NATURAL PRODUCT RADIANCE

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VOLUME 5

NUMBER 3

May - June 2006

 

 

CONTENTS 

Editorial                                                                                                                     173

 

Classified Digests

 

Beverage                                                                                                                    174

 

Dye                                                                                                                             184

 

Feed/fodder                                                                                                                189

 

Fibre                                                                                                                           193

 

Food                                                                                                                            200

 

Fruit                                                                                                                            209

 

Fuel                                                                                                                             215

 

Gum/Rubber                                                                                                               219

 

Insecticides/Pesticides/Larvicides                                                                             223

 

Oils/Fats                                                                                                                      228

 

Pulp/Paper                                                                                                                   235

 

Therapeutics                                                                                                               240

 

Vegetable                                                                                                                    247

 

In Brief                                                                                                                        249

 

Projects/Schemes                                                                                                        250

 

Readers write                                                                                                              172

 

Guidelines to authors                                                                                                  252

 

Index                                                                                                                            254

 

 

 

Classified Digests

Beverage

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.174 Tas Sibel, Sarandol Emre, Ziyanok Sedef, Aslan Kemal and Dirican Melahat, Effects of green tea on serum paraoxonase/arylesterase activities in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Nutr Res, 2005, 25(12), 1061-1074.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.174 Prabhakara Rao PG, Satyanarayana A and Rao DG, Effect of storage on the stability of water soluble annatto dye formulation in a simulated orange-RTS beverage model system, Lebensm-WissTechnol, 2002, 35(7), 617-621.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.175 Klopotek Y, Otto K and Boehm V, Processing strawberries to different products alters contents of vitamin C, total phenolics, total anthocyanins, and antioxidant capacity, J Agric Food Chem, 2005, 53(14), 5640-5646.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.175 Vardin H and Fenercioglu H, Study on the development of pomegranate juice processing technology: clarification of pomegranate juice, Nahrung, 2003, 47(5), 300-303.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.176 West N X, Hughes JA, Parker DM, Moohan M and Addy  M, Development of low erosive carbonated fruit drinks; 2. Evaluation of an experimental carbonated blackcurrant drink compared to a conventional carbonated drink, J Dent, 2003, 31(5), 361-365.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.176 Naithani Vijay, Nair Smitha and Kakkar Poonam, Decline in antioxidant capacity of Indian herbal teas during storage and its relation to phenolic content, Food Res Int, 2006, 39 (2), 176-181.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.177 Daher CF, Abou-Khalil J and Baroody GM, Effect of acute and chronic grapefruit, orange and pineapple juice intake on blood lipid profile in normolipidemic rat, Med Sci Monit. 2005, 11(12), BR465-472.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.177 Riu-Aumatell M, Lopez-Tamames E and Buxaderas S, Assessment of the volatile composition of juices of apricot, peach, and pear according to two pectolytic treatments, J Agric Food Chem, 2005, 53(20), 7837-7843.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.178 Schmidt M, Schmitz H-J, Baumgart A, Guédon D, Netsch MI, Kreuter M-H, Schmidlin CB and Schrenk D, Toxicity of green tea extracts and their constituents in rat hepatocytes in primary culture, Food Chem Toxicol, 2005, 43 (2), 307-314

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.178 Sin HN, Yusof S, Abdul Hamid N Sheikh and Rahman R Abd, Optimization of hot water extraction for sapodilla juice using response surface methodology, J Food Eng, 2006, 74(3), 352-358.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.179 Lin Daohui, Tu Youying and Zhu Lizhong, Concentrations and health risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in tea, Food Chem Toxicol, 2005, 43 (1), 41-48.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.179 Arora S, Ranjan P, Sharma GS, Sindhu JS, Singh G, Singh AK and Kansal VK, Effect of calcium fortification on heat stability and physico chemical properties of mixed (Cow and Buffalo 1:1) milk, Indian J Dairy Sci, 2005, 58(4), 242-246.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.180 Song Jae-Min, Lee Kwang-Hee and Seong Baik-Lin, Antiviral effect of catechins in green tea on influenza virus, Antiviral Res, 2005, 68 (2), 66-74.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.180 Lin CY, Tsai ZY, Cheng IC and Lin SH, Effects of fermented soy milk on the liver lipids under oxidative stress, World J Gastro, 2005 11(46), 7355-7358.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.181 Lin CH and Chen BH, Stability of carotenoids in tomato juice during storage, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (4), 837-846.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.181 Vaillant Fabrice, Cisse Mady, Chaverri Marco, Perez Ana, Dornier Manuel, Viquez Floribeth and Dhuique-Mayer Claudie, Clarification and concentration of melon juice using membrane processes, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2005, 6 (2), 213-220.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.182 Keowmaneechai E and McClements DJ, Influence of EDTA and citrate on thermal stability of whey protein stabilized oil-in-water emulsions containing calcium chloride, Food Res Int, 2006, 39 (2), 230-239.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.182 Zwijnenberg Harmen J, Kemperman Antoine JB, Boerrigter Marcel E, Lotz Martin, Dijksterhuis Jan F, Poulsen Poul Emil and Koops Geert-Henk, Native protein recovery from potato fruit juice by ultrafiltration, Desalination, 2002, 144 (1-3), 331-334.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.183 Torregrosa F, Esteve MJ, Frígola A and Cortés C, Ascorbic acid stability during refrigerated storage of orange–carrot juice treated by high pulsed electric field and comparison with pasteurized juice, J Food Eng, 2006, 73(4), 339-345.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.183 Achour Mohsen, A new method to assess the quality degradation of food products during storage, J Food Eng, 2006, 75(4), 560-564.

