Quality of Fresh and Processed Foods

Author: Fereidoon Shahidi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780306480713
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Quality is a composite term encompassing many characteristics of foods. These include color, aroma, texture, general nutrition, shelf-life, stability, and possible presence of undesirable constituents. Obviously deterioration of quality may lead to changes in the attributes that characterize the food in its fresh or freshly processed state. In addition, quality enhancement of products may be carried out using appropriate processing techniques. Interaction of different components present with one another could have a profound effect on sensory quality of products. Meanwhile, presence of extraneous matter such as pesticides and debris may also contribute to a compromise in the quality of foods. In addition, processing often brings about changes in many attributes of food including its nutritional value. Thus, examination of process-induced changes in food products is important. In this book, a cursory account of quality attributes of fresh and processed foods is provided. The book is of interest to food scientists, nutritionists and biochemists in academia, government and industry.

Kainate Receptors

Author: Antonio Rodriguez-Moreno
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441995575
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
This volume critically examines the functional actions of the kainate‐type glutamate receptors (KARs). Following on from the larger body of work on the NMDA‐ and AMPA-type ionotropic glutamate receptors (GluRs), studies with KARs have consistently thrown up exceptions to general rules about synaptic modulation. Contributors herein provide an insight to the idiosyncracies that now almost typify the KAR field. The fascinating insights provided in this volume serve to encourage searching mechanistic questions.

Biochemical Roles of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules

Author: Abhijit Chakrabarti
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319112805
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
Consists of critical reviews and original research papers from the 2014 International Symposium on the "Biochemical Role of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules". Topics covered include: · neurochemical and biochemical analysis of cell surface glycoconjugates · membrane skeletal organization · GPCRs and other receptors · biophysical approaches to study membrane interactions · glycoconjugate metabolism · dysregulation · molecular mechanisms involved in cell-cell and cell-matrix interaction · glycans in infectious and neurological diseases · cancer and glycosyltransferases as drug targets.

Protecting Infants through Human Milk

Author: Larry K. Pickering
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306485886
Format: PDF
Download Now
Protecting Infants through Human Milk: Advancing the Scientific Evidence provides a forum in which basic scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, and policy makers exchange the latest findings regarding the effects of human milk and breastfeeding on infant and maternal health, thereby fostering new and promising collaborations. This volume also integrates data from animal and in vitro laboratory studies with clinical and population studies to examine human milk production and composition, the mechanisms of infant protection and/or risk from human milk feeding, and proposed interventions related to infant feeding practices. Additionally, it stimulates critical evaluation of, and advances in, the scientific evidence base and research methods, and identifies the research priorities in various areas.

Chemical Glycobiology Monitoring Glycans and Their Interactions

Author:
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128144203
Format: PDF
Download Now
Chemical Glycobiology, Part B, Volume 598, the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume is the second release on chemical glycobiology. Presents an updated volume in this regular series Covers research on chemical glycobiology

Microbial Glycobiology

Author: Anthony P Moran
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080923246
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
This book presents in an easy-to-read format a summary of the important central aspects of microbial glycobiology, i.e. the study of carbohydrates as related to the biology of microorganisms. Microbial glycobiology represents a multidisciplinary and emerging area with implications for a range of basic and applied research fields, as well as having industrial, medical and biotechnological implications. Individual chapters provided by leading international scientists in the field yield insightful, concise and stimulating reviews Provides researchers with an overview and synthesis of the latest research Each chapter begins with a brief 200 word Summary/Abstract detailing the topic and focus of the chapter, as well as the concepts to be addressed Allows researchers to see at a glance what each chapter will cover Each chapter includes a Research Focus Box Identifies important problems that still need to be solved and areas that require further investigation

Biotechnology

Author: Rolf D. Schmid
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527335153
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Now presented in large format, the new Schmid is the ideal primer in biotechnology. The two-page layout with one page being a full color figure and the opposite page being explanatory text is the ideal combination between rapid visual-based learning with in depth information.

Biochemical Roles of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules

Author: Perumana R. Sudhakaran
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461433819
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
Cell surface molecules are critically important in regulating cell structure and function. Recent advances on the functional role of cell surface molecules, particularly glycoconjugates are presented in this book. Comprising of 22 chapters from the 2011 International Symposium on Biochemical Roles of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules, it covers topics on the analysis of glycome, biophysical approaches to study cell surface molecules, glycoconjugate metabolism and its dysregulation, and molecular mechanisms involved in cell-cell and cell–matrix interaction.