Autoxidation in Food and Biological Systems / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306405617
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Edition description: 1980
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 659
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Mechanisms of Autoxidation.- 1. Initiation of the Autoxidation of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) by Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide.- 2. Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies of Peroxy, Vitamin E and Anti-Oxidant Free Radicals by Pulse Radiolysis.- 3. Singlet Oxygen-Initiated Photooxidation of Unsaturated Fatty Acid Esters and Inhibitory Effects of Tocopherols and—-Carotene.- 4. EPR Studies in Autoxidation.- 5. Spin Trapping of Radical Species Involved in the Propagation of Lipid Peroxidation.- 6. Dioxygen Complexes as Intermediates in Metal-Catalyzed Oxidation of Organic Substances.- 7. The Autoxidation of Cholesterol.- Food and Model Systems.- 8. Activities of FDA’S Division of Nutrition Regarding Cholesterol Oxides.- 9. Analytical Methods Used in the Study of Autoxidation Processes.- 10. Rapid Instrumental Analysis of Lipid Oxidation Products.- 11. Simplified Tests for Fat Deterioration.- 12. Lipid Oxidation, Secondary Reactions, and Water Activity of Foods.- 13. Autoxidation of Fats and Oils at Elevated Temperatures.- 14. Lipid Hydroperoxide Induced Oxidation of Cysteine in Peptides.- 15. Degradation Products of L-Tryptophan Reacted with Peroxidizing Methyl Linoleate.- 16. Oxidative Crosslinking of Proteins and Other Biopolymers.- Antioxidants.- 17. Natural Antioxidants.- 18. Natural Antioxidants of Soybeans and Other Oil-Seeds.- 19. Recent Trends in Food Applications of Antioxidants.- 20. Antioxidative Effect of Maillard Reaction Intermediates.- 21. Antioxidants as Blocking Agents Against Nitrosamine Formation.- 22. Optimization of the Antioxidant System in a Dietary Supplement.- Biochemical Systems.- 23. Peroxidation of Lipids in Model Systems and in Biomembranes.- 24. Superoxide Radical and Superoxide Dismutases: Threat and Defense.- 25. Lipid Enzymes: Lipases, Lipoxygenases, and “Hydroperoxidases”.- 26. Enzyme-Catalyzed Lipid Oxidation in Muscle Microsomes.- 27. Lipoxygenase-Catalysed Oxidation of Linoleic Acid.- 28. Lipid Peroxidation: The Role of Hepatic Fad-Monooxygenase.- Biological Systems.- 29. Intracellular Mechanisms for Lipid Peroxide Decomposition.- 30. Biological Effects of Some Products of Cholesterol Autoxidation.- 31. Possible Role of Oxidized Lipids in Atherosclerosis.- 32. Arterial Wall Injury and Repair Due to Oxygenated Sterols and Possible Precursors.- 33. Is Peroxidation Important in the Cancer Process.

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