 

 

Dye

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.184 Prachayawarakorn Jutarat and Kryratsamee Watthana, Dyeing properties of Bombyx mori silks grafted with methyl methacrylate and methacrylamide, J Appl Polym Sci, 2006, 100(2),1169-1175.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.184 Chairat Montra, Rattanaphani Saowanee, Bremner John B and Rattanaphani Vichitr, An adsorption and kinetic study of lac dyeing on silk, Dyes Pigments, 2005, 64(3), 231-241.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.185 Hao Sancun, Wu Jihuai, Huang Yunfang and Lin Jianming, Natural dyes as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cell, Solar Energy, 2006, 80 (2), 209-214.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.186 Park Jung Hwa, Gatewood Barbara M and Ramaswamy Gita N, Naturally occurring quinones and flavonoid dyes for wool: Insect feeding deterrents, J Applied Polymer Sci, 2005, 98(1), 322-328.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.187 Kamel MM, El-Shishtawy Reda M, Yussef  BM and Mashaly H, Ultrasonic assisted dyeing III. Dyeing of wool with lac as a natural dye, Dyes Pigments, 2005, 65 (2), 103-110.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.187 Moreno YS, Sanchez GS, Hernandez DR, Lobato NR, Characterization of anthocyanin extracts from maize kernels, J Chromatogr Sci, 2005, 43(9), 483-487.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.188 Thomas Bechtold, Rita Mussak, Amalid Mahmud-Ali, Erika Ganglberger and Susanne Geissler, Extraction of natural dyes for textile dyeing from coloured plant wastes released from the food and beverage industry J Sci Food Agric, 2006, 86(2), 233-242.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.188 Cristea Daniela and Vilarem Gerard, Improving light fastness of natural dyes on cotton yarn, Dyes Pigments, 2006, 70 (3), 238-245.

 

Feed/Fodder

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.189 Singh P, Sastry VRB, Garg AK, Sharma AK, Singh GR and Agrawal DK, Effect of long term feeding of expeller pressed and solvent extracted karanj (Pongamia pinnata) seed cake on the performance of lambs, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2006, 126 (1-2), 157-167.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.189 Singh Ajaib and Gill MS, Conservation of sugarcane tops for scarcity period, Forage Res, 2006, 31(4), 272-273.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.190 Villarreal M, Cochran RC, Rojas-Bourrillón A, Murillo O, Muñoz H and Poore M, Effect of supplementation with pelleted citrus pulp on digestibility and intake in beef cattle fed a tropical grass-based diet (Cynodon nlemfuensis), Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2006, 125(1-2),163-173.


Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.191 Ko YD, Kim JH, Adesogan AT, Ha HM and Kim SC, The effect of replacing rice straw with dry wormwood (Artemisia sp.) on intake, digestibility, nitrogen balance and ruminal fermentation characteristics in sheep, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2006, 125 (1-2), 99-110.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.191 Hendriks WH, Cottam YH and Thomas DV, The effect of storage on the nutritional quality of meat and bone meal, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2006, 127 (1-2), 151-160.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.192 Grazziotin A, Pimentel FA, de Jong EV and Brandelli A, Nutritional improvement of feather protein by treatment with microbial keratinase, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2006, 126 (1-2), 135-144.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.192 Okine A, Hanada M, Aibibula Y and Okamoto M, Ensiling of potato pulp with or without bacterial inoculants and its effect on fermentation quality, nutrient composition and nutritive value, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2005, 121 (3-4), 329-343.

