Download Pollen Chemistry & Biotechnology 2024

Pollen Chemistry & Biotechnology book pdf download and Pollen is made up of many chemical constituents such as proteins, sugars, lipids, minerals and phytochemicals. These components make pollen products an excellent source of nutrients and antioxidants for consumers. However, mycotoxigenic fungi are also common in pollen, creating contamination from generated mycotoxins. With adequate monitoring, sampling, processing and storage of pollen the development of mycotoxins can be significantly prevented.

Since pollen grain has strong membranes which can limit the bioavailability of some nutrients and phytochemicals, novel methods and pretreatments are required with special emphasis on microbiological pretreatment methodologies.

summarizes current knowledge of the chemical composition of pollen, its importance as a functional food ingredient and its health promoting properties. As Introduction part a short elaborate about botanical characteristics and data, including morphology and anatomy of pollen and bee preferences, is given. Important factors such as the botanical and geographical origin, best practices for preservation of nutritional composition, bioactivity and safety of pollen are covered in full.

eBook details
  • Author (s): Nesrin Ecem Bayram, Aleksandar Ž. Kostic, Yusuf Can Gercek
  • Year of publication: 2024
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Writing language: English
  • ISBN: 3031475623, 9783031475627, 9783031475634
  • Number of pages: 338  pages
  • Book format: PDF
  •  File size: 6.8 MB
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