Phytochemicals in Vegetables: A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds

Editor(s): Spyridon A. Petropoulos, Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira and Lilian Barros

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Phytochemical compounds are secondary metabolites that plants usually synthesize for their own protection from pests and diseases. Phytochemical biosynthesis is also triggered under specific ...
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Root Vegetables as a Source of Biologically Active Agents - Lesson from Soil

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Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as a Source of Natural Antioxidants

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Phytochemicals Content and Health Effects of Cultivated and Underutilized Species of the Cucurbitaceae Family

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Nikolaos Tzortzakis, Antonios Chrysargyris and Spyridon A. Petropoulos


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Phytochemicals in Asteraceae Leafy Vegetables

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Maria Gonnella, Massimiliano Renna, Massimiliano D'Imperio, Giulio Testone and Donato Giannino


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Headspace Analysis of Volatile Compounds From Fruits of Selected Vegetable Species of Apiaceae Family

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Milica G. Acimovic, Mirjana T. Cvetkovic, Jovana M. Stankovic, Vele V. Tesevic and Marina M. Todosijevic


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Anticancer Properties of Apiaceae

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Milica G. Acimovic, Milica M. Rat, Vele V. Tesevic and Nevena S. Dojcinovic


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Phytochemicals, Functionality and Breeding for Enrichment of Cole Vegetables (Brassica oleracea L.)

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Saurabh Singh, Rajender Singh, Prerna Thakur and Raj Kumar


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Solanaceae: A Family Well-known and Still Surprising

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Blanka Svobodova and Vlastimil Kuban


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Impact on Health of Artichoke and Cardoon Bioactive Compounds: Content, Bioaccessibility, Bioavailability, and Bioactivity

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Isabella D’Antuono, Francesco Di Gioia, Vito Linsalata, Erin N. Rosskopf and Angela Cardinali


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Phytochemicals Content and Health Effects of Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra)

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Spyridon A. Petropoulos, Sofia Plexida, Nikolaos Tzortzakis and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira


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Phytochemical, Nutritional and Pharmacological Properties of Unconventional Native Fruits and Vegetables from Brazil

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Maria Fernanda Frankelin, Tatiane Francielli Vieira, Jessica Amanda Andrade Garcia, Rubia Carvalho Gomes Correa, Antonio Roberto Giriboni Monteiro, Adelar Bracht and Rosane Marina Peralta


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