Jean Guy LeBlanc


Dr. Jean Guy LeBlanc, PhD in Biochemistry (U. Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina), MSc and BSc in Biochemistry (U. Moncton, Canada), is an Independent Researcher (CERELA-CONICET, Argentina) and a post-graduate teacher (Faculty of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy, U. Nacional Tucumán, Argentina). His principle areas of study include the use of lactic acid bacteria to increase bioactive compounds (vitamins, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, etc.) for the fermentation of foods or as bio-pharmaceuticals to treat and prevent vitamin deficiencies, inflammatory diseases and some types of cancer. He has edited 4 books, published 80 peer-reviewed articles and 27 book chapters and has participated in 125 works in scientific meetings.

2books edited

3chapters authored

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B-group vitamins are involved in numerous metabolic reactions and their widespread deficiency can cause a large series of health problems. The aim of this book is to provide an update on the current use and perspectives of B-group vitamins. Novel methods to detect folates in pregnant women, the use and role of folate dentistry, the use of genotype notification to modify food intake behavior, thiamin metabolism in Archaea and its role in plants and in crop improvement, the use of riboflavin in blood safety and niacin in metabolic stress and resistance in dairy cows are some of the subjects that are described in this multitopic book written by authors from seven different countries.

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