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Cover for Pomegranate bioactive compounds and health.

This chapter provides information on the ethnobotany and traditional medicine, chemical composition (such as phenolic compounds, tannins, flavonoids, anthocyanins, fatty acids, and alkaloids), functional/health benefit, and drug interaction of pomegranate.

Author(s)
Asgary, S.; Azadeh, Z.; Dodman, S.; Soleymani, A.; Mirjalili, M. H.; Farzaei, M. H.; Hoseinzadeh-Chahkandak, F.; Hozeifi, S.; Jasemi, E.; Keshvari, M.; Lorigooini, Z.; Momtaz, S.; Pourbagher-Shahri, A. M.; Rahimi, R.; Sedaghat, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter presents the history of apple cider production and industry in the USA. It also describes the classification of cider apple cultivars and the quantification of cider apple juice titratable acidity and tannin levels.

Author(s)
Alexander, T. R.; Valliere, B. L. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245493)
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 Soil chemical composition modifies the morpho-physiological responses of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosopis strombulifera</i>, a halophyte native to South America.

In some salty areas of South America, and especially in central Argentina, high levels of sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) are found together with sodium chloride (NaCl). Plant species show differences in their susceptibility to growth in the presence of these salts. Some studies showed that Na2SO4 may...

Author(s)
Reginato, M.; Llanes, A.; Luna, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immunization and tannins in livestock enteric methane amelioration.

The complexity of the rumen microbial ecosystem supports the efficient conversion of various carbohydrates to volatile fatty acids for fulfilling host energy requirement via stepwise disposal of hydrogen (H2) through the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane (CH4). Although, this mechanism...

Author(s)
Uyeno, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antioxidant properties of singlet oxygen suppressors.

This chapter is organized into five topics: (i) redox misbalance, discussing the interaction of light of different wavelengths with different organisms inducing the formation of reactive oxygen species with an emphasis on singlet oxygen; (ii) singlet oxygen: general properties, detection methods...

Author(s)
Uchoa, A. F.; Severino, D.; Baptista, M. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642338)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chemistry.

This chapter presents the nutritional (protein, carbohydrates, lipids, minerals, vitamins and fibre) and antinutritional (tannins and saponins) components of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) seeds, and describes the utilization of quinoa as fodder and food with regard to presence of these components....

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antioxidants: their health benefits and plant sources.

This book chapter describes the sources of natural antioxidants, the 3 antioxidant enzymes which play significant roles in protecting cells from oxidative stress (superoxide dismutase, catalase and glutathione peroxidase), and the various antioxidant phytochemicals (anthocyanins, flavonoids,...

Author(s)
Singh, R. L.; Sapna Sharma; Pankaj Singh
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643632)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Naturally inherent plant toxicants: introduction and non-glycosidic compounds.

In this chapter, the relation of secondary metabolites to poisonous effects of plants is discussed. The secondary plant metabolites include compounds from many different structural classes. Toxic and anti-nutritional agents are found within the following, among others: macromolecular polyphenolic...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter

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