 

Fibre

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.193 Shibata Shinichi, Cao Yong and Fukumoto Isao, Lightweight laminate composites made from kenaf and polypropylene fibres, Polymer Test, 2006, 25(2), 142-148.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.193 Ingle Nilesh P and Doke SS, Optimization of spinning parameters for processing of 100% sunnhemp fibres, Ind Crops Prod, 2006, 23 (3), 225-234.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.194 H Gu, Research on the improvement of the moisture absorbency of naturally self-coloured cotton, J Text Inst, 2005, 96(4), 247-250].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.194 Choudhuri PK and Das D, Modification in the properties of silk by chemical treatment, Man-Made Text India, 2006, 49(2), 51-54

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.194 Ingle Nilesh P and Doke SS, Analysis of Sunnhemp fibres processed using jute spinning system, Ind Crops Prod, 2006, 23 (3), 235-243.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.195 Beg MDH, Pickering, KL and Weal SJ, Corn gluten meal as a biodegradable matrix material in wood fibre reinforced composites, Mat Sci Eng A, 2005, 412(1-2), 7-11.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.196 Pervaiz Muhammad and Sain Mohini M, Carbon storage potential in natural fibre composites, Resourc, Conserv Recycl 2003, 39(4), 325-340.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.196 Arib RMN, Sapuan SM, Ahmad MMHM, Paridah MT and Khairul Zaman HMD, Mechanical properties of pineapple leaf fibre reinforced polypropylene composites, Mat Design, 2006, 27(5), 391-396.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.197 Kriker A, Debicki G, Bali A, Khenfer MM and Chabannet M, Mechanical properties of date palm fibres and concrete reinforced with date palm fibres in hot-dry climate, Cement Concr Comp, 2005, 27 (5), 554-564.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.197 Manfredi LB, Rodríguez ES, Wladyka-Przybylak M, Vázquez A, Thermal degradation and fire resistance of unsaturated polyester, modified acrylic resins and their composites with natural fibres, Polym Degrad Stability, 2006, 91(2), 255-261.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.198 Sain Mohini and Panthapulakkal Suhara, Bioprocess preparation of wheat straw fibres and their characterization, Ind Crops Prod, 2006, 23 (1), 1-8].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.198 Reddy Narendra and Yang Yiqi, Structure and properties of high quality natural cellulose fibres from cornstalks, Polymer, 2005, 46(15), 5494-5500].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.199 Rajan Akhila, Kurup Jayalakshmi Gopinadha and Abraham Tholath Emilia, Biosoftening of arecanut fibre for value added products, Biochem Eng J, 2005, 25 (3), 237-242].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.199 Choudhuri PK and Das D, Modification in the properties of silk by chemical treatment, Man-Made Text India, 2006, 49(2), 51-54].

Food

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.200 Palit Champak and Dharam Pal, Studies on mechanized production and shelf life extension of burfi, Indian J Dairy Sci, 2005, 58(1), 12-16.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.200  Mangalika ULP, Arora S, Sharma GS, Mann B and Wadhwa BK, Proteolysis of coconut cream filled gouda cheese during ripening, Indian J Dairy Sci, 2005, 58(3), 177-183.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.201 Reddy Vanitha, Urooj Asna and Kumar Anila, Evaluation of antioxidant activity of some plant extracts and their application in biscuits, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (1-2), 317-321.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.201 Nestel P, Bouis HE, Meenakshi JV, Pfeiffer W, Biofortification of staple food crops, J Nutr, 2006, 136(4), 1064-1067.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.202 Inglett George E, Peterson Steven C, Craig Carriere J and Maneepun Saipin, Rheological, textural, and sensory properties of Asian noodles containing an oat cereal hydrocolloid, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (1-2), 1-8.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.202 Anjum FM, Khan MI, Butt MS, Hussain S and Abrar M, Functional properties of soy hulls supplemented wheat flour, Nutr Food Sci, 2006, 36(2), 82-89.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.203 Williams JSE, Influence of variety and processing conditions on acrylamide levels in fried potato crisps, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (4), 875-881.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.203  Montilla A, del Castillo MD, Sanz ML and Olano A, Egg shell as catalyst of lactose isomerisation to lactulose, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (4), 883-890.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.204 Hooda Shalini and Jood Sudesh, Organoleptic and nutritional evaluation of wheat biscuits supplemented with untreated and treated fenugreek flour, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (3), 427-435.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.204 Johnson SK, Chua V, Hall RS, Baxter AL, Lupin kernel fibre foods improve bowel function and beneficially modify some putative faecal risk factors for colon cancer in men, Brit J Nutr, 2006, 95(2), 372-378.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.205 Saxena Alok, Chaturvedi Brijesh, Patil RT and Sinha LK, Impact of microwave heating on detoxification of soybean, Beverage & Food World, 2006, 33(3), 58-61.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.205 Kumar J, Gupta Vijay Kumar and Patil GR, Studies on improvement of Chhana production using ultrafiltration process, Indian J Dairy Sci, 2005, 58(3), 62-168.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.206 Vetrimani R, Sudha ML and Rao P Haridas, Effect of extraction rate of wheat flour on the quality of vermicelli, Food Res Int, 2005, 38 (4), 411-416.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.206 Miyazaki Megumi and Morita Naofumi, Effect of heat-moisture treated maize starch on the properties of dough and bread, Food Res Int, 2005, 38 (4), 369-376.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.207 Kaur Maninder, Singh Narpinder and Sodhi Navdeep Singh, Physicochemical, cooking, textural and roasting characteristics of chickpea (Cicer arietinum Linn.) cultivars, J Food Eng, 2005, 69(4), 511-517.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.207 Guerra-Matias Andrea C and Arêas José AG, Glycemic and insulinemic responses in women consuming extruded amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus Linn., Nutr Res, 2005, 25(9), 815-822.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.208 Keefe, O’and Wang H, Effects of peanut skin extract on quality and storage stability of beef products, Meat Sci, 2006, 73(2), 278-286].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.208 López-Amorós ML, Hernández, T and Estrella I, Effect of germination on legume phenolic compounds and their antioxidant activity, J Food Comp Anal, 2006, 19(4), 277-283].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.209 Das Tribeni, Subramanian R, Chakkaravarthi A, Singh Vasudeva, Ali SZ and Bordoloi PK, Energy conservation in domestic rice cooking, J Food Eng, 2006, 75(2), 156-166

