NATURAL PRODUCT RADIANCE

A Bimonthly Journal on Natural Products

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VOLUME 8

NUMBER 3

May-June 2009

 

 

                                                        C       O      N       T       E       N       T       S

 

 

Readers Write

213

Classified Digests

 

Beverage

214

 

Dye

220

Feed/Fodder

223

Fibre

228

Food

233

Fruit

 

241

Fuel

247

Gum/Rubber

252

Insecticides/Fungicides/Larvicides  

256

Oils/Fats

261

Poultry

267

Pulp / Paper

272

Spices 

276

Therapeutics 

 

282

Vegetables     

292

In Brief

297

Projects/Schemes

300

Forthcoming Exhibitions/Conferences

301

Guidelines to authors

302

Subscription Form

304

Index

305

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                   

 

Announcement

Forthcoming July-August, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2009 is a Special issue

On

Production of Wine from Non-Grape Fruits

Including

·        Apple vermouth

·        Carrot wine

·        Cashew apple wine

·        Cider

·        Fruit Wine-Functional food

·        Kinnow wine

·        Kiwi Wine

·        Litchi wine

·        Mahua wine

·        Mango wine

·        Plum wine

·        Strawberry wine

Guest Editor

Prof. V. K. Joshi

Head, Department of Postharvest Technology

Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP), India

 

Forthcoming Conferences, Seminars, Exhibitions and Trainings

 

1. BIT Life Sciences' 2nd Annual World Summit of Antivirals 2009, 18-20 July 2009, Seoul, China, Ms. Yolanda Wang, Program Coordinator , Organizing Committee of WSA-2009, China 26 Gaoneng Street, Room 405, Dalian High-tech Zone, Dalian, LN 116025, China; Phone: 0086-411-84799609-813; Fax: 0086-411-84799629; E-mail: yolanda@bit-wsa.com; Website: http://www.bitlifesciences.com/wsa2009.

2. Euro-Conference on Marine Natural Products, 19-23 July, 2009, Porto, Portugal, Prof. Dr. Anake Kijjoa, Departamento de Química Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto,  4099-003 Porto Portugal, Phone:  +351-222062288; Fax:+ +351-222062232; E-mail: ankijjoa@icbas.up.pt; Website: www.cimar.org/6ECMNP/

3. International Conference on Algal Biomass–Resources and Utilization, 27-30 July 2009, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr V Sivasubramanian Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology;

Website: http://www.geocities.com/krishalg/icabru09.htm

4. International Conference on Challenges In Biotechnology And Food Technology, (ICBF-2009), 26-28 August, 2009, Dr. P. Mullai/Dr. M. Thenmozhi, Department of Technology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar-608 002, Tamil Nadu, India; E-mail: sammullaip@yahoo.in, thenmozhim.au@gmail.com, icbf2009@gmail.com

5. Indonesian Food Technology Exhibition (Indo Foodtec), 12-15 August 2009, Jakarta; Website: http://www.indofoodtec.com/

 

6. 2nd Algae Biofuel Summit 2009 , 8-10 September 2009 Delhi, India, Summit Secretariat, Growdiesel Climate Care Council, B-196, Surajmal Vihar, Delhi-110 092; Phone:+91-011-65803335, +91-011-32904064; Fax: +91-011-42404335; E-mail: info@growdieselevents.com, info@algaebiofuelsummit.com; Website: http://www.algaebiofuelsummit.com

 

7. National Seminar on ICT for Agriculture & Rural Development, 9-11 September 2009, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, India; Website: http://www.modelevillage.in 

8. Indian Environment Summit 2009, 14-16 September 2009, Delhi, India, IRWM & Co., 27M/1, Zamrudpur, New Delhi-110 048, India; Phone: +91-011-46565890-95, 91-98184 28461, +91-98100 30371; Fax: +91-11-2923587; E-mail: gagan@iesummit.net, rogers@iesummit.net; Website: http://iesummit.net/contact.php

9. 22nd Asian Pacific Weed Science Conference, 19-23 October 2009, Lahore, Pakistan, Prof K B Marwat; Website: http://www.wssp.org.pk

 

10. Sixth Solanaceae Genome, 8-13 November 2009, Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi, India, Prof. R. P. Sharma Co-Chair, SOL 2009 School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500 046 India; Phone: +91-040-23010514; Fax: +91-40 23010120; E-mail: sol2009.sharma@gmail.com;

