Secondary Metabolite and Functional Food Components: Role in Health and Disease

Shashank Kumar (Editor)
Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India

Series: Food Science and Technology
BISAC: TEC012000

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Secondary Metabolites and Functional Food Components: Their Roles in Health and Disease consists of original chapters, provides updates to previous source material and acts as a unique source of information for all those interested in secondary metabolites and functional food components. The proposed publication focuses on the pharmaceutical and food industries, with an emphasis on their aspects pertaining to chemistry, nutrition sciences, biochemistry and biology. In the present book, the major secondary metabolites and the chemistry in conjunction with functional food components have been discussed. The book also deals with the role of secondary metabolites in human health and diseases. This book is specifically marketed towards graduate and master’s students. It deals with the knowledge and recent advancements in the field of secondary metabolites and functional food components as well as their importance in health and disease. Moreover, the book will also be very useful for the students preparing for various competitive examinations such as the CSIR, ICMR, DBT, and ICAR JRF/NET exams.

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Secondary Metabolites
(Shashank Kumar, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India)

Chapter 2. Phenolics
(Ramesh Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh and Abhay Kumar Pandey, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India)

Chapter 3. Flavonoids: Synthesis and Biological Activities
(Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh and Shashank Kumar, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India)

Chapter 4. Terpenoids: Synthesis and Biological Activities
(Prem Prakash Kushwaha and Shashank Kumar, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India)

Chapter 5. Carotenoids: A Dietary Compound with Multiple Health Benefits
(Aroni Chatterjee, Hiya Ghosh and Shashikant Ray, Department of Virology, ICMR Virus Unit, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, and others)

Chapter 6. Other Secondary Metabolites
(Ashutosh Gupta, Risha Ganguly and Abhay K. Pandey, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India)

Chapter 7. Secondary Metabolites from Algae: Benefits and Future Perspectives
(Snigdha Rai, Alok Kumar Shrivastava and Shashikant Ray, Molecular Biology Section, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), and others)

Chapter 8. Secondary Metabolites from Microorganisms
(Praveen Kumar Mehta, Ashok Kumar Yadav and Deepak Kumar, Centre for Molecular Biology, Central University of Jammu, Jammu, J&K, India)

Chapter 9. Introduction to Functional Food Components
(Amit Kumar Sharma, Uttranchal College of Agricultural Sciences, Uttranchal University, Dehradun, India)

Chapter 10. Bioactive Carbohydrates
(Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Ashish Tiwari and Shashank Kumar, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Centre for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India)

Chapter 11. Bioactive Lipids: Their Synthesis, Biological Functions and Role in Diseases
(PradipJaiswara, Vishal Kumar Gupta and Ajay Kumar, Department of Zoology, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Chapter 12. Bioactive Peptides
(Mohammad Waseem, Shashank Kumar and Ajay Kumar, Department of Biochemistry, King Georges Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India)

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