Introduction to Food Toxicology (Food Science and Technology 2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Food Toxicology (Food Science and Technology 2nd Revised edition)

By: Takayuki Shibamoto (author), Leonard F. Bjeldanes (author)Hardback

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The rapidly expanding field of food safety includes many new developments in the understanding of the entire range of toxic compounds found in foods -- whether naturally occuring or having been introduced by industry or food processing methods. This second edition of Introduction to Food Toxicology explores these development while continuing to provide a core understanding of the basic principles of food toxicology. *New information on: --Solid-phase extraction, immuno assay, and LC/MS --Mechanisms of regulation of xenobiotic activation and deactivation --Developments in the modes of action and impact of natural toxins in food plants --A comprehensive review of the issues surrounding dioxins --The function of antioxidants and their toxicological aspects --Acrylamide, its occurrence, toxicity and regulation on its use --Phytochemicals, their beneficial effects and the modes of action of this growing group of nutraceuticals from food plants --Diet and drug interactions

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  • publication date: 08/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780123742865
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780123742865
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 0123742862
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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