Special Issue "Extraction and Isolation of Compounds from Food or Natural Products"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2022) | Viewed by 660
Interests: food or natural products; chromatographic recognition of active compounds; purification and preparative isolation; new natural products and bioactivity
Compounds from natural products possess unique chemical structures and pharmacological activities, which help in the discovery of novel chemical structures as well as drug precursors. Traditionally, compounds were purified from natural products using open column chromatography-based separation techniques, followed by testing of their activity. However, such methods were time-consuming, strenuous, and labor-intensive and required special skills. Thus, there was an urgent need to develop an efficient, convenient, and rapid method to recognize and isolate compounds from complex natural products.
As for purification compounds, preparative high-performance liquid chromatography (prep-HPLC) is widely used due to its online detection, high selectivity, excellent reproducibility, as well as wide application range. This technique has been widely used for the purification of phenolics, flavonoids, alkaloids, phenylpropanoids, and iridoid glucosides from food or plant extracts.
The main goals of the Special Issue are to publish the development of new technologies and methods in preparative isolation of bioactive compounds from food or natural products. Compounds with new structures from food or natural products are also welcomed.
I hope this Special Issue will provide readers with a selection of papers that represent the current state of knowledge on new technologies and methods in preparative isolation of bioactive compounds from food or natural products.
Dr. Jun Dang
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- Chromatographic recognition of active compounds
- New technologies and methods
- Preparative isolation of compounds
- Food or natural products
- Purification and preparative isolation
- New natural products and bioactivity
- LC-MS characterization of active compounds
- Two-dimensional or multidimensional chromatography separation technology