Special Issue on Bioactive Compounds in Nutraceutical and Functional Food

Submission Deadline: Mar. 10, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Kumari Kavita Sharma
      Department of Chemistry, Idaho State University, Idaho, USA
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Neelima Mahato
      School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan-si, South Korea
  • Introduction

    The special Issue is focused on bioactive compounds, which are widely used in different industries such as pharmaceutical, food processing, for the manufacturing of the drug, nutraceutical, cosmetics, etc. different processes are involved in the processing of bioactive from the source to the industries. New techniques and sophisticated techniques are used for the purification and characterization of bioactive compound from different sources such as plant, marine organisms, and microorganisms. Recently, there has been lots of research looking into the utilization of the fruits and vegetable wastes as a good and cheap source for the bioactive compounds. The bioactive compounds possess a different kind of bioactivities such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antidepressant, etc. Apart from bioactive compounds used in biological activities. Bioactive compounds from fermented food lower the risks of several cancers including breast, prostate, and colon, and cardiovascular disease and improve bone health.
    The biological activities of the bioactive compounds are based on the lead or the privileged scaffold present in the structure. The different scaffolds present in natural bioactive compounds are indole, purine, chromone, coumarin, benzothiphene, lactone, etc. These privileged scaffolds modify into multiple molecules for having different bioactivity. Some of the bioactive compounds in large quantity have an adverse effect on health. Recently, bioactive compounds are widely used in green chemistry, nanotechnology, and metal chelation.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Flavonoids
    2. Agricultural waste
    3. Antioxidant activity
    4. Bioreduction
    5. Fermented food
    6. Biogenic amines

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.ijaas.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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