Carotenoids as Colorants and Vitamin A Precursors

Carotenoids as Colorants and Vitamin A Precursors : Technological and Nutritional Applications

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Carotenoids as Colorants and Vitamin A Precursors: Technological and Nutritional Applications presents the application of carotenoids to food and to the feed of animals, poultry, fish, and birds. This book discusses the use of carotenoids in medicine, in the coloring of cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, and their unique role as photoconductors.

Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the growing preference for natural-type colors in countries around the world. This text then examines the potential level of use of various carotenoids in a variety of foods. Other chapters consider the types of carotenoids that are added to the diet of aquatic animals, which should be selected according to the species because of varying biosynthetic capabilities and expected final pigment content. This book discusses as well the mechanisms that control the assimilation and absorption of some carotenoids. The final chapter deals with determination of vitamin A value.

This book is a valuable resource for industrial chemists and aquaculturists.
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  • Hardback | 938 pages
  • 162.6 x 233.7 x 45.7mm | 1,496.87g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120828502
  • 9780120828500

Table of contents

List of Contributors.
Foreword.
Preface.
Natural Food Colors, J.C. Bauernfeind.
Carotenoids as Food Color, H. Klaui and J.C. Bauernfeind.
Oxycarotenoids in Poultry Feed, W.L. Marusich and J.C. Bauernfeind.
Carotenoids in Fish Feeds, K.L. Simpson, T. Katayama, and C.O. Chichester.
Carotenoids in Wild and Captive Birds, A.H. Brush.
Carotenes and Other Vitamin A Precursors in Animal Feed, J.C. Bauernfeind, C.R. Adams, and W.L. Marusich.
Carotenoids in Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Products, K. Munzel.
Carotenoids in Medical Applications, M.M. Mathews-Roth.
Carotenoids as Photoconductors, J.O. Williams.
Carotenoid Analytical Methods, E. De Ritter and A.E. Purcell.
Index.
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