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By Debasis Bagchi, Francis C. Lau, Dilip K. Ghosh

ISBN-10: 1420087118

ISBN-13: 9781420087116

Sleek foodstuff biotechnology is now a billion-dollar undefined, generating useful meals and nutraceuticals that supply a complete host of elevated healthiness advantages, together with prevention opposed to disorder, and persistent and degenerative stipulations. Written via a workforce of top-tier researchers and scientists from around the globe, Biotechnology in sensible meals and Nutraceuticals brings you on top of things at the state of the art examine advances happening within the box. The publication starts with an outline of modern advances in biotechnology and their contributions to nutrition technology. It then examines the impression of genetic amendment on useful meals and explores quite a few facets of nutrition production know-how. This distinct source additionally supplies perception into caliber coverage and nutrients safeguard and an overview of the place the sphere presently stands on felony, social, and regulatory points of meals biotechnology. The publication rounds out its good insurance with a glance at destiny instructions within the functions of biotechnology to practical meals and nutraceuticals. Biotechnology in useful meals and Nutraceuticals is the 1st e-book of its sort to put useful meals and nutraceuticals within the broader context of rising applied sciences, making it a one-stop reference for nutrition and food scientists in addition to researchers within the sensible meals and nutraceuticals industries, nutritionists, dieticians, and complement brands.

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The three major concerns most commonly raised are that they represent a potential environmental hazard, they may pose a health risk to humans in the longer term, and they will be very costly. However, given the right approach and information, consumers can be convinced to accept GM foods that provide specific health benefits. A study conducted by Purdue University revealed that consumers may be willing to pay a premium for particular GM foods if they are informed about the health benefits that they may receive from eating those foods (Lusk, 2003).

Both cases were associated with a corresponding increase in galactose and glucose content, thus demonstrating the enzymatic hydrolysis of lactose during storage in the mammary gland. Newborn mice suckling low-lactose milk from these transgenic mice displayed growth patterns akin to mice suckling milk from nontransgenic control mice, indicating that the nutritional quality of the milk from these transgenic mice was not significantly changed. 2 Milk with Enriched Antimicrobial Protein, Lysozyme Lysozyme is a widespread antimicrobial protein that is found in the saliva, tears, and milk of all mammals (Jolles and Jolles, 1984).

2002). This protective action of soybean-derived food products is ascribed to the isoflavonoid content of soybean. This has led to an extensive research effort to biofortify more widely consumed foods such as vegetables, grains, and fruits with isoflavonoids in order to enhance the dietary intake of these compounds and thus their associated health benefits. Genistein, which is the backbone of all isoflavonoids, is produced from the dehydration of 2-hydroxyisoflavanone, which may occur spontaneously or through the catalytic action of dehydratase.

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