Food Chemistry & Science

Food Science
Research and Technology

Editor: A. K. Haghi, PhD

Food Science

Available now.
Pub Date: December 2011
Hardback Price: $119.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781926895017
Pages: 131 pp. with index
Binding Type: hardcover

Food Science: Research and Technology presents a broad selection of new research in food science and reflects the diversity of recent advances in the field. It provides a broad perspective that will be highly useful to scientists and engineers as well as to graduate students in this dynamic field.

Chapters include a study on the use of microbial enzymes for flavor and production in food production; studies of various natural foods, including litchi (lychee), pinto beans, and chickpeas; the content and antioxidant activity of dried plants; new applications of galactosidases in food products, a study of the medicinal properties of edible mushrooms, and more.

• Preface
• Microbial Enzymes for Flavor, Dairy and Baking Industries
• Membrane Technology Applied in Food Processing: General and Applications in Vegetable Oil Refining
• Efficient Extraction and Utilization of Litchi (Litchi Sinensis Sonn.) Fruit
• Extraction, Composition and Functional Properties of Pectin from Chickpea Husk
• Total Phenolic, Flavonoids, Tannin Content and Antioxidant Activity of Dried Plants Garcinia Mangostana Linn. and Garcinia Atroviridis Griff. Ex T. Anders
• An Overview of Tenderness and Tenderization Methods of Meat and Meat Products
• Procyanidins Improve Some Disrupted Glucose Homoestatic Situations: An Analysis of Doses and Treatments According to Different Animal Models
• Advances and Applications of Galactosidases in Food Products
• Medicinal Properties of Edible Mushrooms
• Ferulic Acid Content and Antioxidant Capacity in Pinto Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.) Varieties
• Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Fishery Products
• Index

About the Authors / Editors:
Editor: A. K. Haghi, PhD
Associate Member of University of Ottawa, Canada; Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering; Editor-In-Chief, Polymers Research Journal

Dr. A. K. Haghi holds a BSc in urban and environmental engineering from University of North Carolina (USA); a MSc in mechanical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (USA); a DEA in applied mechanics, acoustics and materials from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France); and a PhD in engineering sciences from Université de Franche-Comté (France). He is the author and editor of 65 books as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings.

Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as a professor at several universities.

He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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