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Cover for Sweet potato.

This book chapter outlines the extraction and purification, physiochemical properties (i.e. biochemical characteristics, amylose and amylopectin content), structural properties (i.e. granule morphology, XRD and starch crystallinity, structure of amylose and amylopectin), functional properties (i.e. ...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aroids.

This book chapter outlines the extraction and purification, physiochemical composition (i.e. biochemical content, amylose and amylopectin content), structural properties (i.e. granular morphology, XRD and starch crystallinity, amylose and amylopectin structure), functional properties (i.e. swelling ...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yams.

This chapter discusses the extraction of starch from different yam (Dioscorea) species. The physiochemical (biochemical property, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other starches.

This chapter discusses the extraction, physiochemical (chemical composition, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional (swelling pattern, solubility, viscosity, rheological...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioprospecting of endophytes.

Endophytic microorganisms constitute a prolific source of bioactive compounds mainly in the field of antineoplastic compounds and anti-infective agents. This chapter provides an overview on bioactive secondary metabolites from endophytes that were reported within the last five years (2013-2018),...

Author(s)
Ebrahim, W.; Ebada, S. S.; Proksch, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399427)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interspecific chemical differentiation within the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Astragalus</i> (Fabaceae) based on sequential variability of saponin structures.

Phytochemistry represents an emergent field aimed at the characterization of plants from their secondary metabolites' structures. Identification of original molecules from a wide metabolic pool leads to chemically differentiated individual species within their genus. Research into the chemical...

Author(s)
Sarraj-Laabidi, A.; Semmar, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural polymers for drug delivery.

This book explores the opportunistic utility of natural polymers in developing effective drug delivery systems, and provides a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of their sources, chemical structure and mechanism of action. It covers novel polymers for drug delivery, in particular extracts from...

Author(s)
Harsha Kharkwal; Srinivas Janaswamy
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cellulose-based polymeric systems in drug delivery.

The pharmaceutical industry requires the development of biodegradable, biocompatible, non-toxic, site-specific drug delivery polymers which can be easily coupled with drugs to be delivered orally, topically, locally or parenterally. The use of the most abundant biopolymer, cellulose, along with its ...

Author(s)
Bhanu Malhotra; Harsha Kharkwal; Yadav, M. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structural and functional properties of glutamate dehydrogenases.

Glutamate dehydrogenases are homooligomeric enzymes that catalyse the reversible oxidative deamination of glutamate to 2-oxoglutarate, thereby linking nitrogen metabolism and the tricarboxylic acid cycle. Four different classes of the enzyme are known in microbes that differ in size and cofactor...

Author(s)
Brown, S.; Simcock, D. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter

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