Website: http://www.sol2009.org/

 

11. International Conference on Horticulture, 9-12 November, 2009, Bangalore, India. Chairman, Organizing Committee, International Conference on Horticulture, P N Agricultural Science Foundation, #9, 1st Cross, 1st Main, 1st Block, Rajmahal Vilas Extension II stage, Bangalore-560 094, Karnataka, India; Phone: +91-80-3415188; Fax: +91-80-23511555; E-Mail:drpremnath@vsnl.net/pnasf@rediffmail.com/pnasfoundation@gmail.com/pnasf@vsnl.net; Website: www.pnasf.org, www.pnasf.org/news&events.htm

 

12. International Exhibition and Conference for the Food and Beverage Industry (Annapoorna-World Food India), 25-27 November 2009, Mumbai, India; Website: http://www.worldoffoodindia.com/

 

Classified Digests

Beverage

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 214 van Dam Rob M, Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2008, 33(6), 1269-1283

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,214 Cortés Clara, Esteve María J and Frígola Ana, Color of orange juice treated by High Intensity Pulsed Electric Fields during refrigerated storage and comparison with pasteurized juice, Food Control, 2008, 19 (2), 151-158

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 215 Ordóñez-Santos Luis Eduardo, Vázquez-Odériz Lourdes, Arbones-Maciñeira Enrique and Romero-Rodríguez M Ángeles, The influence of storage time on micronutrients in bottled tomato pulp, Food Chem, 2009, 112 (1), 146-149

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 215 Terry E, Battram Danielle S., Dela Flemming, Ahmed El-Sohemy and Farah SL Thong, Does caffeine alter muscle carbohydrate and fat metabolism during exercise?, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2008, 33(6), 1311–1318

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 216 Burke Louise M, Caffeine and sports performance Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 33(6), 1319-1334

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 216 Tarnopolsky Mark A, Effect of caffeine on the neuromuscular system—potential as an ergogenic aid, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2008, 33(6), 1284-1289

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 217 Oulahal Nadia, Brice Wilfried, Martial Adèle and Degraeve Pascal, Quantitative analysis of survival of Staphylococcus aureus or Listeria innocua on two types of surfaces: Polypropylene and stainless steel in contact with three different dairy products, Food Control, 2008, 19 (2), 178-185

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 217 Thielecke Frank and Boschmann Michael, The potential role of green tea catechins in the prevention of the metabolic syndrome – A review, Phytochemistry, 2009, 70(1), 11-24

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 218 Thomas Kevin, Morris Penelope and Stevenson Emma, Improved endurance capacity following chocolate milk consumption compared with 2 commercially available sport drinks, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2009, 34(1), 78-82

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 218 Tiwari BK, O'Donnell CP, Muthukumarappan K and Cullen PJ, Anthocyanin and colour degradation in ozone treated blackberry juice, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 70-75.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 218 Rodríguez María Susana, Montero Mirta, Staffolo Marina Dello, Martino Miriam, Bevilacqua Alicia and Albertengo Liliana, Chitosan influence on glucose and calcium availability from yogurt: In vitro comparative study with plants fibre, Carbohydr Polym, 2008, 74 (4), 797-801

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 219 Lambelet Pierre, Richelle Myriam, Bortlik Karlheinz, Franceschi Federico and Giori Andrea M, Improving the stability of lycopene Z-isomers in isomerised tomato extracts, Food Chem, 2009, 112 (1), 156-161

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 219 Yang Hailong and Zhang Liang, Changes in some components of soymilk during fermentation with the basidiomycete Ganoderma lucidum, Food Chem, 2009, 112 (1), 1-5

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 219 Erten Huseyin, Tanguler Hasan and Canba Ahmet, A traditional Turkish lactic acid fermented beverage: Shalgam (Salgam), Food Rev Int, 2008, 24 (3), 352-359

 

Dye

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,  220 Samanta Ashis Kumar, Agarwal Priti and Datta Siddhartha, Studies on Colour-Strength-Related Parameters and Compatibility for Dyeing of Cotton Fabric with Binary Mixtures of Jackfruit Wood and Other Natural Dyes, J Nat Fibers, 2009, 6(1), 27-45

