Kavita Sharma

Idaho State University

Dr. Kumari Kavita Sharma is a research assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, Idaho State University (ISU), holding a joint appointment with Idaho National Laboratory. She earned her doctorate in Molecular Biotechnology from Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. She holds a master’s in Analytical Chemistry and a bachelor’s in Chemistry from the India’s University of Pune. Before coming to ISU, she was an assistant professor in the School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, South Korea. Dr. Sharma is skilled in analytical instruments like HPLC, LC-MS, GC, NMR, UV-Visible spectroscopy, FTIR, and more. Her areas of research include life sciences, organic chemistry, and medicinal chemistry.

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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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