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Tomatoes and Tomato Products
Nutritional, Medicinal, and Therapeutic Properties
edited by Victor R. Preedy

Tomatoes and Tomato Products: Nutritional, Medicinal and Therapeutic Properties addresses the tomato plant, from its genetics to its role in the diet.

The book also covers emerging fields of science and important discoveries relating to tomatoes and related products.


Part 1: Characterization and Composition of Tomato Plant and Fruit

  1. Tomato: Origin, Cultivation Techniques and Germplasm Resources
  2. Cultivar and Agricultural Management on Lycopene and Vitamin C Contents in Tomato Fruits
  3. Field Trials of Genetically Modified Tomato: Fruit Quality and Productivity
  4. Post-harvest Ripening of Tomato
  5. Tomato and Flavour
  6. Antioxidant Activity in Tomato
  7. Carotenoids in Tomato Plants
  8. Tomato Lectin
  9. Presence of Zingiberene and Curcumene in Wild Tomato Leaves
  10. The Role of Intracellular and Secreted Purple Acid Phosphatases in Tomato Phosphate Nutrition
  11. Nutritional Characterization of Tomato Juices
  12. Acrylamide in Tomato Products

Part 2: Cellular and Metabolic Effects of Tomato and Related Products or Components

  1. Tomato Leaf Crude Extracts for Insects and Spider Mite Control
  2. Bioactive Polysaccharides from Tomato
  3. Ingestion of Tomato Products and Lycopene Isomers in Plasma
  4. Comparative Studies of Antioxidant Compounds in Different Tomato Cultivars
  5. Antioxidant Activity of Fresh-cut Tomatoes: Effects of Minimal Processing and Maturity Stage at Harvest
  6. Tomato and Anticancer Properties of Saliva
  7. DNA Strand Breaks and Tomatoes
  8. Tomato Carotenoids and the IGF System in Cancer
  9. Consumption of Tomato Paste and Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  10. Tomatoes and Components as Modulators of Experimental Prostate Carcinogenesis
  11. Tomato Juice, Prostate Cancer and Adenosine Deaminase Enzyme
  12. Effect of Tomato Juice on Prevention and Management of Lung Diseases: Cigarette Smoke-induced Emphysema in the Senescence-accelerated Mouse and Bronchial Asthma in Human

Part 3: Analysis and Methods

  1. Proteomics of Tomato Seed and Pollen
  2. Gene Transfer in Tomato and Detection of Transgenic Tomato Products
  3. Assaying Vitamins and Micronutrients in Tomato
  4. Methods for PCR and Gene Expression Studies in Tomato Plants
  5. DNA Analysis of Tomato Seeds in Forensic Evidence


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Tomatoes and Tomato Products
Nutritional, Medicinal, and Therapeutic Properties
edited by Victor R. Preedy

2008 643 pages $134.00 + shipping
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