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Title Phytochemistry of fruits and vegetables / edited by F.A. Tomás-Barberán and R.J. Robins
Edition [First edition]
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997


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Description xii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Proceedings of the Phytochemical Society of Europe ; 41
Annual proceedings of the Phytochemical Society of Europe ; no. 41
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Phytochemistry of fruit and vegetables -- 2. Carotenoids from fruit and vegetables -- 3. Molecular interactions of phenolic compounds in relation to the colour fruit and vegetables -- 4. Phenolic compounds and oxidative mechanisms in fruit and vegetables -- 5. Astringency -- 6. Fruit aroma precursors with special reference to phenolics -- 7. Aroma biochemistry of fruit and vegetables -- 8. The psychology of food choice: the influence of attitudes and flavour perception -- 9. Coumarins in frut and vegetabvles -- 10. Physical and physiological changes in minimally processed fruit and vegetables -- 11. Role of phytoalexins and other antimicrobial compounds from fruits and vegetables in post-harvest disease resistance -- 12. ACC oxidase gene family: Characterization and down regulation by genetic manipulation -- 13. Options for the genetic manipulation of astringent and antinutritional metabolites in fruit and vegetables -- 14. Gibberellins and fruit development -- 15. The possible role of antioxidants in fruit and vegetables in protecting against coronary heart disease -- 16. Potentially anticarcinogenic secondary metabolites from fruit and vegetables -- 17. Toxic compounds from fruit and vegetables. An ecological overview
Notes Revised versions of papers presented at the International Symposium on Phytochemistry of Fruit and Vegetables, held in Murcia, Spain, Sept. 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Botanical chemistry -- Congresses.
Fruit -- Composition -- Congresses.
Fruit -- Physiology -- Congresses.
Vegetables -- Composition -- Congresses.
Vegetables -- Physiology -- Congresses.
Author Robins, Richard J.
Tomas-Barberan, F. A. (Francisco A.)
International Symposium of Phytochemistry of Fruit and Vegetables (1995 : Murcia, Spain)
LC no. 96009372
ISBN 0198577907 (hbk.)