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Special Issue "Recent Advances in Extraction, Characterization and Biotechnological Use of Food Phytochemicals"
A special issue of Foods (ISSN 2304-8158). This special issue belongs to the section "Plant Foods".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2023 | Viewed by 4998
Special Issue Editor
2. Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development–MED, CEBAL, 7081-908 Beja, Portugal
Interests: agro-industry subproducts valorization; non-conventional extraction methodologies; phytochemicals bio-based solutions
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Special Issue Information
Plant foods are rich in bioactive ingredients which benefit human health, such as nuts, cereals, fruits and vegetables. In recent years, with the development of identification, separation, purification and other technologies, more and more attention has been paid to the characteristics and nutraceutical properties of plant foods. It has been reported that plant foods exhibit a wide range of functional properties, including antiobesity, anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities, among many others. This Special Issue focuses on the latest advances of bioactive ingredients in plant foods, including emerging technologies, extraction optimization processes, as well as functional and pharmacological characterization, towards the comprehensive utilization within the food industry.
Dr. Maria Fátima Duarte
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Foods is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- plant foods
- agro-food waste material valorization
- extraction optimization
- chemical characterization and identification
- pharmacological properties
- nutraceutical properties
- antimicrobial properties
- food industry applications