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Green extraction of natural products: theory and practice

Green extraction of natural products: theory and practice Green Process Synth 2015; 4: 453­454 Book review DOI 10.1515/gps-2015-0080 Farid Chemat and Jochen Strube (Eds.) Wiley-VCH, 2015 Hardcover, 384 pp. Print ISBN: 978-3-527-33653-1 Natural products are obtained from plant resources through extraction processes due to their increasing demand in industrial sectors such as pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food industries. Green extraction is based on the discovery and design of extraction processes which will reduce energy consumption, allows use of alternative solvents and renewable natural products, and ensures a safe and high quality extract. This book is intended to give an in-depth view of the state of the art techniques for the extraction of natural products and the influence of various factors in the process performance. Each chapter gives a balanced outline of process techniques, methods, solvents, safety and environment benefits of extraction of natural products. The principles and fundamentals of each extraction process are addressed and the factors influencing them are further discussed. Each chapter provides the reader with comprehensive information about the fundamentals of green extraction and how to explore this knowledge to maximize the efficiency of the extraction method in order to obtain the quality products intended. Chapter 1 provides the fundamental knowledge related to new http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Green Processing and Synthesis de Gruyter

Green extraction of natural products: theory and practice

Green Processing and Synthesis , Volume 4 (5) – Oct 1, 2015

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de Gruyter
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2191-9542
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Green Process Synth 2015; 4: 453­454 Book review DOI 10.1515/gps-2015-0080 Farid Chemat and Jochen Strube (Eds.) Wiley-VCH, 2015 Hardcover, 384 pp. Print ISBN: 978-3-527-33653-1 Natural products are obtained from plant resources through extraction processes due to their increasing demand in industrial sectors such as pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food industries. Green extraction is based on the discovery and design of extraction processes which will reduce energy consumption, allows use of alternative solvents and renewable natural products, and ensures a safe and high quality extract. This book is intended to give an in-depth view of the state of the art techniques for the extraction of natural products and the influence of various factors in the process performance. Each chapter gives a balanced outline of process techniques, methods, solvents, safety and environment benefits of extraction of natural products. The principles and fundamentals of each extraction process are addressed and the factors influencing them are further discussed. Each chapter provides the reader with comprehensive information about the fundamentals of green extraction and how to explore this knowledge to maximize the efficiency of the extraction method in order to obtain the quality products intended. Chapter 1 provides the fundamental knowledge related to new

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Published: Oct 1, 2015

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