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Cover for The handbook of microbial metabolism of amino acids.

This handbook explores the most recent advances in knowledge regarding amino acid metabolism in different microbial organisms, including bacteria, yeasts, fungi, protozoa and nematodes, with emphasis on the similarities and differences in the way these organisms handle amino acids. Inclusive of 9...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book
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Cover for Recent advances underpinning innovative strategies for the future.

It is instructive to evaluate recent evidence as presented in the preceding chapters of this volume. It is immediately clear that significant advances have been reported on the mainstream biochemistry of all the major families of amino acids in a diverse range of microorganisms. Emerging...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phytotoxins.

Evidence of the existence of a wide range of secondary compounds and proteins in plants with pharmacological activity or with the potential to cause adverse effects in other living organisms is now firmly embedded in the scientific literature. The term 'phytotoxins' is conventionally used to...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amino acids in higher plants.

This book, divided into 5 parts, deals with topics on amino acids in higher plants. Part I (enzymes and metabolism) contains 16 chapters pursuing the theme of amino acid metabolism through the driving actions of the principal enzymes, emphasizing recent advances particularly with reference to...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2015 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780642635)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crude oil pollution I. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Deepwater Horizon</i> contamination: human health effects and health risk assessments, a case study.

On 20 April 2010 the Deepwater Horizon mobile oil exploration platform experienced a devastating accident that led to the largest marine oil spill in history. This event led to concern about health risk due to oil-related chemical exposures in oil spill response personnel, including workers and...

Author(s)
Wilson, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modified amino acid-based molecules: accumulation and health implications.

Industrial processing of food has not only improved the management and safety of foods, but also its taste. Unfortunately however, most of these processes - including plant breeding, gene manipulation, fractionation, separation, condensation, drying, freezing, heating, irradiation, roasting,...

Author(s)
Bengmark, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Widespread and continuing concerns over food safety.

This chapter highlights the foods (cereals and nuts, vegetables and fruits, seafoods, meat, eggs, milk and dairy products, supplements and additives, and miscellaneous food products such as soya sauce, spices, canned vegetables, olive pomace oil, Turkish helva, dried vine fruits and coffee) that...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxins in cereal grains, nuts and other plant products.

This chapter reviews the origin and chemical nature, distribution in foods, toxicology and risk management (regulatory control, preventive strategies, remedial measures) of mycotoxins that are likely to prejudice human health, with particular emphasis on recent evidence indicating continuing human...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Food safety: contaminants and toxins.

This textbook covers the recent developments in the chemistry, biochemistry and physiological effects of contaminants that might have an impact on human health and welfare. It also discusses risk management and regulatory issues. It contains 19 chapters that are divided into 4 sections. The first...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Polychlorinated biphenyls.

This chapter discusses the chemical and physical properties of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and their distribution in foods. The absorption, metabolism, excretion, toxicity and clinical effects (hepatic, reproductive, teratogenic and immunological effects; carcinogenicity; effects on the...

Author(s)
Arnold, D. L.; Feeley, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter

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