Phytochemicals: Isolation, Characterisation And Role In Human Health Ed.

562e0a0a72e3b.jpg Author A. Venket Rao and Leticia G. Rao
Isbn 9789535121701
File size 13.7 MB
Year 2015
Pages 337
Language ENGLISH
File format PDF
Category Healthcare

Book Description:

The chapters of this volume are arranged in the order from isolation, purification and identification to in vivo and clinical studies, there by covering not only the analytical procedures used but also their nutraceutical and therapeutic properties.Global dietary recommendations emphasize the consumption of plant-based foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Plants contain many biologically active compounds referred to as phytochemicals or functional ingredients. These compounds play an important role in human health. Prior to establishing the safety and health benefits of these compounds, they must first be isolated, purified, and their physico-chemical properties established. Once identified, their mechanisms of actions are studied.



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