugs. As in the modern system of medicine, viz. allopathy, herbal drugs form an inseparable part of the management of various disorders. The concept of scientific validation of the basis of traditional uses of herbal medicines has given birth to a new concept of reverse pharmacology, and interactions between traditional and modern systems of medicine are being increasingly encouraged. Recent Trends in Herbal Drug Research and Therapy showcases some of these crucial and emerging issues relating to herbal drugs. This compilation is a judicious combination of research and conventional aspects on the subject of herbal drugs, their pharmacology and therapeutic applications. Some very relevant general and systemic pharmacological as well as toxicological aspects have been highlighted by some of the leading experts in this field. The book will be of interest to students, scientists, teachers and other health professionals in the area of pharmacology, toxicology and allied health sciences. Spread in 26 chapters the book broadly focuses on: * Standardization and quality control of herbal drugs * Regulatory issues like ethics and pharmacovigilance with herbals * Clinical research with herbal drugs * Herbogenomics * Herb-drug interactions * Potential therapeutics uses of herbal drugs focusing on various systemic disorders of cardiorespiratory, endocrinal, neuropsychiatric gastrointestinal systems and cancer * Herbal drugs and environmental toxicology

Vitamin C

Author: Thomas Peel
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600211560
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Vitamin C from the Author: Thomas Peel. Vitamin C, also known for its role in fighting off the common cold, serves as the antioxidant vitamin. This vitamin helps the body form collagen, a protein that builds bone structure, bone cartilage and blood vessels. Another function of Vitamin C is its absorption of iron, which aids in bone maintenance for stronger bodies and cleaner teeth. This can be accomplished by keeping a well balanced diet and eating healthy. In addition, Vitamin C assists in fighting off cardiovascular disease as well. But not only does Vitamin C aid the human body. Researchers have studied the affects Vitamin C holds upon other living organisms, such as plant cells. This book dives into cutting edge research on Vitamin C and its many functions in the earth's natural environment.

Novel Approaches Of Nanotechnology In Food

Author: Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128043792
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Novel Approaches Of Nanotechnology In Food from the Author: Alexandru Grumezescu. Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food, a volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, represents a summary of the most recent advances made in the field of nanostructured materials that have significant impact on the agri-food industry. Because the current food market needs innovation, nanotechnology coupled with novel interdisciplinary approaches and processing methods has enabled important advances that have the potential to revolutionize agri-food sector. Nanotechnology can serve to resolve challenges faced by the food and bioprocessing industries for developing and implementing systems that can produce qualitative and quantitative foods that are safe, sustainable, and ecofriendly. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, researchers, and engineers in food science and biotechnology fields, as well as students who want information on cutting-edge technologies. Provides worldwide research applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnology useful in food research Presents analytical methods for enzyme immobilization onto magnetic nanoparticles Includes strategies of behavior and structure function to increase application enhancement and control Discusses nanomaterial regulations and for consumer protection awareness