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Bioactive Compounds in Nutraceutical and Functional Food for Good Human Health

Edited by Kavita Sharma

Idaho State University


Kanchan Mishra

Yeungnam University

Kula Kamal Senapati

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

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Corina Danciu

Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Bioactive compounds are abundant in nature, particularly in plants, which have the capacity to synthesize phenolics, flavonoids, caffeine, carotenoids, and much more. Different bioactive compounds can change or alter the life process due to their different biological activities. This book examines bioactive compounds and their sources, structures, and potential uses in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, medicine, cosmetics, and food processing.

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Bioactive Compounds in Nutraceutical and Functional Food for Good Human HealthEdited by Kavita Sharma

Published: April 7th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78846

ISBN: 978-1-83880-888-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-887-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-889-1

Copyright year: 2021

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4904 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Bioactive Molecules from Medicinal Plants as Functional Foods (Biscuits) for the Benefit of Human Health as Antidiabetic Potential

By Ashwini Devaraj and Gayathri Mahalingam


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2. Bioactive Molecules from Indian Medicinal Plants as Possible Candidates for the Management of Neurodegenerative Disorders

By Uma Ranjan Lal and Snigdha Lal


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3. Phytochemical and Nutritional Studies in the Genus Abelmoschus Medik

By Ashwini Venkatrao Mohite and Rajaram Vithoba Gurav


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4. Plant-Derived Compounds against Microbial Infections and Cancers

By Gabin Thierry M. Bitchagno, Vaderament-A. Nchiozem-Ngnitedem, Nadine Tseme Wandji, Guy Cedric T. Noulala, Serge Alain T. Fobofou and Bruno Ndjakou Lenta


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5. Role of Tea Polyphenols in Metabolic Syndrome

By Telma Angelina Faraldo Corrêa, Adriana Campos Rozenbaum and Marcelo Macedo Rogero


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6. Nutraceuticals of Tea (Camellia sinensis) for Human Health

By Kula Kamal Senapati


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7. Alkaloids and Their Pharmacology Effects from Zanthoxylum Genus

By Nguyen Xuan Nhiem, Pham Minh Quan and Nguyen Thi Hong Van


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8. Flavonoid-Mediated Modulation of CYP3A Enzyme and P-Glycoprotein Transporter: Potential Effects on Bioavailability and Disposition of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

By Muzaffar Iqbal


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9. Cardioprotective Effects of Cultivated Black Chokeberries (Aronia spp.): Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and Therapeutic Effects

By Valentina Buda, Minodora Andor, Antal Diana, Florina Ardelean, Ioana Zinuca Pavel, Cristina Dehelean, Codruta Soica, Roxana Folescu, Felicia Andrei and Corina Danciu


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10. Production of Medicinal Compounds from Endangered and Commercially Important Medicinal Plants through Cell and Tissue Culture Technology for Herbal Industry

By Hemant Sood


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11. Opium Alkaloids

By Mahluga Jafarova Demirkapu and Hasan Raci Yananli


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12. The Characteristics of Korean Traditional Post-Fermented Tea (Chungtaejeon)

By Doo-Gyung Moon


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13. The Importance of Tea in the Correlation between Caffeine and Health

By Burhan Başaran


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14. Agro-industrial By-Products from Amazonian Fruits: Use for Obtaining Bioproducts

By Russany Silva da Costa, Taís Vanessa Gabbay Alves, Raimundo Lopes da Silva, Lindalva Maria de Meneses Costa Ferreira, Roseane Maria Ribeiro Costa and José Otávio Carréra Silva


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15. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Camellia sinensis Extracts and Constituents: An Untamed Antioxidant Potential

By Douglas Vieira Thomaz


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16. Microorganisms as Alternative Sources of New Natural Products

By Lucía Ortega Cabello


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17. Cannabis Effect on Female Reproductive Health

By Somenath Ghosh


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18. Antioxidant Activity of Areca Nut to Human Health: Effect on Oral Cancer Cell Lines and Immunomodulatory Activity

By Liza Meutia Sari


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19. Health Benefits of Aqueous Extract of Black and Green Tea Leaves

By Zainab Khudhur Ahmad Al-Mahdi, Ruqaya M.J. Ewadh and Nada Khazal Kadhim Hindi


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