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,  220 Vatai Tünde, Škerget Mojca, Knez Željko, Kareth Sabine, Wehowski Manuel and Weidner Eckhard, Extraction and formulation of anthocyanin-concentrates from grape residues, The J Supercrit Fluids, 2008, 45 (1), 32-36

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 221 Noelia López, Eduardo Puértolas, Santiago Condón, Javier Raso and Ignacio Alvarez, Enhancement of the extraction of betanine from red beetroot by pulsed electric fields, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(1), 60-66

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 221 Guinot P, Gargadennec A, Fisca P La, Fruchier A, Andary C and Mondolot L, Serratula tinctoria, a source of natural dye: Flavonoid pattern and histolocalization, Industr Crops Prod, 2009, 29(2-3), 320-325

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 221 Liu Bao-Qi, Zhao Xiao-Peng and Luo Wei, The synergistic effect of two photosynthetic pigments in dye-sensitized mesoporous TiO2 solar cells, Dyes Pigments, 2008, 76 (2), 327-331

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 222 Patil Ganapathi, Madhusudhan MC, Babu B Ravindra and Raghavarao KSMS, Extraction, dealcoholization and concentration of anthocyanin from red radish, Chem Eng Process: Process Intensif, 2009, 48 (1), 364-369

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 222 Inoue Kaoru, Yoshida Midori, Takahashi Miwa, Shibutani Makoto, Takagi Hironori, Hirose Masao and Nishikawa Akiyoshi, Induction of kidney and liver cancers by the natural food additive madder color in a two-year rat carcinogenicity study, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 184-191

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 223 Xie XinshengWang LuJia Shunhua, Zhou Qicheng, Zhang Xinlong and Hu Xiaofeng, Extraction of coloring matter from Sargentodoxa cuneata by ultrasonic technique and its application on wool fabric, Indian J Fibre Text Res, 2008, 33 (4), 426-430

 

Feed/Fodder

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 223-24 Gowda NKS, Pal Dintaran T, Bellur Srinivas R, Bharadwaj Ujala , Sridhar Manpal , Satyanarayana Mayasandra L, Prasad Cadaba S, Ramachandra Koodli S, Sampath Koratikere T, Evaluation of castor (Ricinus communis) seed cake in the total mixed ration for sheep, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 216-220

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,  224 Thacker  Philip A and Haq Inam, Effect of enzymes, flavor and organic acids on nutrient digestibility, performance and carcass traits of growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing dehydrated lucerne meal, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(1), 101-108

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 224Mahesar SA, Sherazi STH, Abro Kamran, Kandhro Aftab, Bhanger MI, van de Voort FR and Sedman J, Application of microwave heating for the fast extraction of fat content from the poultry feeds, Talanta, 2008, 75 (5), 1240-1244.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 225 Sanon HO, Kaboré-Zoungrana C and Ledin I, Nutritive value and voluntary feed intake by goats of three browse fodder species in the Sahelian zone of West Africa, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2008, 144 (1-2), 97-110

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 225 Mellado M, García JE, Arévalo JR and Pittroff W, Replacement value of Solanum elaeagnifolium for alfalfa hay offered to growing goats, J Arid Environm, 2008, 72(11), 2034-2039

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 226-227 [Chikagwa-Malunga SK, Adesogan AT, Sollenberger LE, Badinga LK, Szabo NJ and Littell RC, Nutritional characterization of Mucuna pruriens: 1. Effect of maturity on the nutritional quality of botanical fractions and the whole plant, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2009, 148 (1), 34-50; Chikagwa-Malunga SK, Adesogan AT, Salawn MB, Szabo NJ, Littell RC, Kim SC and Phatak SC, Nutritional characterization of Mucuna pruiriens: 2. In vitro ruminal fluid fermentability of Mucuna pruriens, Mucuna l-dopa and soybean meal incubated with or without l-dopa, Anim Feed Sci Technol, 2009, 148 (1), 51-67

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 227 Vats Purva, Bharat Bhushan and Banerjee UC, Studies on the dephosphorylation of phytic acid in livestock feed using phytase from Aspergillus niger van Teighem, Bioresour Technol, 2009, 100 (1), 287-291

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 227 Nordkvist Erik, Stepinska Anna and Häggblom Per, Aflatoxin contamination of consumer milk caused by contaminated rice by-products in compound cattle feed, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 359-361

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 228 Khan M Ajmal, Ansari Raziuddin, Ali Haibat, Gul Bilquees and Nielsen Brent L, Panicum turgidum, a potentially sustainable cattle feed alternative to maize for saline areas, Agric Ecosyst Environ, 2009, 129 (4), 542-546.