 

Fruit

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.209 Rathore NS, Jhala AS and Vijayvargiya Jully, New approach for drying of Aonla on commercial scale, Beverage & Food World, 2006, 33(3), 50-53.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.210 Phunchaisri C and Apichartsrangkoon A, Effects of ultra-high pressure on biochemical and physical modification of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.), Food Chem, 2005, 93 (1), 57-64].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.210 Marrero Antonio and Kader Adel A, Optimal temperature and modified atmosphere for keeping quality of fresh-cut pineapples, Postharv Biol  Technol, 2006, 39(2), 163-168

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.211 Tian Shi-Ping, Li Bo-Qiang and Xu Yong, Effects of O2 and CO2 concentrations on physiology and quality of litchi fruit in storage, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (4), 659-663.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.211 Banerjee Archana, Dasgupta Nabasree and De Bratati, In vitro study of antioxidant activity of Syzygium cuminii fruit, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (4), 727-733.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.212 Matuschek Erika and Svanberg Ulf, The effect of fruit extracts with polyphenol oxidase (PPO) activity on the in vitro accessibility of iron in high-tannin sorghum, Food Chem, 2005, 90 (4), 765-771.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.213 Chen Chang-Che, Liu Li-Kaung, Hsu Jeng-Dong, Huang Hui-Pei, Yang Mon-Yuan and Wang Chau-Jong, Mulberry extract inhibits the development of atherosclerosis in cholesterol-fed rabbits, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (4), 601-607.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.213 Del-Valle V, Hernández-Muñoz P, Guarda A and Galotto MJ, Development of a cactus-mucilage edible coating (Opuntia ficus- indica) and its application to extend strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) shelf-life, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (4), 751-756

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.214 Kulkarni Anand P and Aradhya Somaradhya Mallikarjuna, Chemical changes and antioxidant activity in pomegranate arils during fruit development, Food Chem, 2005, 93 (2), 319-324.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.214 Perez-Gago MB, Serra M and del Río MA, Colour change of fresh-cut apples coated with whey protein concentrate-based edible coatings, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2006, 39(1), 84-92

 

Fuel

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.215 Ramadhas AS, Muraleedharan C and Jayaraj S, Performance and emission evaluation of a diesel engine fuelled with methyl esters of rubber seed oil, Renewable Energy, 2005, 30(12), 1789-1800.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.215 Labeckas Gvidonas and Slavinskas Stasys, Performance of direct-injection off-road diesel engine on rapeseed oil, Renewable Energy, 2006, 31(6), 849-863.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.216 He Y and Bao YD, Study on cottonseed oil as a partial substitute for diesel oil in fuel for single-cylinder diesel engine, Renewable Energy, 2005, 30(5), 805-813.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.216 Canoira Laureano, Alcántara Ramón, Jesús García-Martínez M and Carrasco Jesús, Biodiesel from Jojoba oil-wax: Transesterification with methanol and properties as a fuel, Biomass Bioenergy, 2006, 30 (1), 76-81

