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Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds
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Table of Contents

List of contributors ix

Foreword xvii

Preface xix

Section I: Bioactive compounds from diverse plant microbial and marine sources

1 Bioactive compounds from vegetable and fruit by-products 3
B. De Ancos C. Colina-Coca D. Gonzalez-Pena and C. Sanchez-Moreno

2 Bioactive compounds in fresh-cut fruits: Occurrence and impact of processing and cold storage 37
Maria Elida Pirovani Andrea Marcela Piagentini and Franco Van de Velde

3 Pressurized hot water extraction of polyphenols from plant material 63
Jose Rodrigo Vergara-Salinas Jose Cuevas-Valenzuela and Jose R. Perez-Correa

4 Bioactive compounds in cereals: Technological and nutritional properties 103
Bart(3)omiej Makowski Justyna Rosicka-Kaczmarek and Ewa Nebesny

5 Antimicrobials from medicinal plants: Research initiatives challenges and the future prospects 123
Anita Pandey and Vasudha Agnihotri

6 Coccoloba uvifera as a source of components with antioxidant activity 151
Maira Segura Campos Jorge Ruiz Ruiz Luis Chel Guerrero and David Betancur Ancona

7 Bioactive compounds and medical significance of some endangered medicinal plants from the Western Ghats region of India 163
Manoharan Melvin Joe Abitha Benson Muniappan Ayyanar and Tongmin Sa

8 Fungal bioactive compounds: An overview 195
Gerardo Diaz-Godinez

9 Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Association and production of bioactive compounds in plants 225
Marcela C. Pagano and Partha P. Dhar

10 Extremophiles as source of novel bioactive compounds with industrial potential 245
Mohamed Neifar Sameh Maktouf Raoudha Ellouze Ghorbel Atef Jaouani and Ameur Cherif

11 New trends in microbial production of natural complex bioactive isoprenoids 269
Rama Raju Baadhe Ravichandra Potumarthi Naveen Kumar Mekala and Vijai K. Gupta

12 Production of c-phycocyanin and its potential applications 283
Mohammed Kuddus Poonam Singh George Thomas and Athar Ali Section II: Chemistry biotechnology and industrial relevance

13 Glycosides: From biosynthesis to biological activity toward therapeutic application 303
Maria Henriques L. Ribeiro

14 Trehalose mimics as bioactive compounds 345
Davide Bini Antonella Sgambato Luca Gabrielli Laura Russo and Laura Cipolla

15 Virtual screening and prediction of the molecular mechanism of bioactive compounds in silico 371
Bashir A. Akhoon Krishna P. Singh Madhumita Karmakar Suchi Smita Rakesh Pandey and Shailendra K. Gupta

16 Steroids in natural matrices: Chemical features and bioactive properties 395
Joao C.M. Barreira and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira

17 Bioactive compounds obtained through biotechnology 433
Gustavo Molina Franciele M. Pelissari Marina G. Pessoa and Glaucia M. Pastore

18 Metabolic engineering of bioactive compounds in berries 463
Ivayla Dincheva Ilian Badjakov and Violeta Kondakova

19 Food-derived multifunctional bioactive proteins and peptides: Sources and production 483
Dominic Agyei Ravichandra Potumarthi and Michael K. Danquah

20 Food-derived multifunctional bioactive proteins and peptides: Applications and recent advances 507
Dominic Agyei Ravichandra Potumarthi and Michael K. Danquah Section III: Biochemistry and nutraceutical or health-related applications

21 An overview of the molecular and cellular interactions of some bioactive compounds 527
Amro Abd Al Fattah Amara

22 Bioactive compounds as growth factors and 3D matrix materials in stem cell research 555
Naveen Kumar Mekala Rama Raju Baadhe and Ravichandra Potumarthi

23 Phytosterols: Biological effects and mechanisms of hypocholesterolemic action 565
Rafaela da Silva Marineli Cibele Priscila Busch Furlan Anne y Castro Marques Juliano Bicas Glaucia Maria Pastore and Mario Roberto Marostica Jr.

24 Overview of the role of food bioactive compounds as complementary therapy for celiac disease 583
Antonio Cilla Laia Alemany Juan Antonio Gimenez and Jose Moises Laparra

25 Bioactive lipid components from ruminant milk and meat: The new face of human health 599
Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel Mohamed El-Sherbiny Adam Cieslak Joanna Szczechowiak and Hanna Winiarska

26 The milk fat globule membrane: A potential source of health-promoting glycans 631
Sarah A. Ross Jonathan A. Lane Michelle Kilcoyne Lokesh Joshi and Rita M. Hickey

27 Seaweed and milk derived bioactive peptides and small molecules in functional foods and cosmeceuticals 669
Maria Hayes Melani Garcia-Garcia Ciaran Fitzgerald and Tomas Lafarga

Index 693

About the Author

Dr Vijai Kumar Gupta is Lead Researcher (EI-ReNew), MolecularGlyco-biotechnology Research Group, Department of Biochemistry,School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland and TCBB, NUIGalway, Ireland. Dr Maria G. Tuohy is the Head of the MolecularGlycobiotechnology Research Group, Department of Biochemistry,School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland. Dr Anthonia O Donovan is a postdoctoral research scientistwith the Molecular Glycobiotechnology Group at NUI Galway,Ireland. Dr Mohtashim Lohani is Associate Professor at IntegralUniversity in Lucknow, India.

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