Polyphenols in Plants, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123984912
  • ISBN-13: 9780123984913
  • DDC: 572.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Polyphenols play key roles in the growth, regulation and structure of plants and vary widely within different plants. Stress, growth conditions and plant species modify polyphenol structure and content. Techniques to isolate as well as characterize polyphenols are reviewed. As some have adverse effects in mammals their toxicology will be carefully reviewed. Plant scientists and dietary supplement producers will be particularly interested in assessing polyphenol content and factors affecting their composition, to select sources and regulate environmental conditions affecting yield for more consistent and function dietary supplements.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Modification by Plant Growth and Environment.
2: Cultivar and Production Effects on Bioactive Polyphenols.
3: Plant Polyphenol Profiles as a Tool for Traceability and Valuable Support to Biodiversity.
4: Stress and Polyphenols in Plants.
5: Phenolic Compounds and Saponins in Plants Grown under Different Irrigation Regimes.
6: Lichen Phenolics Environmental Effects.
7: Plant Systems of Polyphenol Modification.
8: Modulation of Plant Endogenous Antioxidant Systems by Polyphenols.
9: Plant Polyphenols: Do They Control Freshwater Planktonic Nuisance Phototrophs?.
10: Isolation and Analysis of Polyphenol Structure.
11: Analysis Techniques for Polyphenols.
12: Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Polyphenols in Foods.
13: Novel Techniques Towards the Identification of Different Classes of Polyphenols.
14: Characterization of Polyphenolic Profile of Citrus Fruit by HPLC/PDA/ESI/MS-MS.
15: Isolation and Extraction Techniques.
16: Non-Extractable Polyphenols in Plant Foods: Nature, Isolation, and Analysis.
17: Resin Adsorption and Ion Exchange to Recover and Fractionate Polyphenols.
18: Polyphenolic Compounds from Flowers of Hibiscus: Characterization and Bioactivity.
19: Hydrothermal Processing on Phenols and Polyphenols in Vegetables.
20: Polyphenols Identification and Occurrence.
21: Improved Characterization of Polyphenols Using Liquid Chromatography.
22: Characterization and Quantification of Polyphenols in Fruits.
23: Determination of Polyphenols, Flavonoids, and Antioxidant Capacity in Dry Seeds.