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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Molecular Pathology

Molecular Toxicology

Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Recognition

Material Sciences and Nanotechnology

Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Bioactives and Nutraceuticals

Green Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Molecular Botany

Section Board for 'Bioactives and Nutraceuticals'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Christchurch, New Zealand
Interests: polysaccharide utilisation, glycemic response; dietary fibre; food structure and function
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Fibre: Biochemistry and Nutritional Science
In other journals:
Special Issue: Dietary Polysaccharides
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino

Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 071 2204646; Fax: +39 071 2204398
Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants
Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
Special Issue: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Special Issue: Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. Chang Won Choi

Department of Biology & Medicinal Science, Pai Chai University, 155-40 Baejae-ro, Seo-Gu, Daejeon 35345, Korea
Tel. +82-42-520-5617; Fax: +82-70-4362-6308
Interests: plant-derived biomedicines; plant-made pharmaceuticals; molecular farming; recombinant proteins; plant metabolic engineering; hypoglycaemic; hypolipidemic; antioxidants; antiviral
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural Compounds for the Treatment and Prevention of Metabolic Diseases
Special Issue: Plant-Derived Pharmaceuticals by Molecular Farming
Special Issue: Plant-Derived Pharmaceuticals by Molecular Farming 2012
Special Issue: Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals by Molecular Farming
Special Issue: Plant-Derived Pharmaceuticals by Molecular Farming 2016
Special Issue: Advances in Cheap Vaccines for Public Goods
Prof. Dr. Alejandro Cifuentes

Laboratory of Foodomics, CIAL, CSIC, Nicolas Cabrera 9, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: food science; omics techniques (transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics); foodomics; separation techniques; capillary electrophoresis; liquid Chromatography; gas chromatography; mass spectrometry; hyphenated techniques; molecular techniques; chiral analysis; GMOs, transgenic foods, food pathogens; characterization of functional ingredients and nutraceuticals from natural sources (plants, alga, microalga, food-by-products, etc).
Prof. Dr. Vladimír Křen

Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Laboratory of Biotransformation, National Centre of Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, Videnska 1083, CZ 142 20 Praha 4, Czech Republic
Fax: +420 296 442 509, 296 445 743
Interests: Biocatalysis and biotransformation; immobilized microbial cells, their use in production and biotransformation of natural products; biotransformation of natural products by enzymes and microorganisms; preparation of glycosidases of microbial origin and their use for glycosylation of natural compounds: glycoconjugates, multivalent compounds, ergot alkaloids, flavonoids, antioxidants and chemoprotectants
Contribution: Special Issue: Molecular Biocatalysis
Special Issue: The Lignin Challenge: Exploring Innovative Applications
Prof. Dr. Liselotte Krenn

Institute of Pharmacognosy, PharmaCenter Vienna, University of Vienna, Althanstr. 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel. 00431427755259; Fax: +43 1 4277 9552
Interests: flavonoids; anthraquinones; isolation and structure elucidation; analysis (LC-DAD; LC-MS); in vitro assays (antioxidant properties; acetylcholinesterase inhibition; histonedeacetylase modulation)
Contribution: Special Issue: Phenolics and Polyphenolics
Prof. Dr. José Alberto Pereira

CIMO/Escola Superior Agrária, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus Sta Apolónia, Apartado 1 172, 5301-855 Bragança, Portugal
Tel. +351273303277; Fax: +351 273325405
Interests: bioactive phytochemicals; phenolic compounds; antioxidant and antimicrobial activities; effect of agricultural practices on vegetable composition and quality; olives and olive oil chemistry
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Phenolics and Polyphenolics
Special Issue: Plant Secondary Metabolites
Prof. Dr. Manickam Sugumaran

Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
Tel. +1 617-287-6598; Fax: +1 617 287 6650
Interests: enzymology; post translational modifications; aromatic metabolism; phenolic biochemistry; reactions of quinonoid compounds; invertebrate immunity; insect cuticular sclerotization; phenoloxidase; quinone isomerases; oxidative browning; melanin biosynthesis; catecholic antibiotics
Contribution: Special Issue: Inhibitors of Melanogenesis Related Processes: Application to Food and Cosmetic Industry
Special Issue: Inhibitors of Melanogenesis Related Processes: Application to Food, Agricultural and Cosmetic Industry-2014
Special Issue: Biochemistry and Mechanisms of Melanogenesis
Prof. Dr. David Arráez-Román

Department of Analytical Chemistry of the University of Granada and Research and Development Functional Food Centre (CIDAF), Spain
Tel. +34-958242869; Fax: +34-958243328
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Interests: bioactive phenolic compounds; metabolomics; analytical techniques; extraction processes; plant and food analysis; bioavailability
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioactive Phenolics and Polyphenols
Special Issue: Lipidomics and Glycomics: New Advances in Food Science and Nutrition
Special Issue: Analytical Techniques in Plant and Food Analysis
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Research of Functional and Nutraceutical Food 2017
In other journals:
Special Issue: Analytical Determination of Polyphenols
Prof. Dr. Rosa M. Lamuela-Raventós

Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Gastronomy-XARTA-INSA-UB, School of Pharmacy and Food Science, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08028, Spain
Interests: cardiovascular; biomarkers; antioxidant activity; polyphenols; nutrition; anthocyanins; antioxidants; flavonoids; food; oxidative stress; resveratrol; nuts; free radicals
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Polyphenols and Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Qiang "Shawn" Chen

The Biodesign Institute and School of Life Sciences, 1001 S. McAllister Avenue, Arizona State University, Mail Zone 5401, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Interests: Plant made biologics (protein based therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostics), antibody engineering, vaccine engineering, plant glycoengineering, gene expression, protein structure and , virology (flavivirus, alphavirus and filovirus) and immunology.
Contribution: Special Issue: Protein Engineering
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