By Vijai Kumar Gupta, Maria G. Tuohy, Anthonia O'Donovan, Mohtashim Lohani
Bioactive compounds play a relevant function in high-value product improvement within the chemical undefined. Bioactive compounds were pointed out from varied assets and their healing advantages, dietary worth and protecting results in human and animal healthcare have underpinned their software as prescribed drugs and sensible nutrients elements. The orderly examine of biologically lively items and the exploration of capability organic actions of those secondary metabolites, together with their medical functions, standardization, quality controls, mode of motion and capability biomolecular interactions, has emerged as some of the most fascinating advancements in smooth typical medicine.
Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds describes the present level of data at the creation of bioactive compounds from microbial, algal and vegetable resources. additionally, the molecular procedure for screening bioactive compounds can be mentioned, in addition to examples of purposes of those compounds on human healthiness. the 1st half the ebook includes details on different resources of bioactive compounds, starting from microorganisms and algae to crops and nutritional meals. the second one half the booklet stories artificial techniques, in addition to chosen bioactivities and biotechnological and biomedical strength. The bioactive compounds profiled contain compounds akin to C-phycocyanins, glycosides, phytosterols and traditional steroids. an summary of the use of bioactive compounds as antioxidants and anti inflammatory brokers, anti-allergic compounds and in stem mobilephone learn is additionally provided, in addition to an summary of the medicinal functions of plant-derived compounds.
Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds could be an informative textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars of bio-medicinal chemistry who're prepared to discover the opportunity of bioactive typical items. It additionally offers precious info for scientists operating in quite a few learn fields the place traditional items have a chief position
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Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds: Sources and Applications by Vijai Kumar Gupta, Maria G. Tuohy, Anthonia O'Donovan, Mohtashim Lohani
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