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Now in its third edition, this classic volume characterizes the science and technology of the poultry industry today, defines the breadth and scope of the overall problems in the industry, and points out areas where more research is needed. With special attention to recent changes in the industry, the nearly two dozen updated chapters of Poultry Products Technology provide a comprehensive overview of the field, examining topics which deal with the processing, handling, marketing, and preparation of poultry meat, products, and by-products. Poultry Products Technology provides up-to-date information and references for food scientists, food technologists, dieticians, and others trained in the food service industry, who will at some point handle poultry products. This book supplies knowledge about how poultry and eggs are processed and prepared and how they can be used for optimum portions and services.The breadth of topics covered, as listed below, make it an ideal text for those just entering the field, for individuals who wish to learn about the work in a particular area before starting extensive research, and for those in the industry who require specific information for making decisions and projecting plans for the future: quality identification--grades and standards quality maintenance--handling and processing poultry and eggs to prevent grade losses chemical and nutritive characteristics of poultry meat and eggs microbiology of eggs and poultry meat methods of preservation--freezing, drying, refrigeration, radiation, canning, smoking cooking poultry meat and eggs handling and uses of inedible by-products methods of analysis of eggs and egg productsDuring the last twenty years, the consumption of poultry meat has and continues to increase while the consumption of eggs has steadily decreased, yet both are still considered good economic and dietary values.This classic volume is intended for poultry and food technology students, but with its new, timely examples, it can be used as a general reference book for those who need quick general knowledge in a specific area of the poultry industry.
This first advanced textbook covering the fundamentals and industry applications of process intensification (PI) discusses both the theoretical and conceptual basis of the discipline. Since interdisciplinarity is a key feature of PI, the material contained in the book reaches far beyond the classical area of chemical engineering. Developments in other relevant disciplines, such as chemistry, catalysis, energy technology, applied physics, electronics and materials science, are extensively described and discussed, while maintaining a chemical engineering perspective. Divided into three major parts, the first introduces the PI principles in detail and illustrates them using practical examples. The second part is entirely devoted to fundamental approaches of PI in four domains: spatial, thermodynamic, functional and temporal. The third and final part explores the methodology for applying fundamental PI approaches in practice. As well as detailing technologies, the book focuses on safety, energy and environmental issues, giving guidance on how to incorporate PI in plant design and operation -- safely, efficiently and effectively.
This introductory text explains both the basic science and the applications of biotechnology-derived pharmaceuticals, with special emphasis on their clinical use. It serves as a complete one-stop source for undergraduate/graduate pharmacists, pharmaceutical science students, and for those in the pharmaceutical industry. The Fifth Edition completely updates the previous edition, and also includes additional coverage on the newer approaches such as oligonucleotides, siRNA, gene therapy and nanotech and enzyme replacement therapy.
This work examines the science and technology used in the manufacture of acrylic fibre for both mass-produced commodity products and premium products. It elucidates the chemistry and fibre production techniques of speciality acrylics such as flame-retardant, water-reversible bicomponent, producer dyed and others. Capacity figures for developing countries are published here.;This work is intended for: polymer, fibre and textile scientists, chemists and engineers; physical and dye chemists; textile company managers; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
This book is the first to provide both a broad overview of the current methodologies being applied to drug design and in-depth analyses of progress in specific fields. It details state-of-the-art approaches to pharmaceutical development currently used by some of the world's foremost laboratories. The book features contributors from a variety of fields, new techniques, previously unpublished data, and extensive reference lists.
