Natural products are sought after by the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, and research continues into their potential for new applications. Extraction of natural products in an economic and environmentally-friendly way is of high importance to all industries involved.
This book presents a holistic and in-depth view of the techniques available for extracting natural products, with modern and more environmentally-benign methods, such as ultrasound and supercritical fluids discussed alongside conventional methods. Examples and case studies are presented, along with the decision-making process needed to determine the most appropriate method. Where appropriate, scale-up and process integration is discussed.
Relevant to researchers in academia and industry, and students aiming for either career path, Natural Product Extraction presents a handy digest of the current trends and latest developments in the field with concepts of Green Chemistry in mind.
Royal Society of Chemistry; May 2013
- ISBN: 9781849737579
- Edition: 1
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- Title: Natural Product Extraction
- Author: Maria Angela Meireles (contrib.); Miguel Palma (contrib.); Farid Chemat (contrib.); Emilie Destandau (contrib.); Feliciano Priego Capote (contrib.); Elena Ibanez (contrib.); Mara E M Braga (contrib.); Maria Jose Cocero (contrib.); Xiao Wang (contrib.); Julian Martinez (contrib.); Anne Meyer (contrib.); Camila Pereira (contrib.); James H Clark (ed.); Mauricio A Rostagno (ed.); Juliana M Prado (ed.); George Kraus (ed.); Andrzej Stankiewicz (ed.); Peter Seidl (ed.); Yuan Kou (ed.)
Imprint: Royal Society of Chemistry
In The Press
This book gives an in-depth review of the state-of-the-art techniques for the extraction and processing of natural productsand the factors influencing the performance of the process. The book incorporates a number or very useful case-studies. This book is recommended to chemists, chemical-, bio-, food- and environmental engineers working in the academic or industrial sectors. The book may be used well in the training of students in green chemical courses.
About The Author
Dr Rostagno is an analytical chemist based at the University of Campinas, Brazil. His research interests include modern extraction and analysis technqiues and materials, phytochemicals and natural products.