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.5(3), May-June 2006, p.217 Ghadge Shashikant Vilas and Raheman Hifjur, Biodiesel production from mahua (Madhuca indica) oil having high free fatty acids, Biomass Bioenergy, 2005, 28 (6), 601-605; Ghadge Shashikant Vilas and Raheman Hifjur, Process optimization for biodiesel production from mahua (Madhuca indica) oil using response surface methodology, Bioresour Technol, 2006, 97 (3), 379-384].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.217 Zheng S, Kates M, Dubé MA and McLean DD, Acid-catalyzed production of biodiesel from waste frying oil, Biomass Bioenergy, 2006, 30 (3), 267-272.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.218 Goodrum John W and Geller Daniel P, Influence of fatty acid methyl esters from hydroxylated vegetable oils on diesel fuel lubricity, Bioresour Technol, 2005, 96 (7), 851-855.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.218 Stavarache Carmen, Vinatoru M, Nishimura R and Maeda Y, Fatty acids methyl esters from vegetable oil by means of ultrasonic energy, Ultra Sonochem, 2005, 12 (5), 367-372.

 

Gum/Rubber

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.219 McGowan BA, Padua GW and Lee S-Y, Formulation of corn zein chewing gum and evaluation of sensory properties by the time-intensity method, J Food Sci, 2005, 70(7), S475-S481.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.219 Singh Vandana, Srivastava Vasundhara, Pandey Meenakshi, Sethi Rupali and Sanghi Rashmi, Ipomoea turpethum seeds: a potential source of commercial gum, Carbohydr Polym, 2003, 51 (3), 357-359.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.220 Saha S, Singha NK, Chattopadhyay RN, Ganguly A and Bhowmick AK, Studies of Terminalia bellerica (Bahera), a natural gum, as an additive in a water-based adhesive composition, J Adhes Sci Technol, 2005, 19(15), 1349-1361.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.220 Gonçalves S and Romano A, Locust bean gum (LBG) as a gelling agent for plant tissue culture media, Sci Hort, 2005, 106 (1), 129-134.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.220 Agrawal SL, Mandot SK, Mandai N, Bandyopadhyay S, Mukhopadhyay R, Deuri AS, Mallik R and Bhowmick AK, Yeast as coupling agent for corn filler in tyre tread compound, Progr Rubber Plastics Recycl Technol, 2005, 21(3), 231-242.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.221 Tada A, Jin ZL, Sugimoto N, Sato K, Yamazaki T and Tanamoto K, Analysis of the constituents in jojoba wax used as a food additive by LC/MS/MS, J Food Hyg Soc Japan, 2005, 46(5), 198-204.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.221 Juan Orozco-Villafuertea, Leticia Buendía-Gonzáleza, Francisco Cruz-Sosaa and Vernon-Carterb Eduardo J, Increased mesquite gum formation in nodal explants cultures after treatment with a microbial biomass preparation, Plant Physiol Biochem, 2005, 43(8), 802-807.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.222 Sims Ian M and Newman Roger H, Structural studies of acidic xylans exuded from leaves of the monocotyledonous plants Phormium tenax and Phormium cookianum, Carbohydr Polym, 2006, 63 (3), 379-384.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.222 Bandyopadhyay S, Agrawal SL, Mandot SK, Mandal N, Dasgupta S, Mukhopadhyay R, Deuri AS and Ameta SC, Use of recycled tyre material in natural rubber-based tyre tread cap compound: Part I, Progr Rubber Plastics Recycl Technol, 2006, 22(1), 45-60.

Insecticides/Pesticides/Larvicides

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.223 Sirisoontaralak P and Noomhorm A, Changes to physicochemical properties and aroma of irradiated rice, J Stored Prod Res, 2006, 42(3), 264-276.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.223 Mi-Kyeong Han, Soon-Il Kim and Young-Joon Ahn, Insecticidal and antifeedant activities of medicinal plant extracts against Attagenus unicolor japonicus (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), J Stored Prod Res, 2006, 42(1), 15-22.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.224 Wang J, Zhu F, Zhou XM, Niu CY and Lei CL, Repellent and fumigant activity of essential oil from Artemisia vulgaris to Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), J Stored Prod Res, 2006, 42(3), 339-347