Based on the Fourth Symposium on Particles on Surfaces held recently during the Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society in Las Vegas, Nevada, this useful reference presents the latest techniques for the detection, identification, analysis, characterization, and removal of particles found on a wide variety of surfaces. Covering the fundamental aspects of the discipline as well as the most recent developments and exploring a host of procedures, including light scattering, spectroscopic, x-ray fluorescence, sonication, spray impingement, liquid jets, fluorocarbon surfactant solutions, and laser cleaning, Particles on Surfaces examines adhesion induced particle deformation ... the use of atomic force microscopy in probing particle-particle adhesion ... particle contamination in the fields of microelectronics aerospace, and optical surfaces ... the role of air ionization in reducing surface contamination by particles in the cleanroom ... abrasive blasting media for a contamination-free deburring process ... particle generation and control in tubing and piping connection design ... focused acoustic waves for the investigation of particle behavior ... and much more. With over 900 literature citations, tables, photographs, drawings, and equations, Particles on Surfaces is an excellent resource for physical, surface, colloid, polymer and adhesion chemists; chemical and assembly engineers; material scientists; semiconductor, microelectronics, and head and disc manufacturers; cleanroom designers; contamination control technologists in the aerospace, automotive, optics, biomedical, and pharmaceutical industries; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
Aseptic food processing has become important as a safe and effective method for the preparing and packaging of a variety of foods. This recent book, prepared by a team of European specialists, provides a detailed guide and reference to aseptic food processing technology. All aspects are presented systematically: principles, practice, equipment, applications, packages and packaging, quality control, and safety. All applicable food and beverage categories are examined. More than 130 photographs, diagrams, and other schematics illustrate equipment and their function and a variety of procedures. Tables and graphs provide important quantitative data in convenient form.
Provides comprehensive information on the tribological aspects of advanced ceramic materials for all uses that require controlled friction and wear resistance. The text is a guide to altering the microstructure of ceramics to create optimum performance in sliding and rolling contact applications.
Covers developments in food safety and foodborne illness, organizing information to provide easy access to many topics, both general and specific. Comprehensive summaries of important advances in food science, compiled from over 550 sources worldwide, are presented.
Completely updated and enlarged to three volumes (originally published as two volumes), the Second Edition of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Parenteral Medications examines every important aspect of sterile drug products. This volume (3) offers comprehensive coverage of medical devices, quality assurance and regulatory issues.;This in-depth reference and text: discusses regulatory requirements in record-keeping based on the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Current Good Manufacturing Practices; places special emphasis on methods of detecting, counting and sizing particles; offers new perspectives on contemporary validation concepts and how they affect the validation process; explains current FDA enforcement activities, the voluntary compliance policy, select court cases, and how these relate to parenterals; provides recent materials on the use of audits as a means of verifying the efficacy of manufacturing control systems; highlights new US regulations for medical devices; and examines quality assurance, including new information on biological control tests for medical device materials.;With the contributions of leading experts, volume 3 of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Parenteral Medications is intended as a day-to-day reference for pharmacists, medical device manufacturers, quality control and regulatory personnel, chemists and drug patent and litigation attorneys, as well as a text for upper-level undergraduate, graduate and continuing-education students in the pharmaceutical sciences.
Consolidating and expanding current, fundamental notions of virology and animal cell cultivation, this practical reference examines the development of insect cell culture techniques for the production of recombinant proteins and insect pathogenic viruses.;Resolving on-the-job problems such as sparging cell damage and reduced infectivity cells, Insect Cell Culture Engineering: includes special introductory material as well as background information on insect pathogenic viruses, the molecular biology of baculoviruses and bioreactor design; offers advice on how to save time when deciding which insect cell line, bioreactor and medium to exploit; discusses the preparation of mathematical modelling in animal cell culture; addresses the concerns associated with insect cell immobilization and the use of serum-free culture media; provides insights into the protective effects of polymer additives and insect cell gene expression in pharmaceutical research; and analyzes process scale-up and reactor design.;Bridging the gap between laboratory research and pilot plant scale insect culture/baculovirus technology, Insect Cell Culture Engineering is designed as a reference for biochemical and bioprocess engineers, bioprocess technologists, biochemists, molecular and cell biologists, microbiologists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
