Phytochemicals in Vegetables: A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds

 
 
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Phytochemical compounds are secondary metabolites that plants usually synthesize for their own protection from pests and diseases. Phytochemical biosynthesis is also triggered under specific environmental conditions. They cannot be classified as essential

  • Englisch
  • Sharjah
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  • Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
  • 4,17 MB
978-1-68108-739-9 (9781681087399)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
  • Intro
  • CONTENTS
  • FOREWORD
  • PREFACE
  • List of Contributors
  • Root Vegetables as a Source of Biologically Active Agents - Lesson from Soil
  • Dejan S. Stojkovic, Marija S. Smiljkovic, Marina Z. Kostic and Marina D. Sokovic*
  • INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS: ROOT VEGETABLES
  • Potato
  • Celeriac
  • Turnips
  • Taro
  • Radish
  • Beetroot
  • Parsley
  • Parsnip
  • Yam
  • Salsify
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • REFERENCES
  • Effects of Pre- and Post-Harvest, Technological and Cooking Treatments on Phenolic Compounds of the Most Important Cultivated Vegetables of the Genus Allium
  • Rosa Perez-Gregorioa, Ana Sofia Rodriguesb,c and Jesus Simal-Gandara*, d
  • PHENOLIC ANTIOXIDANTS IN THE GENUS ALLIUM
  • ALLIUM CHEMISTRY: PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY DETERMINATION
  • GENETIC FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DISTRIBUTION OF PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS IN ALLIUM
  • PRE-HARVEST EFFECTS ON PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS
  • POST-HARVEST EFFECTS ON PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS
  • EFFECTS OF INDUSTRIAL TREATMENTS ON PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS
  • EFFECTS OF COOKING TREATMENTS ON PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS
  • CONCLUSIONS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF PHENOLIC RICHNESS IN ALLIUM
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • REFERENCES
  • Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as a Source of Natural Antioxidants
  • Ryszard Amarowicz1,* and Ronald B. Pegg2
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Content of Total Phenolics, Flavonoids, and Tannins in Bean Seeds
  • Composition of Phenolic Acids and Flavonoids in Beans
  • Antioxidant Activity of Bean Seeds or Their Extracts
  • Changes in the Content of Phenolic Compounds in Bean Seeds during Technological Processing and Germination
  • Changes in the Antioxidant Potential of Bean Seeds during Technological Processing and Germination
  • CONCLUDING REMARKS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTERETS
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • REFERENCES
  • Phytochemicals Content and Health Effects of Cultivated and Underutilized Species of the Cucurbitaceae Family
  • Nikolaos Tzortzakis1,*, Antonios Chrysargyris and Spyridon A. Petropoulos2
  • INTRODUCTION
  • MELON
  • Introduction
  • Fruit Chemical Composition
  • Seeds and Oils Composition
  • Other Uses
  • Health Effects and Bioactive Properties
  • Fruit
  • Seeds and Seed Oils
  • Bioactive Properties
  • Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Activity
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Antiulcer Activity
  • Anticancer Activity
  • Diuretic-Nephroprotective Effects
  • Antidiabetic Activity
  • Cardiovascular Effects
  • Antimicrobial Activity
  • Immunomodulatory Effect
  • WATERMELON
  • Introduction
  • Fruit Chemical Composition
  • Seeds and Seed Oils Composition
  • Other Uses
  • Health Effects and Bioactive Properties
  • Fruit
  • Seed and Seed Oils
  • Bioactive Properties
  • Antidiabetic Activity
  • Anti-Hyperglycaemic Activity
  • Antihyperlipidemic Activity
  • Anti-hypertensive Effects
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Cardiovascular Effects
  • Diuretic Effects
  • Anticancer Activity
  • Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Activity
  • Antiulcer Activity
  • Hepatoprotective Effects
  • Antianemia Effects
  • Reproduction System Effects
  • CUCUMBER
  • Chemical Composition
  • Health Effects
  • CUCURBITA
  • Chemical Composition of the Main Cultivated Species
  • Health Effects
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Antidiabetic Effects
  • Cardiovascular System Effects
  • Anticancer Effects
  • Anthelminthic Effects
  • Hepatoprotective effects
  • Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulation Effects
  • Antimicrobial Effects
  • Other Effects
  • Toxic Effects
  • Other Uses
  • OTHER SPECIES (GOURDS)
  • Chemical Composition
  • Health Effects
  • CONCLUSION REMARKS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • REFERENCES
  • Phytochemicals in Asteraceae Leafy Vegetables
  • Maria Gonnellaa,*, Massimiliano Rennaa,b, Massimiliano D'Imperioa, Giulio Testonec and Donato Gianninoc
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PHYTOCHEMICALS
  • Phenolics
  • Terpenoids
  • Carotenoids
  • Sesquiterpene Lactones
  • Nutritional and Health Effects
  • Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability
  • FACTORS AFFECTING THE PHYTOCHEMICAL CONTENTS
  • Pre-Harvest Treatments
  • Post-Harvest Treatments
  • GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES FOR BIOFORTIFICATION
  • CONCLUSION
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Headspace Analysis of Volatile Compounds From Fruits of Selected Vegetable Species of Apiaceae Family
  • Milica G. Acimovic1,*, Mirjana T. Cvetkovic2, Jovana M. Stankovic2, Vele V. Tesevic3 and Marina M. Todosijevic3
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Parsley (Petroselinum crispum L.)
  • Celery (Apium graveolens L.)
  • Carrot (Daucus carota L.)
  • Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa L.)