 

Fibre

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 228-229 El-Tayeb NSM, Two-body abrasive behaviour of untreated SC and R-G fibres polyester composites, Wear, 2009, 266(1-2), 220-232

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 8(3), May-June 2009, 230 Xia ZP, Yu JY, Cheng LD, Liu LF and Wang WM, Study on the breaking strength of jute fibres using modified Weibull distribution, Composites Part A: Appl Sci Manuf, 2009, 40 (1), 54-59

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 230-231 Liu Di, Han Guangting, Huang Jiancheng and Zhang Yuanming, Composition and structure study of natural Nelumbo nucifera fiber, Carbohydr Polym, 2009, 75 (1), 39-43

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 231 Nykter Minna, Kymäläinen Hanna-Riitta, Thomsen Anne Belinda, Lilholt Hans, Koponen Hilkka, Sjöberg Anna-Maija and Thygesen Anders, Effects of thermal and enzymatic treatments and harvesting time on the microbial quality and chemical composition of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.), Biomass Bioenergy, 2008, 32 (5), 392-399

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 231-232 Saravanan Dhandapani, Pallavi N, Balaji R and Parthiban R, Investigations into structural aspects of Borassus flabellifer Linn. (palmyrah palm) fruit fibres, J Text Inst, 2008, 99(2),133-140

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 232 Orhan Mehmet, Kut Dilek and Gunesoglu Cem, Improving the antibacterial activity of cotton fabrics finished with triclosan by the use of 1,2,3,4-butanetetracarboxylic acid and citric acid, J Appl Polym Sci, 2009, 111(3),1344-1352

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 232 Giri Dev VR, Venugopal J, Sudha S, Deepika G and Ramakrishna S, Dyeing and antimicrobial characteristics of chitosan treated wool fabrics with henna dye, Carbohydr Polym, 2009, 75 (4), 646-650

 

Food

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 233 Gómez Manuel, Pardo Jose, Oliete Bonastre, and Caballero Pedro A, Effect of the milling process on quality characteristics of rye flour, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 470-476

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 233 Tsironi Theofania, Salapa Ioanna and Taoukis Petros, Shelf life modelling of osmotically treated chilled gilthead seabream fillets, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 23-31

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 234 Jisha S, Padmaja G, Moorthy SN and Rajeshkumar K, Pre-treatment effect on the nutritional and functional properties of selected cassava-based composite flours, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2008, 9 (4), 587-592

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 234-35 Shirani Gamlath and Ganesharanee Ravindran, Extruded products with Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecium) chickpea and rice: Physical properties, sensory acceptability and glycaemic index, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(1), 44-52

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 235 Peñas Elena, Gómez Rosario, Frías Juana and Vidal-Valverde Concepción, Efficacy of combinations of high pressure treatment, temperature and antimicrobial compounds on quality of alfalfa seeds, Food Control, 2009, 20 (1), 31-39

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 236 Rosell CM, Santos E and Collar C, Physico-chemical properties of commercial fibres from different sources: A comparative approach, Food Res Int, 2009, 42 (1), 176-184

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 236 Hung Pham Van, Maeda Tomoko, Miyatake Kazutaka and Morita Naofumi, Total phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of wheat graded flours by polishing method, Food Res Int, 2009, 42 (1), 185-190

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 237 Pareyt Bram, Talhaoui Faisal, Kerckhofs Greet, Brijs Kristof, Goesaert Hans, Wevers Martine and Delcour Jan A, The role of sugar and fat in sugar-snap cookies: Structural and textural properties, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(3), 400-408

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 237 Panasiewicz Marian, Grochowicz Józef and Sobczak Paweł, Influence of hydrothermal processes on selected physical properties of oat grain, J Food Eng, 2009, 90 (1), 81-89

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 237-38 Leemans Vincent and Destain Marie-France, Ultrasonic internal defect detection in cheese, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(3), 333-340.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 238 Correia Isabel, Correia Alexandra Nunes, António S Barros and Delgadillo Ivonne, Protein profile and malt activity during sorghum germination, J Sci Food Agric, 2008, 88(15), 2598-2605

