Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781782422853, 9781782422976

Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality

1st Edition

Editors: Rickey Y. Yada
eBook ISBN: 9781782422976
Hardcover ISBN: 9781782422853
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 27th July 2015
Page Count: 266
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Table of Contents

  • List of contributors
  • 1: Introduction
    • 1.1 Introduction
  • 2: Factors affecting enzyme activity
    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Fundamentals of thermodynamics
    • 2.2 Formation of an enzyme–substrate complex
    • 2.3 General principles of chemical kinetics
    • 2.4 Enzymatic catalysis
    • 2.5 Enzyme kinetics
    • 2.6 Inhibition
    • 2.7 Environmental considerations
    • 2.8 An alternative view of enzyme catalysis
  • Part One: Separation, Preparation and Biosynthesis of Enzyme Sources
    • 3: Traditional enzyme separation and preparation
      • Abstract
      • 3.1 A brief history of enzymes
      • 3.2 The sources
      • 3.3 Enzyme preparation techniques: crude sample preparation
      • 3.4 Enzyme preparation techniques: purification from crude preparations
      • 3.5 Last words
    • 4: Microbial biosynthesis of enzymes for food applications
      • Abstract
      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 Production of microbial enzymes for food applications
      • 4.3 Intrinsic and extrinsic factors influencing the microbial biosynthesis of enzymes
      • 4.4 Applications of microbial enzymes
      • 4.5 Final remarks
  • Part Two: Enzyme Processing, Packaging, Analysis, and Valorization
    • 5: Current and future uses of enzymes in food processing
      • Abstract
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 Methods of producing enzymes
      • 5.3 Biotechnological methods
      • 5.4 Enzymes in food processing
      • 5.5 Artificial enzymes
      • 5.6 Concluding remarks
    • 6: Enzymes for food waste remediation and valorisation
      • Abstract
      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 Food waste: sources and values
      • 6.3 Bioremediation of wastewater
      • 6.4 Waste valorisation
      • 6.5 Perspectives and conclusions
    • 7: Detection of pesticides in foods by enzymatic biosensors
      • Abstract
      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Enzymatic biosensors for signal generation
      • 7.3 Transducers for signal conversion
      • 7.4 Parameters affecting biosensor performance
      • 7.5 Conclusion
    • 8: Enzymes for food-packaging applications
      • Abstract
      • 8.1 Overview: basic concepts of packaging and shelf life
      • 8.2 Active and intelligent packaging: key concepts
      • 8.3 Carrier systems for enzymes
      • 8.4 Enzyme-enabled active packaging
      • 8.5 Enzyme-enabled intelligent packaging
      • 8.6 Conclusion
  • Part Three: Applications of Enzymes in Foods
    • 9: Enzymes in breadmaking
      • Abstract
      • 9.1 Introduction
      • 9.2 Plant-derived enzyme systems
      • 9.3 Microbial and fungal enzymes
      • 9.4 Future trends
      • 9.5 Further information
    • 10: Enzymes in meat and fish
      • Abstract
      • 10.1 Introduction
      • 10.2 Major classes of endogenous enzymes in muscle foods
      • 10.3 Major enzymatic postmortem changes in muscle foods
      • 10.4 Main roles of enzymes in the quality and safety of meat and fish
      • 10.5 Enzymes involved in restructured meat and fish
      • 10.6 Effects of processing on enzyme activity
    • 11: Enzyme engineering (immobilization) for food applications
      • Abstract
      • 11.1 Introduction
      • 11.2 Immobilization technologies
      • 11.3 Reactive groups and immobilization carriers
      • 11.4 Applications and scope of enzyme immobilization
      • 11.5 Recent advances and emerging trends in enzyme immobilization
      • 11.6 Conclusions
  • Index

Description

Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality provides readers with the latest information on enzymes, a biological processing tool that offers the food industry a unique means to control and tailor specific food properties.

The book explores new techniques in the production, engineering, and application of enzymes, covering sourcing, isolation, and production of enzymes for food applications. In addition, chapters include detailed discussions of enzyme processing, analytical and diagnostic applications of enzymes in the food industry, and enzyme applications in specific food commodities.

Key Features

  • Provides readers with the latest information on enzymes and their unique applications in the food industry
  • Explores new techniques in the production, engineering, and application of enzymes, covering sourcing, isolation, and production of enzymes for food applications
  • Chapters include detailed discussions of enzyme processing, engineering and analytical and diagnostic applications of enzymes in the food industry, and enzyme applications in specific food commodities

Readership

R&D managers in the food industry; food engineering professionals; postgraduate students and academic researchers in enzymes and food processing


Details

No. of pages:
266
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781782422976
Hardcover ISBN:
9781782422853

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About the Editors

Rickey Y. Yada Editor

Professor Rickey Yada is Dean of The University of British Columbia, Canada and specializes in the structure-function relationships of food and non-food related enzymes using molecular biology and various physico-chemical techniques, carbohydrate metabolism as it related to process quality as well as various applications of food-related nanoscale science and technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada