From Plant Compounds to Botanicals and Back: A Current Snapshot
AbstractThis work aims at giving an updated picture of the strict interaction between main plant biologically active compounds and botanicals. The main features of the emerging class of dietary supplements, the botanicals, are highlighted. Focus is also on the definition of actual possibilities of study approach and research strategies. Examples of innovative directions are given: assessment of interaction of bioactive compounds, chemometrics and the new goal of biorefineries. Current models of existing databases, such as plant metabolic pathways, food composition, bioactive compounds, dietary supplements, and dietary markers, are described as usable tools for health research. The need for categorization of botanicals as well as for the implementation of specific and dedicated databases emerged, based on both analytical data and collected data taken from literature throughout a harmonized and standardized approach for the evaluation of an adequate dietary intake. View Full-Text
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Durazzo, A.; D’Addezio, L.; Camilli, E.; Piccinelli, R.; Turrini, A.; Marletta, L.; Marconi, S.; Lucarini, M.; Lisciani, S.; Gabrielli, P.; Gambelli, L.; Aguzzi, A.; Sette, S. From Plant Compounds to Botanicals and Back: A Current Snapshot. Molecules 2018, 23, 1844.
Durazzo A, D’Addezio L, Camilli E, Piccinelli R, Turrini A, Marletta L, Marconi S, Lucarini M, Lisciani S, Gabrielli P, Gambelli L, Aguzzi A, Sette S. From Plant Compounds to Botanicals and Back: A Current Snapshot. Molecules. 2018; 23(8):1844.Chicago/Turabian Style
Durazzo, Alessandra; D’Addezio, Laura; Camilli, Emanuela; Piccinelli, Raffaela; Turrini, Aida; Marletta, Luisa; Marconi, Stefania; Lucarini, Massimo; Lisciani, Silvia; Gabrielli, Paolo; Gambelli, Loretta; Aguzzi, Altero; Sette, Stefania. 2018. "From Plant Compounds to Botanicals and Back: A Current Snapshot." Molecules 23, no. 8: 1844.
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