Enzymes in Human and Animal Nutrition: Principles and Perspectives

Enzymes in Human and Animal Nutrition: Principles and Perspectives

By: Carlos Nunes (author), Vikas Kumar (author)Paperback

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Enzymes in Human and Animal Nutrition is a detailed reference on enzymes covering detailed information on all relevant aspects fundamental for final use of enzymes in human and animal nutrition. Topics explored include selection, engineering and expression of microbial enzymes, effects of probiotics on enzymes in the digestive tract, potential new sources of enzymes, valorization of plant biomass by food and feed enzymes. Economics and intellectual property issues are also examined.

About Author

Dr. Carlos Simoes Nunes is a researcher with appointments at Estacao Zootecnica Nacional in Fonte Boa, Portugal, and at INRA in France. He heads the Veterinary Department of Luena, Angola and manages cattle farms, slaughter houses and a fish farm in Angola. He has worked extensively in industry as Group leaders at Hoffmann-la-Roche and DSM and is Invited Professor at Nancy University in France. Dr. Vikas Kumar develops and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Aquatic Animal Nutrition. His research interest revolves around nutrition and physiology of fish and shellfish. The main aim of his research is to develop nutritionally balanced, environmentally sound and cost-effective diet for commercial fish and shellfish culture.


Foreword Wouter Hendriks Introduction Mike Bedford Chapter 1. Selection, engineering and expression of microbial enzymes Patricia Poeta, A A Dias, Gilberto Igrejas, Vanessa Silva, Rui Bezerra, Carlos Simoes Nunes Chapter 2. Intellectual Property on selection, expression and production of enzymes Carlos Simoes Nunes Phytases Chapter 3. General Aspects of Phytases Vikas Kumar and Amit Kumar Sinha Chapter 4. Phytase in Animal Feed Nicholas Romano, Vikas Kumar Chapter 5. Perspectives of phytases in nutrition, biocatalysis and soil stabilization Michele Rigon Spier, Maite Rodrigues, Luana Paludo, Myriam Lorena Melgarejo Navarro Cerutti Depolymerizating Enzymes Chapter 6. Depolymerizating enzymes - cellulases Carlos Simoes Nunes Chapter 7. Laccases - properties and applications Carlos Simoes Nunes, Adinarayana Kunamneni Chapter 8. Amylases Shivendra Kumar, Srijit Chakravarty NSP Enzymes Chapter 9. Non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs) enzymes - General Aspects Habte-Michael Habte-Tsion, Vikas Kumar Chapter 10. Depolymerizating Enzymes in Human Food: Bakery, Dairy Products and Drinks Parisa Fallahi, Habte-Michael Habte-Tsion, Waldemar Rossi Jr Chapter 11. Perspectives of non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) enzymes in nutrition Habte-Michael Habte-Tsion, Vikas Kumar, Waldemar Rossi Jr Proteases Chapter 12. Proteases: General Aspects Petra Philipps-Wiemann Chapter 13. Proteases - Human Food Petra Philipps-Wiemann Chapter 14. Proteases - Animal Feed Petra Philipps-Wiemann Other Enzymes Chapter 15. Enzymes as Therapeutic Agents Adinarayana Kunamneni, Christian Ogaugwu, Diwakar Goli Chapter 16. Enzymes as direct decontaminating agents - mycotoxins Manjunath Manubolu, Lavanya Goodla, Kavitha Pathakoti, Kjell Malmloef Chapter 17. Enzymatic decontamination of antimicrobials, phenols, heavy metals, pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dyes and animal waste Carlos Simoes Nunes, Kjell Malmloef Chapter 18. Chitinases Carlos Simoes Nunes, Petra Philipps-Wiemann Enzymes and new or alternative food- and feedstuffs Chapter 19. Alternative and new sources of feedstuffs Nicholas Romano Chapter 20. Tyrosinases - Physiology, Pathophysiology and Applications Carlos Simoes Nunes, Kurt Vogel Chapter 21. Probiotics and enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract Carlos Simoes Nunes Chapter 22. Formulation of enzymes Carlos Simoes Nunes, Petra Philipps-Wiemann Chapter 23. Analytic of enzymes Kurt Vogel Chapter 24. Registration of food and feed additives (enzymes) in USA, Canada and China Carlos Simoes Nunes, Adinarayana Kunamneni, Vikas Kumar, Habte-Michael Habte-Tsion Chapter 25. Registration of food and feed additives - enzymes in the European Union Guido Rychen, Herve Toussaint Chapter 26. Economics of food and feed enzymes: status and perspectives David A. Guerrand Chapter 27. General perspectives of enzymes, environment preservation and scarce natural resources - conclusions Carlos Simoes Nunes

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  • ISBN13: 9780128054192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 590
  • ID: 9780128054192
  • weight: 1200
  • ISBN10: 0128054190

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