The latest research on the health benefits and optimal processing technologies of herbs and spices This book provides a comprehensive overview of the health benefits, analytical techniques used, and effects of processing upon the physicochemical properties of herbs and spices. Presented in three parts, it opens with a section on the technological and health benefits of herbs and spices. The second part reviews the effect of classical and novel processing techniques on the properties of herbs/spices. The third section examines extraction techniques and analytical methodologies used for herbs and spices. Filled with contributions from experts in academia and industry, Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants: Processing, Health Benefits and Safety offers chapters covering thermal and non-thermal processing of herbs and spices, recent developments in high-quality drying of herbs and spices, conventional and novel techniques for extracting bioactive compounds from herbs and spices, and approaches to analytical techniques. It also examines purification and isolation techniques for enriching bioactive phytochemicals, medicinal properties of herbs and spices, synergy in whole-plant medicine, potential applications of polyphenols from herbs and spices in dairy products, biotic and abiotic safety concerns, and adverse human health effects and regulation of metal contaminants in terrestrial plant-derived food and phytopharmaceuticals. Covers the emerging health benefits of herbs and spices, including their use as anti-diabetics, anti-inflammatories, and anti-oxidants Reviews the effect of classical and novel processing techniques on the properties of herbs and spices Features informed perspectives from noted academics and professionals in the industry Part of Wiley's new IFST Advances in Food Science series Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants is an important book for companies, research institutions, and universities active in the areas of food processing and the agri-food environment. It will appeal to food scientists and engineers, environmentalists, and food regulatory agencies.
Basic Guide to Pesticides covers the physical properties of about 700 pesticides and their contaminants and related health hazards. It is important in dealing with environmental problems in general and individual cases.
Expanding Monomers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications provides a thorough discussion of expanding polymer systems and their potential applications. The scope of the book includes background information on conventional monomers, their polymeric systems, and associated shrinkage problems. Monomers that expand during polymerization are covered in detail, including their synthesis and characterization. Polymerization (homopolymerization and copolymerization) of expanding monomers is discussed, in addition to mechanisms and kinetics of several polymerization processes, such as cationic initiation and free radical ring-opening polymerization. The book also explores various applications in which expanding polymer systems have potential. These applications include coatings, casting and potting materials, composite adhesives, and electrical insulations. Expanding Monomers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications will be valuable as a reference for manufacturers, researchers, teachers, and students in polymer and materials science, in addition to industry and university libraries.
Transport Phenomena of Foods and Biological Materials provides comprehensive coverage of transport phenomena modeling in foods and other biological materials. The book is unique in its consideration of models ranging from rigorous mathematical to empirical approaches, including phenomenological and semi-empirical models. It examines cell structure and descriptions of other non-traditional models, such as those based on irreversible thermodynamics or those focused on the use of the chemical and electrochemical potential as the driving forces of transport. Other topics discussed include the source term (important for the coupling transport phenomena-reaction or other intentional/unintentional phenomena) and the connections between transport phenomena modeling and design aspects. Some 100 tables provide useful summaries of the characteristics of each model and provide data about the transport properties of an extensive variety of foods. Transport Phenomena of Foods and Biological Materials will benefit a broad audience of chemists, biochemists, biotechnologists, and other scientists in the academic and industrial realm of foods and biological materials.
Here is an informative guide for the winemaker and connoisseur seeking a better and more basic understanding of what the science associated with winemaking is about!Written by one of the country's leading enologists, Winemaking Basics explains in easily understandable language the fundamental processes of making table wines. The author discusses the conditions, equipment, and basic materials used to make table wine. Handy as a step-by-step guide or a general reference, this practical book explores the crucial aspects of : an introduction to growing and harvesting grapes processing grapes fermentation and wine composition clarification and fining of wines stabilization aging, bottling, and storage additives and contaminants required methods of analysis sensory evaluation setting up and maintaining home winery facilities and equipment Winemaking Basics offers various options on making table wines. It also gives the winemaker some insight into why certain treatments have desired--or undesired--effects. Winemakers will learn techniques to change the style of their wine, avoid pitfalls, and correct or prevent expensive and frustrating problems.The bibliography covers most of the current texts that should be of interest to the winemaker. Although not heavily referenced, this informative guide mentions a few key books and articles for the reader who wishes to pursue the science aspects more deeply.