  • Lovage (Levisticum officinale Koch.)
  • Angelica (Angelica archangelica L.)
  • CONCLUSION
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Anticancer Properties of Apiaceae
  • Milica G. Acimovic1,*, Milica M. Rat2, Vele V. Tesevic3 and Nevena S. Dojcinovic2
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CARAWAY
  • DILL
  • ANISE
  • FENNEL
  • CORIANDER
  • CELERY
  • LOVAGE
  • CARROT
  • PARSLEY
  • ANGELICA
  • CUMIN
  • CHERVIL
  • ERYNGO
  • CONCLUSION
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Phytochemicals, Functionality and Breeding for Enrichment of Cole Vegetables (Brassica oleracea L.)
  • Saurabh Singh1,*, Rajender Singh2, Prerna Thakur3 and Raj Kumar4
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CAROTENOIDS
  • Carotenoid Biosynthetic Genes in Brassica Vegetables
  • Carotenoid Rich Breeding in Brassica Oleracea
  • TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
  • ANTHOCYANINS
  • Anthocyanins regulatory genes/enzymes and enrichment breeding in Brassica
  • Glucosinolates
  • The Biosynthetic Pathway of Glucosinolates
  • Elongation of Side Chain
  • Phenolic Compounds
  • Structure
  • Content
  • Improvement strategies
  • Ontogenetic Development of Flavonoids
  • Effect of Nitrogen
  • Thermal Treatments
  • Identification of Genes
  • CONCLUSION
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Solanaceae: A Family Well-known and Still Surprising
  • Blanka Svobodová and Vlastimil Kubán*
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CAPSICUM GENUS
  • Chemical Constituents in Genus Capsicum
  • Capsaicinoids and Capsinoids
  • Carotenoids
  • Vitamins
  • Phenolic Compounds
  • Antimicrobial Plant Peptides
  • Biological Activity in Genus Capsicum
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Anti-Inflammatory Activity
  • Anticancer Activity
  • Antimicrobial Activity
  • Anti-Obesity Activity
  • Other Biological Activities
  • PHYSALIS GENUS
  • Chemical Constituents in Genus Physalis
  • Withasteroids
  • Biological Activity in Genus Physalis
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • SOLANUM GENUS
  • Chemical Constituents in Genus Solanum
  • Carotenoids
  • Vitamins
  • Glycoalkaloids
  • Phenolic Compounds
  • Other Compounds
  • Biological Activity in Genus Solanum
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Impact on Health of Artichoke and Cardoon Bioactive Compounds: Content, Bioaccessibility, Bioavailability, and Bioactivity
  • Isabella D'Antuono1, Francesco Di Gioia2,*, Vito Linsalata1, Erin N. Rosskopf3 and Angela Cardinali1
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ARTICHOKE AND CARDOON BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS
  • Chemistry and Biosynthesis of Polyphenols
  • Inulin
  • Sesquiterpene Lactones
  • FACTORS INFLUENCING ARTICHOKE AND CARDOON BIOACTIVE COMPOUND CONTENT
  • Physiological Stage, Tissue, and Genotypic Variations
  • Polyphenols
  • Inulin
  • Harvesting Time, Environmental, and Pre-harvest Agronomic Factors
  • Post-Harvest and Processing Factors
  • PHYSIOLOGICAL FATE
  • Bioaccessibility
  • Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics
  • HEALTH PROMOTING ACTIVITIES OF ARTICHOKE AND CARDOON POLYPHENOLS
  • Antioxidant Effect
  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects
  • Hypocholesterolemic Effects
  • Hypoglycemic Effect
  • Anticancer Effect
  • CONCLUDING REMARKS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • REFERENCES
  • Phytochemicals Content and Health Effects of Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra)
  • Spyridon A. Petropoulos1,*, Sofia Plexida1, Nikolaos Tzortzakis2 and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira3
  • INTRODUCTION
  • TAXONOMY OF THE SPECIES
  • CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
  • Pods
  • Seeds
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • Volatile Compounds of Okra Parts
  • Anti-Nutrients
  • Postharvest Preservation and Innovative Techniques
  • HEALTH EFFECTS AND BIOACTIVE PROPERTIES
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Hepatoprotective Effects
  • Anticancer Activities
  • Antihypoxic, Antifatigue Activities
  • Antimicrobial Activities
  • Antidiabetic Properties
  • Anticholesterolemic-Antihyperlipidemic Effects
  • Immunomodulatory ffects
  • Neuroprotective Effects
  • Other Health Effects
  • OTHER USES
  • CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • Phytochemical, Nutritional and Pharmacological Properties of Unconventional Native Fruits and Vegetables from Brazil
  • Maria Fernanda Frankelin, Tatiane Francielli Vieira, Jessica Amanda Andrade Garcia, Rubia Carvalho Gomes Correa, Antonio Roberto Giriboni Monteiro, Adelar Bracht and Rosane Marina Peralta*
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Cubiu (Solanum sessiliflorum Dunal)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Cubiu
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies on Cubiu
  • Jambu (Acmella oleracea)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Jambu
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies of Jambu
  • Pequi (Caryocar sp.)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Pequi
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies on Pequi
  • Baru (Dipteryx lata)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Baru
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies of Baru
  • Ora-Pro-Nobis (Pereskia sp.)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Ora-Pro-Nobis
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies of Ora-Pro-Nobis
  • Pinhão (Brazilian Pine, Araucaria angustifolia)
  • Nutritional Characteristics of Pinhão
  • Health Effects and Ethnopharmacological Studies of Pinhão
  • CONCLUDING REMARKS
  • CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • AUTHOR INDEX
  • SUBJECT INDEX

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