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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17(6), 950; doi:10.3390/ijms17060950

A Review of the Latest Advances in Encrypted Bioactive Peptides from Protein-Rich Waste

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Federal University of Rio Grande, Chemistry and Food School, Rio Grande 96201-900, Brazil
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Federal University of São Paulo, Department of Bioscience, Santos 11015-020, Brazil
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Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology Goiano, Campus Rio Verde, Rio Verde 75901-970, Brazil
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Federal University of Goiás, Institute of Biological Sciences II, Goiânia 74001-970, Brazil
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Academic Editors: Maurizio Battino and Esra Capanoglu
Received: 9 May 2016 / Revised: 31 May 2016 / Accepted: 9 June 2016 / Published: 16 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants)
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Bioactive peptides are considered the new generation of biologically active regulators that not only prevent the mechanism of oxidation and microbial degradation in foods but also enhanced the treatment of various diseases and disorders, thus increasing quality of life. This review article emphasizes recent advances in bioactive peptide technology, such as: (i) new strategies for transforming bioactive peptides from residual waste into added-value products; (ii) nanotechnology for the encapsulation, protection and release of controlled peptides; and (iii) use of techniques of large-scale recovery and purification of peptides aiming at future applications to pharmaceutical and food industries. View Full-Text
Keywords: peptides; bioactivity; residual waste; purification; nanotechnology peptides; bioactivity; residual waste; purification; nanotechnology
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Lemes, A.C.; Sala, L.; Ores, J.C.; Braga, A.R.C.; Egea, M.B.; Fernandes, K.F. A Review of the Latest Advances in Encrypted Bioactive Peptides from Protein-Rich Waste. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 950.

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