A comprehensive treatment of the science, technology, and regulation of rate-controlled administration of therapeutic agents, with coverage of the basic concepts, fundamental principles, biomedical rationales, and potential applications. This revised and updated edition (first in 1982) incorporates
The aim of food processing is to produce food that is palatable and tastes good, extend its shelf-life, increase the variety, and maintain the nutritional and healthcare quality of food. To achieve favorable processing conditions and for the safety of the food to be consumed, use of food grade microbial enzymes or microbes (being the natural biocatalysts) is imperative. This book discusses the uses of enzymes in conventional and non-conventional food and beverage processing as well as in dairy processing, brewing, bakery and wine making. Apart from conventional uses, the development of bioprocessing tools and techniques have significantly expanded the potential for extensive application of enzymes such as in production of bioactive peptides, oligosaccharides and lipids, flavor and colorants. Some of these developments include extended use of the biocatalysts (as immobilized/encapsulated enzymes), microbes (both natural and genetically modified) as sources for bulk enzymes, solid state fermentation technology for enzyme production. Extremophiles and marine microorganisms are another source of food grade enzymes. The book throws light on potential applications of microbial enzymes to expand the base of food processing industries.
Polymers have emerged as one of the most innovative classes of materials in modern materials science, leading to new applications in medicine and pharmacy. This book offers a convincing and understandable approach to polymer biomaterial devices being used in various areas related to biomedical and pharmaceutical fields. The polymer materials finding application as biomaterials are discussed and described in detail pertaining to the areas of artificial implants, orthopedics, ocular devices, dental implants, drug delivery systems, burns and wounds.
This book provides the pharmaceutical formulator with the fundamental understanding necessary to prepare efficacious topical drug delivery formulations that have both chemical and physical stability and that are cosmetically acceptable and preferably cosmetically elegant.
A reference on drug metabolism and metabolite safety in the development phase, this book reviews the analytical techniques and experimental designs critical for metabolite studies. It features case studies of lessons learned and real world examples, along with regulatory perspectives from the US FDA and EMA. Reviews the analytical techniques and experimental designs critical for metabolite studies Covers methods including chirality, species differences, mass spectrometry, radiolabels, and in vitro / in vivo correlation Discusses target pharmacology, in vitro systems aligned to toxicity tests, and drug-drug interactions Includes perspectives from authors with firsthand involvement in industry and the study of drug metabolites, including viewpoints that have influenced regulatory guidelines
Prism and Lens Making: A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers, Second
Edition is a unique compendium of the art and science of the
optical working of glass for the production of mirrors, lenses, and
prisms. Incorporating minor corrections and a foreword by Professor
Walter Welford FRS, this reissue of the 1957 edition provides a
wealth of technical information and hands-on guidance gained from a
lifetime of experience. Although some of the techniques have been
replaced by more modern methods, this classic book is still a
valuable source of practical assistance as well as being a pleasure
"Global Tea Breeding: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives" provides a global review on biodiversity and biotechnology issues in tea breeding and selection. The contributions are written by experts from China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Turkey, Indonesia, Japan, Bangladesh, Korea, Nigeria, and etc., which countries amount to 90% of the world tea production. This book focuses on the germplasm, breeding and selection of tea cultivars for the production of black, green and Oolong teas from the tea plant, "Camellia sinensis "(L.) O. Kuntze. It can benefit the tea breeders in the global tea industry, as well as the breeders of other woody cash crops like coffee and other sub-tropical fruit trees.
Liang Chen is a Professor and Associate Director at National Center for Tea Improvement, Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRICAAS), Hangzhou, China.
Zeno Apostolides is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Zong-Mao Chen is the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a Professor at the Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou, China.
This succinct compilation of essential reference data for the interpretation of NMR, IR, UV/Vis, and mass spectra also provides a hands-on guide for interpreting experimental spectral data and elucidating the structure of the respective compounds behind them. This fourth edition of the highly successful and concise textbook contains about 20% new data.
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