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.224 Ren YongLin and Mahon Daphne, Fumigation trials on the application of ethyl formate to wheat, split faba beans and sorghum in small metal bins, J Stored Prod Res, 2006, 42(3), 277-289.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.225 Antonious GF and  Snyder JC, Natural products: Repellency and toxicity of wild tomato leaf extracts to the two-spotted spider Mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch., J Environm Sci Health-Part B Pest, Food Contam Agric Wastes, 2006, 41(1), 43-55.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.225 Verghese Abraham, Nagaraju DK, Jayanthi Kamala PD and Madhura HS, Association of mango stone weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with fruit drop in mango, Crop Protect, 2005, 24 (5), 479-481.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.226 Dharmagadda VSS, Naik SN, Mittal PK and Vasudevan P, Larvicidal activity of Tagetes patula essential oil against three mosquito species, Bioresource Technol, 2005, 96 (11), 1235-1240.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.226 Nathan Sengottayan Senthil, Kalaivani Kandaswamy, Murugan Kadarkarai and Chung Paul Gene, Efficacy of neem limonoids on Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) the rice leaf folder, Crop Protect, 2005, 24 (8), 760-763.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.227 Verghese Abraham, Nagaraju DK, Vasudev V, Jayanthi Kamala PD, Madhura HS and Stonehouse JM, Effectiveness of insecticides of synthetic, plant and animal origin against the mango stone weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Crop Protect, 2005, 24 (7), 633-636.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.227 Prajapati Veena, Tripathi AK, Aggarwal KK and Khanuja SPS, Insecticidal, repellent and oviposition-deterrent activity of selected essential oils against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus, Bioresource Technol, 1005, 96 (16), 1749-1757.

 

Oil/Fat

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.228 Besbes Souhail, Blecker Christophe, Deroanne Claude, Lognay Georges, Drira Nour-Eddine and Attia Hamadi, Heating effects on some quality characteristics of date seed oil, Food Chem, 2005, 91(3), 469-476].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.228-229 Ghosh Priyankar, Reddy Krishna MM and Sashidha  RB, Quantitative evaluation of sanguinarine as an index of argemone oil adulteration in edible mustard oil by high performance thin layer chromatography, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (4), 757-764.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.229 Yu Liangli Lucy, Zhou Kequan Kevin and Parry John, Antioxidant properties of cold-pressed black caraway, carrot, cranberry, and hemp seed oils, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (4), 723-729.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.230 Yang Hong, Irudayaraj Joseph and Paradkar Manish M, Discriminant analysis of edible oils and fats by FTIR, FT-NIR and FT-Raman spectroscopy, Food Chem, 2005, 93 (1), 25-32.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.230 Marikkar JMN, Ghazali HM, Che Man YB, Peiris TSG and Lai OM, Distinguishing lard from other animal fats in admixtures of some vegetable oils using liquid chromatographic data coupled with multivariate data analysis, Food Chem, 2005, 91 (1), 5-14.

 

Pulp/Paper

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.231 Zenat A, Nagwai AH, Isis BK, Nader SS, Characterization properties of rice straw pulp treated with Streptomyces species and titanium dioxide, IPPTA: Quart J Ind Pulp Paper Techn Assoc, 2006, 18(1), 75-82.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.231 Sefain MZ, Mobarak F, Fadl MH and Kassem NF, Improvement of paper properties part II: Addition of Kaolin and starch to bagasse paper sheets treated with gelatin-hexamine, IPPTA: Quart J Ind Pulp Paper Techn Assoc, 2006, 18(1), 33-37.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.231 Bhaduri SK, Ghosh IN, Kundu SK, Mojumder P, Mondal SB, Leptadenia pyrotechnica - A potential raw material for pulp and paper, IPPTA Quart J Ind Pulp Paper Techn Assoc, 2006, 18(1), 59-63.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.232 Chowdhury P, Gupta P, Kumar M, Bajpai PK, Varadhan R, Study on improving the opacity of paper using adjunct filler pigments, IPPTA: Quart J Ind Pulp Paper Techn Assoc, 2005,17(3), 57-62.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.232 Gutierrez A, Rodriguez IM, del Rio JC, Chemical characterization of lignin and lipid fractions in industrial hemp bast fibers used for manufacturing high-quality paper pulps, J Agric Food Chem, 2006, 54(6), 2138-2144.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.232 New line of notebooks made from coffee, bananas, Recycled Paper News, 2003, 13(12), 2].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.233 Wanrosli WD, Zainuddina Z and Roslanb S, Upgrading of recycled paper with oil palm fiber soda pulp, Ind Crops Prod, 2005, 21 (3), 325-329.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.233 Almaa Mehmet Hakkı,  Kalaycıoğlub Hülya, Bektaşa Ibrahim and Tutus Ahmet, Properties of cotton carpel-based particleboards, Ind Crops Prod, 2005, 22 (2), 141-149.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.234 Pana Zhongli, Cathcart Anna and Wang Donghai, Properties of particleboard bond with rice bran and polymeric methylene diphenyl diisocyanate adhesives, Ind Crops Prod, 2006, 32 (1), 40-45.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.234 Freire Carmen SR, Silvestre Armando JD, Neto Carlos Pascoal and Evtuguin Dmitry V, Effect of oxygen, ozone and hydrogen peroxide bleaching stages on the contents and composition of extractives of Eucalyptus globulus kraft pulps, Bioresour Technol, 2006, 97 (3), 420-428.

