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ForewordArnold L. Demain
PrefaceMunish Puri and Monica N Puri

Part I: Bioactive sources: Plants, mushrooms and fungi
1. Glucosinolates & respective derivatives (isothiocyanates) from PlantsKyriaki G.Zinoviadou, Charis M. Galanakis
2. Bioactives from mushroom and their application Carmen Sanchez
3. Bioactive Products from FungiSergio Sanchez and Arnold L. Demain
Part II: Extraction technologies for bioactives
4. Process Development for Bioactive Peptide Production Govind Kumar Gnasegaran, Dominic Agyei, Sharadwata Pan, Indira P. Sarethy, Caleb Acquah, Michael K. Danquah
5. Comparison of Natural Extraction and Recombinant Mussel Adhesive Protein Approaches J. J. Castillo, B. K. Shanbhag, L. He
6. Extraction of lipids and carotenoids from algal sources Adarsha Gupta, Avinesh Byreddy, Munish Puri
7. Magnetic particles for microalgae separation and biotechnologyIvo Safarika, Kristyna Pospiskova, Eva Baldikova, Mirka Safarikova
8. Enzyme assisted extraction of bioactivesSandesh J. Marathea, Swati B. Jadhava, Sandip B. Bankar and Rekha S. Singhala
Part III: Techniques employed for the bioactives delivery
9. Emerging technologies for bioactive applications in foodsLiliana G. Santiago, Carlos R. Soccol and Guillermo R. Castro
10. Emerging Technologies of Hydrogels in Bioactive Compounds DeliveryMaria H. Ribeiro
Part IV: Therapeutic role in treating diseases
11. Neurocognitive improvement through plant-food bioactives: a particular approach to Alzheimer's disease Natalia Martins and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira
12. Multifunctional Bioactives for Cancer Therapy: Emerging Nano-Sized Delivery SystemsDeepika Sharma , Monica Nijhawan and Munish Puri
Index

About the Author

Munish Puri is a Deputy Director and Associate Professor, Flinders Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development, Medical Biotechnology, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. His main research activities include a) microbial fermentation for producing valuable enzymes and omega-3 fatty acids, b) nutraceutical extraction for food supplementation, and c) use of nanotechnology for enhancing thermostability of enzymes with applications in bioprocessing. He holds a PhD in Industrial Biotechnology from Punjabi University India (1994) and did his post-doctoral training in the area of protein structures at University of Oxford, UK (2001-02). He had the privilege of working as a University of New South Wales Endeavour Fellow, at University of Queensland, Australia (2004-05). Dr Puri has worked as a full Professor/Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Punjabi University, India (2003-09) where he developed the area of enzyme biotechnology before moving to Deakin University, Australia as a Visiting Professor and Senior Research Fellow. He has served as the laboratory head of industrial biotechnology at the Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology (CCB), Deakin University (2009-16) and has significantly contributed towards the development of bioprocessing research where emphasis was laid upon various bioactives (enzymes/ proteins, sweeteners, omega-3 fatty acids and carotenoids). He has contributed towards bioprospecting of novel microorganisms for omega-3, lipids and enzyme production; transformation of intermediates; expression and production peptides & therapeutic proteins; and immobilizing lipases for the production of omega-3 acid production.
Dr Puri has published more than 108 scientific articles, including 91 peer-reviewed journal papers, 3 patents, and 14 book chapters, mainly in high impact factor biotechnology/ applied microbiology journals. A large number of his publications fall within the discipline of industrial biotechnology and listed in ISI web of Science subject category "Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology". He has supervised 16 PhD dissertations, 30 MSc theses, and about 10 undergraduate projects.
In November 2015, he was admitted as a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK based on his contribution to the discipline.

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