Bioactive Compounds: Types, Biological Activities and Health Effects

Ahmed Bitterlich (Editor)
Sahar Fischl (Editor)

Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Medicine
BISAC: SCI010000



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This book presents current research from across the globe in the study of the types, biological activities and health effects of bioactive compounds. Topics discussed include calcium orthophosphate bioceramics in biomedical applications; the biological and toxicological effects of naphthoquinones; probiotics, bioactive compounds and vaccines used in bovine mastitis; supercritical fluid extraction of bioactive compounds; microalgae as a promising source of bioactive compound and flavonoid compounds and their antioxidant activity. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Calcium Orthophosphate Bioceramics
(Sergey V. Dorozhkin, Moscow, Russia)

Insight into Understanding the Molecular Mechanism of Obesity Associated Diabetes
(K. Shilpa, B.S. Lakshmi, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India)

Anti-inflammatory Action of Phloroglucinol Derivatives
(Elena M. Balboa, Enma Conde, Beatriz Díaz, Noelia González, Andres Moure, Herminia Domínguez, Juan C. Parajó, Departamento de Enxeñería Química, Facultade de Ciencias de Ourense, Universidade de Vigo, Ourense, Spain, and others)

Naphthoquinones’ Biological Activities and Toxicological Effects
(Brígida R. Pinho, Carla Sousa, Jorge M. A. Oliveira, Patrícia Valentão, Paula B. Andrade, REQUIMTE/Laboratório de Farmacognosia, Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal, and others)

The Role of Bioactive Compounds in Weight Management and Obesity: Health Implications
(R. Campos-Vega, Dave B. Oomah, Kellogg de Mexico, Queretaro, Mexico, and others)

Potential Applications of Bacteriocins as Bioactive Substances for Human Health
(Maria Elena Fatima Nader-Macias, Esteban Verta Pingitore, Maria Silvina Juarez Tomas, CERELA-CONICET, San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina)
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Alternative Approaches for the Prevention of Bovine Mastitis: Probiotics, Bioactive Compounds and Vaccines
(María Elena Fátima Nader-Macías, Cristina Bogni, Fernando Juan Manuel Sesma, María Carolina Espeche, Matías Pellegrino, Lucila Saavedra, Ignacio Frola, CERELA-CONICET, Tucumán, Argentina, and others)

Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Bioactive Compounds
(Lourdes Casas Cardoso, Casimiro Mantell Serrano, Miguel Rodríguez Rodríguez, Asención Torre Martínez, Francisco Antonio Macias, Enrique Jose Martínez de la Ossa, Department of Chemical Engineering and Food Technology, Faculty of Science, University of Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain, and others)

Pleiotropic Effects of Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus)
(Ying Wei, David G. Popovich, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore)
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Bioactive Compounds from Microalgae: Interesting Case Studies from Egypt
(Nermin Adel El Semary, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Egypt)

Identification and Antioxidants Activity of Flavonoids from Dhokar and Gemri-Dhokar Olive Cultivars Growing in South of Tunisia
(Ghayth Rigane, Sami Sayadi, Mohamed Bouaziz, Laboratoire des Bioprocédés Environnementaux, Pôle d’Excellence Régionale AUF, Centre de Biotechnologie de Sfax, Université de Sfax, Sfax, Tunisie)

Marine Bacteria as a Source of New Antibiotics
(Suelen Egan, Anahit Penesyan, University of New South Wales, Australia) (a)

Edible Mushrooms: Source of Bioactive Compounds
(Eva Guillamon, Centro Para la Calidad de los Alimentos, INIA, Spain) (a)

Bioactive Compounds
(J. Meenupriya, Department of Biotechnology, Sathyabama University, Chennai, India) (a)

Haplophyllum Species as a Rich Source of Bioactive Natural Principles
(J.M. Prieto-Garcia, United Kingdom) (a)

Pharmacological Potential of the Bioactive Compounds from Rizoma Chuanxiong in the Treatment and Prevention of the CNS Disorders
(Jianhui Rong, School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong) (a)

Polyphenolics for Osteoarthritis
(Chwan-Li Shen, et al., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center) (a)


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