 

Spices

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.235 Natarajan Kavithalakshmi S, Narasimhan Madhusudhanan, Shanmugasundaram K Radha and Shanmugasundaram ERB, Antioxidant activity of a salt–spice–herbal mixture against free radical induction, J Ethnopharmacol, 2006, 105(1-2), 76-83.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.235 Ananthakumar Arul, Variyar Prasad S and Sharma Arun , Estimation of aroma glycosides of nutmeg and their changes during radiation processing, J Chromatogr, 2006, 1108(2), 252-257.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.236 Christina AJM, Saraswathy GR, Heison Robert SJ, Kothai R, Chidambaranathan N, Nalini G and Therasal RL, Inhibition of CCl4-induced liver fibrosis by Piper longum Linn., Phytomedicine , 2006, 13(3), 196-198.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.236 Suneetha W Jessie and Krishnakantha TP, Cardamom extract as inhibitor of human platelet aggregation, Phytother Res, 2005, 19(5), 437 - 440.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.237 Nadarajah D, Han JH and Holley RA, Use of mustard flour to inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef under nitrogen flushed packaging, Int J Food Microbiol,  2005, 99 (3), 257-267.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.238 Schweiggert Ute, Schieber Andreas and Carle Reinhold, Inactivation of peroxidase, polyphenoloxidase, and lipoxygenase in paprika and chili powder after immediate thermal treatment of the plant material, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2005, 6 (4), 403-411].

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.238 Rao Lingamallu Jagan Mohan, Yada Hiroshi, Ono Hiroshi, Ohnishi-Kameyama Mayumi and Yoshida Mitsuru, Occurrence of antioxidant and radical scavenging proanthocyanidins from the Indian minor spice nagkesar (Mammea longifolia Planch. and Triana), Bioorg Med Chem, 2004, 12 (1), 31-36.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.239 Silvaa LV, Nelsona DL, Drummondb MFB, Dufosséc L and Glória MBA, Comparison of hydrodistillation methods for the deodorization of turmeric, Food Res Int, 2005, 38 (8-9), 1087-1096.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.239 Aruna K, Rukkumani R, Varma P Suresh, Menon Venugopal P, Therapeutic role of Cuminum cyminum on ethanol and thermally oxidized sunflower oil induced toxicity, Phytother Res, 2005, 19(5), 416 - 421.

Therapeutics

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.240 Gupta M, Mazumder UK, Sambath Kumar R, Gomathi P, Rajeshwar Y, Kakoti BB and Tamil Selven V, Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects of methanol extract from Bauhinia racemosa stem bark in animal models, J Ethnopharmacol, 2005, 98(3), 267-273.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.240 Gunakkunru A, Padmanaban K, Thirumal Pritila J, Parimala G, Vengatesan N, Gnanasekar N, Perianayagam James B, Sharma SK and Pillai KK, Anti-diarrhoeal activity of Butea monosperma in experimental animals, J Ethnopharmacol, 2005, 98 (3), 241-244.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.240 Mandal Debayan, Panda Nilendu, Kumar Shrabanti, Banerjee Sukdeb, Mandal Nirup B and Sahu Niranjan P, A triterpenoid saponin possessing antileishmanial activity from the leaves of Careya arborea, Phytochemistry, 2006, 67(2), 183-190.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.241 López-Molina Dorotea, Navarro-Martínez María Dolores, Melgarejo Francisco Rojas, Hiner Alexander NP, Chazarra Soledad and Rodríguez-López José Neptuno, Molecular properties and prebiotic effect of inulin obtained from artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.), Phytochemistry,2005, 66(12), 1476-1484.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.241 Vats V, Yadav SP, Biswas NR and Grover JK, Anti-cataract activity of Pterocarpus marsupium bark and Trigonella foenum-graecum seeds extract in alloxan diabetic rats, J Ethnopharmacol, 2004, 93(2-3), 289-294.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.242 Carter John W, Ronald Madl and Padula Frank, Wheat antioxidants suppress intestinal tumour activity in Min mice, Nutr Res, 2006, 26(1), 33-38.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.242 Dharmani Poonam, Kuchibhotla Vijay Kumar, Maurya Rakesh, Srivastava Sudhir, Sharma Sharad and Palit Gautam, Evaluation of anti-ulcerogenic and ulcer-healing properties of Ocimum sanctum Linn., J Ethnopharmacol, 2004, 93(2-3), 197-206.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.242 Sudhakar M, Rao Ch V, Rao PM and Raju DB, Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of Cleome viscosa and Gmelina asiatica, Fitoterapia, 2006, 77 (1), 47-49.  

