Caffeic Acid: Biological Properties, Structure and Health Effects


Leanna Vaughn (Editor)

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

This book addresses research advances on caffeic acid, a naturally occurring hydroxycinnamic acid with various biological and pharmacological properties. Some of the topics discusses in this book include the derivatives of caffeic acid; the role it plays in winemaking; the comprehensive understanding of anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of coffe intake via nutrigenomics; the antimicrobial properties; and other useful properties of caffeic acid.
(Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Food and Healthy Mind: Caffeic Acid and its Derivatives
(Satyabrata Ghosh, Department of Ingeniería Rural, ETSI Agrónomos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 2
Role of Caffeic Acid in Winemaking
(Jose Luis Aleixandre-Tudo, Jose Luis Aleixandre, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 3
The Comprehensive Understanding of Anti-Diabetic and Anti-Obesity Effects of Coffee Intake via Nutrigenomics
(Wanping Aw, Huijuan Jia, Shoko Takahashi, Shinji Fukuda and Hisanori Kato, Corporate Sponsored Research Program “Food for Life,” Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Projects, The University of Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4
Antimicrobial Properties and Potential Usefulness of Caffeic Acid
(M. J. Rodríguez-Vaquero, C. V. Vallejo, O. A. Sosa, F. M. Saguir and P. A. Aredes-Fernandez, Facultad de Bioquímica, Química y Farmacia – Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Ayacucho 471 – CONICET. Tucumán. Argentina)

Chapter 5
Molecular, Pharmacological and Chemical Biology of Caffeic Acid and Derivatives
(Cheorl-Ho Kim, Molecular and Cellular Glycobiology Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, SungKyunKwan University, Chunchun-Dong, Jangan-Gu, Suwon City, Kyunggi-Do, South Korea)

Chapter 6
Therapeutic Potential of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester in Neurodegenerative Diseases
(Mushfiquddin Khan, Mauhammad Baarine and Inderjit Singh, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA)

Chapter 7
Caffeic Acid and its Derivatives as Inhibitors of Lipoxygenases in Different Organisms
(Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf, Mohamed Touaibia, National Research Council of Canada, Moncton, Canada, and others)

Chapter 8
The Role of Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry in the Analysis of Caffeic Acid
(Paolo Lucci, Oscar Núñez and Javier Saurina, Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, and others)


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