Leila Queiroz Zepka

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria

Prof. Leila Queiroz Zepka is currently associate professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Santa Maria. She has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience She is a technical and scientific consultant of several companies, agencies and scientific journals. She has 420 publications/communications which include 8 books, 30 book chapters, 70 original research papers, 300 research communications in international and national conferences and has registered 10 patents. Her research interest includes microalgal biotechnology with emphasis on biomolecules and natural pigments.

2books edited

6chapters authored

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The book "Progress in Carotenoid Research" presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the biology, biochemistry, and chemistry of carotenoids. Divided into 14 discrete parts, this book covers topics on basic science and applied technology of carotenoid molecules. This book provides an insight into future developments in each field and has an extensive bibliography. It will be an essential resource for researchers and academic and industry professionals in the natural pigment field.

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