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Author Preedy, V. R

Title Tomatoes and Tomato Products : Nutritional, Medicinal and Therapeutic Properties
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (673 pages)
Contents Front cover; Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Contributors; PART 1: Characterization and Composition of Tomato Plant and Fruit; Body; Chapter 1: Tomatoes: Origin, Cultivation Techniquesand Germplasm Resources; Chapter 2: Cultivar and Agricultural Management on Lycopene and Vitamin C Contents inTomato Fruits; Chapter 3: Field Trials of Genetically Modified Tomato:Fruit Quality and Productivity; Chapter 4: Post-harvest Ripening of Tomato; Chapter 5: Tomato and Flavour; Chapter 6: Antioxidant Activity in Tomato: A Functionof Genotype; Chapter 7: Carotenoids in Tomato Plants
Chapter 16: Antioxidant Compound Studies in DifferentTomato CultivarsChapter 17: Antioxidant Activity of Fresh-cut Tomatoes: Effects of Minimal Processing and Maturity Stage at Harvest; Chapter 18: Tomato and Anticancer Properties of Saliva; Chapter 19: DNA Strand Breaks and Tomatoes; Chapter 20: Tomato Carotenoids and the IGF System in Cancer; Chapter 21: Tomato Paste and Benign ProstateHyperplasia; Chapter 22: Tomatoes and Components as Modulatorsof Experimental Prostate Carcinogenesis; Chapter 23: Tomato Juice, Prostate Cancer and Adenosine Deaminase Enzyme
Chapter 24: Effect of Tomato Juice on Prevention and Management of Lung Diseases: Cigarette Smoke-induced Emphysema in the Senescence-accelerated Mouse and Bronchial Asthma in HumanPART 3: Analysis and Methods; Chapter 25: Proteomics of Tomato Seed and Pollen; Chapter 26: Gene Transfer in Tomato and Detection of Transgenic Tomato Products; Chapter 27: Assaying Vitamins and Micronutrients in Tomato; Chapter 28: Methods for PCR and Gene Expression Studies in Tomato Plants; Chapter 29: DNA Analysis of Tomato Seeds in Forensic Evidence; Index; Color Plate Section; Back cover
Chapter 8: Tomato LectinChapter 9: Presence of Zingiberene and Curcumene inWild Tomato Leaves; Chapter 10: The Role of Intracellular and Secreted Purple Acid Phosphatases in Tomato Phosphate Nutrition; Chapter 11: Nutritional Characterization of Tomato Juices; Chapter 12: Acrylamide in Tomato Products; PART 2: Cellular and Metabolic Effects of Tomato and Related Products or Components; Chapter 13: Tomato Leaf Crude Extracts for Insects andSpider Mite Control; Chapter 14: Bioactive Polysaccharides from Tomato; Chapter 15: Ingestion of Tomato Products and Lycopene Isomers in Plasma
Summary The tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is a vegetable crop of the solanaceae family that originated in the Andean region of South America. It increased in popularity and was rapidly expanded into large-scale cultivation during the last half-century. They are rich in folates, potassium, fiber, and protein, but low in fat and calories
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Subject Tomato products -- Health aspects
Tomatoes -- Health aspects
Tomatoes -- Health aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1439843392