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Title Phytochemicals as bioactive agents / edited by Wayne R. Bidlack [and three others]
Published Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic ; Cambridge : Woodhead, 2000
Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2000]


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Description xxi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents: Ch.1. Srategies for the discovery of bioactive phytochemicals. Ch.2. QSAR and molecular modeling of bioactive phyto-phenolics. Ch.3. Chemoprevention by phytochemical modifiers of carcinogen metabolism. Ch.4. Clinical trial design for evaluating phytochemical bioactivity. Ch.5. The use of fermentable fibers to manage the gastrointestinal ecosystem. Ch.6. Phytoantimicrobial (PAM) agents as multifunctional food additives. Ch.7. The protective effect of tea on cancer, human evidence. Ch.8. Effect of genistein on growth of human breast cancer cells in vitro and in vivo. Ch.8. Cancer prevention by carotenoids and curcumin. Ch.10. Alfalfa saponins, chemistry and application. Ch.11. Saw palmetto, critical review, chemistry and application. Ch.12. Effect of garlic on serum cholesterol levels. Ch.13. Bioactives in rice bran and rice bran oil. Ch.14. Designing functional foods to enhance health
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Antineoplastic agents.
Botanical chemistry.
Diseases -- Chemoprevention.
Diseases -- Nutritional aspects.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
QSAR (Biochemistry)
Author Bidlack, Wayne R., editor
LC no. 00002130
ISBN 1566767881