Editors: Susana M. Cardoso, Artur M.S. Silva

Chemistry, Biology and Potential Applications of Honeybee Plant-Derived Products

eBook: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $174
Printed Copy: US $155
Library License: US $156
ISBN: 978-1-68108-238-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-237-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2016
DOI: 10.2174/97816810823701160101

Introduction

This eBook presents a comprehensive review on the chemical composition of natural products derived from honeybee farming. These products include honey, pollen and propolis. Each chapter details specific products and the contents are complemented with an explanation of distinct analytical techniques for studying these products. Readers will also find a summary of current information about biological properties and applications of honey, pollen and propolis, which contribute to added value to these bee and plant-derived products. The eBook is a handy reference for students, researchers and laymen studying the biochemical aspects of apiculture.

Foreword

- Pp. i
Vassya Bankova
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Preface

- Pp. ii
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iii-vi (4)
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Chemical Characterization of Honey

- Pp. 3-44 (42)
Marta Quicazan and Carlos Zuluaga

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Latest Developments in Propolis Research: Chemistry and Biology

- Pp. 45-66 (22)
Vassya Bankova, Milena Popova and Boryana Trusheva

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Chemical Composition of Bee Pollen

- Pp. 67-88 (22)
Maria G. Campos, Lokutova Olena and Ofélia Anjos

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Chromatography as a Tool for Identification of Bioactive Compounds in Honeybee Products of Botanical Origin

- Pp. 89-149 (61)
Marcelo D. Catarino, Jorge M. Alves-Silva, Soraia I. Falcão, Miguel Vilas- Boas, Micaela Jordão and Susana M. Cardoso

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Valuable Analytical Tools in Analysis of Honeybee Plant-Derived Compounds: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

- Pp. 150-195 (46)
Clementina M.M. Santos and Artur M.S. Silva

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Electrochemical Sensors for Assessing Antioxidant Capacity of Bee Products

- Pp. 196-223 (28)
António M. Peres, Mara E.B. Sousa, Ana C.A. Veloso, Letícia Estevinho and Luís G. Dias

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Antioxidant Properties of Bee Products of Plant- Origin. Part 1. Honey

- Pp. 242-272 (31)
Marta Quicazán and Carlos Zuluaga

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Antioxidant Properties of Bee Products of Plant- Origin Part 2. Propolis and Pollen

- Pp. 273-312 (40)
Pedro A.R. Fernandes, Sónia S. Ferreira, Alice Fonte, Dulcineia F. Wessel and Susana M. Cardoso

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Anti-Inflammatory Activity of the Honeybee Plant- Derived Products Honey, Pollen and Propolis

- Pp. 313-346 (34)
Joana Liberal, Isabel V. Ferreira, Eliza O. Cardoso, Ana Silva, Ariane R. Bartolomeu, João Martins, Karina B. Santiago, Bruno J. Conti, Bruno M. Neves, Maria T. Batista, José M. Sforcin and Maria T. Cruz

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Antitumor Properties of Honeybee Plant-Derived Products: Honey, Propolis and Pollen

- Pp. 347-387 (41)
Cristina Almeida-Aguiar, Ricardo Silva-Carvalho and Fátima Baltazar

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Antimicrobial Activity of Honeybee Plant-Derived Products

- Pp. 388-435 (48)
Miroslava Kačániová and Cristina Almeida-Aguiar

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Add Value Products of Honeybee Plant-Derived Origin

- Pp. 436-470 (35)
Silvia C.F. Iop, Elsa C.D. Ramalhosa, Dalva M.R. Dotto, Andreia Cirolini and Naiane Beltrami

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Subject Index

- Pp. 471-474 (4)
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