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Betalains: Biomolecular Aspects

Authors: Akbar Hussain, Erum, Sadiq, Zubi, Zia-Ul-Haq, Muhammad

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  • Presents comprehensive and well-structured coverage of all aspects of betalains, from their chemical structure to their uses in food products
  • Covers the biosynthesis, structure, stability, extraction, and health benefits of betalains, marking the first reference work on this under-researched and extremely useful plant
  • Outlines Betalain uses and stability in food products, including use as a natural coloring agent and safety specifics
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About this book

This unique text provides comprehensive coverage of betalains, outlining the specific makeup and uses of this plant. The chapters provide deep insight into the biosynthesis, structures, pharmacokinetics, stability, extraction, health benefits and occurrence in nature of betalains. As the first major reference work to focus specifically on betalains, this book serves as an important reference for any researcher looking for insights into the use of betalains as functional foods, food coloring agents, and nutraceuticals. 
Betalains: Biomolecular Aspects outlines the chemical structure of betalains, including their occurrence in nature. The utilization of of these plants as natural color in food and beverages is covered in depth, as are the intake and secretion of betalains in the human body. The various factors affecting the stability of betalains are described, including their stability when used in food products. Current health related uses for these plants are outlined, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory uses. The isolation and purification of these plants, plus analysis techniques, are outlined. In providing extensive coverage of betalains and their uses, this text presents a singular work which is of major value for a wide range of researchers. 

About the authors

Dr. Erum Akbar Hussain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Lahore College for Women University in Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Zubi Sadiq is a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry at Lahore College for Women University in Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq is a Senior Manager for University Industry Linkages and Technology Transfer in the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization at Lahore College for Women University in Lahore, Pakistan

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-95624-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-95623-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-07073-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Betalains: Biomolecular Aspects
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-95624-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-95624-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-95623-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-07073-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 187
Number of Illustrations
23 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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