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Bioactive Peptides in Milk: From Encrypted Sequences to Nutraceutical Aspects

Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria—Centro di Ricerca Alimenti e Nutrizione (CREA-AN), Via Ardeatina 546, 00178 Roma, Italy
Academic Editor: Alessandra Durazzo
Beverages 2017, 3(3), 41;
Received: 30 May 2017 / Revised: 1 August 2017 / Accepted: 2 August 2017 / Published: 14 August 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Milk: Bioactive Components and Role in Human Nutrition)
Milk provides a wide range of biologically active compounds that protect humans against diseases and pathogens. The purpose of this work is to describe the main aspects and research lines concerning bioactive peptides: from their chemistry, bioavailability, and biochemical properties to their applications in the healthcare sector. In this context, the uses of bioactive peptides in nutraceutical and functional foods have been highlighted, also taking into account the perspective of innovative applications in the field of circular bioeconomy. View Full-Text
Keywords: bioactive peptides; milk; nutraceuticals; bioavailability; biorefinery bioactive peptides; milk; nutraceuticals; bioavailability; biorefinery
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Lucarini, M. Bioactive Peptides in Milk: From Encrypted Sequences to Nutraceutical Aspects. Beverages 2017, 3, 41.

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