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.243 Hill AL, Tippett CE, Smith S-J and Pippard CJ, The suitability of Aloe vera products for the treatment of distal limb dermatophilosis in horses, Int J Aromather, 2005, 15(4), 169-176.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.243 Tang Xinhui, Gao Jing, Wang Yanping, Fan Yi-Mei, Xu Li-Zhi, Zhao Xiao-ning, Xu Xu Qiang and Qian Zhong Ming, Effective protection of Terminalia catappa L. leaves from damage induced by carbon tetrachloride in liver mitochondria, J Nutr Biochem, 2006, 17(3), 177-182.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.243 Suresh Kumar G, Shetty AK, Sambaiah K and Salimath PV, Antidiabetic property of fenugreek seed mucilage and spent turmeric in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Nutr Res, 2005, 25(11), 1021-1028.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.244 Al-Waili Noori S, Mixture of Honey, Beeswax and Olive Oil Inhibits Growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans, Arch Med Res, 2005, 36 (1), 10-13].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.244 Pigatto Paolo D and Guzzi Gianpaolo, Aloe linked to Thyroid Dysfunction, Arch Med Res, 2005, 36 (5), 608.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.245 Fulzele Devanand P and Satdive Ramesh K, Distribution of anticancer drug camptothecin in Nothapodytes foetida, Fitoterapia, 2005, 76 (7-8), 643-648.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.245 Medeiros IA, Santos MRV, Nascimento NMS and Duarte JC, Cardiovascular effects of Sida cordifolia leaves extract in rats, Fitoterapia, 2006, 77(1), 19-27.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.246 Singh Sukh Mahendra, Singh Nisha and Shrivastava Pratima, Effect of alcoholic extract of Ayurvedic herb Tinospora cordifolia on the proliferation and myeloid differentiation of bone marrow precursor cells in a tumor-bearing host, Fitoterapia, 2006, 77(1), 1-11].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.246 Hore SK, Ahuja V, Mehta G, Kumar Pardeep, Pandey SK and Ahmad AH, Effect of aqueous Euphorbia hirta leaf extract on gastrointestinal motility, Fitoterapia, 2006, 77 (1), 35-38.

 

Vegetable

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.247 Costa Lorenza, Vicente Ariel R, Civello Pedro M, Chaves Alicia R and Martínez Gustavo A, UV-C treatment delays postharvest senescence in broccoli florets, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2006, 39(2), 204-210

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.247 Serrano M, Martinez-Romero D, Guillén F, Castillo S and Valero D, Maintenance of broccoli quality and functional properties during cold storage as affected by modified atmosphere packaging, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2006, 39(1), 61-68

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.248 Ketteringham Laurence, Gausseres Raphaelle, James Stephen J and James Christian, Application of aqueous ozone for treating pre-cut green peppers (Capsicum annuum L.), J Food Eng, 2006, 76(1), 104-111

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.248 Devinder, Sogi DS, Garg SK and Bawa AS, Flotation-cum-sedimentation system for skin and seed separation from tomato pomace, J Food Eng, 2005, 71(4), 341-344

 

In Brief

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.249 Pan Zhongli, Cathcart Anna and Wang Donghai, Thermal and chemical treatments to improve adhesive property of rice bran, Ind Crops Prod, 2005, 22 (3), 233-240.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.249 Vasanth Kumar K, Ramamurthi V and Sivanesan S, Biosorption of malachite green, a cationic dye onto Pithophora sp., a fresh water algae, Dyes Pigments, 2006, 69 (1-2), 102-107.

 

Projects/Schemes

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.250 Process for Herbal ghee development, NDRI News, 2005, 10 (2), 1.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.250 Development of mechanized Rasogolla manufacturing machine for large-scale production, NDRI News, 2005, 10(2), 2.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 5(3), May-June 2006, p.250, Whey based beverage making, NDRI News, 2005, 10(3), 1.