Phenolic Compounds - Natural Sources, Importance and Applications

Phenolic compounds as a large class of metabolites found in plants have attracted attention since long time ago due to their properties and the hope that they will show beneficial health effects when taken as dietary supplements. This book presents the state of the art of some of the natural sources...

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Main Author: Maria del Rosario Garcia-Mateos
Other Authors: Mariana Palma-Tenango, Marcos Soto-Hernandez
Format: eBook
Published: IntechOpen 2017
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Collection: Directory of Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Phenolic compounds as a large class of metabolites found in plants have attracted attention since long time ago due to their properties and the hope that they will show beneficial health effects when taken as dietary supplements. This book presents the state of the art of some of the natural sources of phenolic compounds, for example, medicinal plants, grapes or blue maize, as well as the modern methods of extraction, quantification, and identification, and there is a special section discussing the treatment, removal, and degradation of phenols, an important issue in those phenols derived from the pharmaceutical or petrochemical industries.
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (456 p.)
ISBN:9789535129578
9789535129585