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 238 Ravi Ramasamy and Harte Janice B, Milling and physicochemical properties of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) varieties, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 258-266

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 239 Nanditha Bheema Rao, Sankar Jena Bhabani, Pichan Prabhasankar, Influence of natural antioxidants and their carry-through property in biscuit processing, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 288-298

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 239 Thanatuksorn Pariya, Kajiwara Kazuhito and Suzuki Toru, Characteristics and oil absorption of deep-fat fried dough prepared from ball-milled wheat flour, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 363-371

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 240 Phillips Katherine M, Carlsen Monica H and Blomhoff Rune, Total antioxidant content of alternatives to refined sugar, J Amer Diet Assoc, 2009, 109(1), 64-71

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 241 Gómez Manuel, Pardo Jose, Oliete Bonastre, and Caballero Pedro A, Effect of the milling process on quality characteristics of rye flour, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 470-476

Fruit

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 241 Palanimuthu V, Rajkumar P, Orsat V, Gariépy Y and Raghavan GSV, Improving cranberry shelf-life using high voltage electric field treatment, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(3), 365-371

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 242, Li Zhenfeng, Wang Ning, Raghavan G S Vijaya and Vigneault Clément, Ripeness and rot evaluation of ‘Tommy Atkins’ mango fruit through volatiles detection, J Food Eng, 2009, 91(2), 319-324

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,  242 Reuck Karen De, Sivakumar Dharini, Korsten Lise, Effect of integrated application of chitosan coating and modified atmosphere packaging on overall quality retention in litchi cultivars, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(5), 915-920

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 243 Habibi Najafi Mohammad B and Khodaparast MH Haddad, Efficacy of ozone to reduce microbial populations in date fruits, Food Control, 2009, 20 (1), 27-30

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 243 Esther Sakyi-Dawson, Prudence Asamoah-Bonti, George Amponsah Annor, Biochemical changes in new plantain and cooking banana hybrids at various stages of ripening, J Sci Food Agric, 2008, 88(15), 2724-2729

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 244 García-Pérez JV, Carcel JA, MA García-Alvarado JA and Mulet A, Simulation of grape stalk deep-bed drying, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(2), 308-314

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 244 Blasco J, Cubero S, Gómez-Sanchís J, Mira P and Moltó E, Development of a machine for the automatic sorting of pomegranate (Punica granatum) arils based on computer vision, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(1), 27-34

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 244 Díaz-Reinoso Beatriz, Moure Andrés, Domínguez Herminia  and Parajó Juan Carlos, Ultra- and nanofiltration of aqueous extracts from distilled fermented grape pomace, J Food Eng, 2009, 91(4), 587-593

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 8(3), May-June 2009, 245 Usenik Valentina, Štampar Franci and Veberič Robert, Anthocyanins and fruit colour in plums (Prunus domestica L.) during ripening, Food Chem, 2009, 114 (2), 529-534

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 245 Usenik Valentina, Kastelec Damijana, Veberič Robert and Štampar Franci, Quality changes during ripening of plums (Prunus domestica L.), Food Chem, 2008, 111 (4), 830-836

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 245-46 Zhao Zhilei, Cao Jiankang, Jiang Weibo, Gu Yuhong, Zhao Yumei, Maturity-related chilling tolerance in mango fruit and the antioxidant capacity involved, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Volume2009, 89(2 304-309

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 246 Mexis SF, Badeka AV, Chouliara E, Riganakos KA and Kontominas MG, Effect of γ-irradiation on the physicochemical and sensory properties of raw unpeeled almond kernels (Prunus dulcis), Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 87-92

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 246-47 Toğrul İnci Türk and İspir Ayşe, Equilibrium distribution coefficients during osmotic dehydration of apricot, Food Bioprod Process, 2008, 86 (4), 254-267

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 247 Taniwaki Mitsuru, Takahashi Masahiro and Sakurai Naoki, Determination of optimum ripeness for edibility of postharvest melons using nondestructive vibration, Food Res int, 2009, 42 (1), 137-141

 

Fuel

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 247 Marcia Wood, Guayule: Go Native With This Promising Biofuel—and Biomedical—Crop, Agric Res Mag, 2009, 57(2), 18-19

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 248 Gumus M, Evaluation of hazelnut kernel oil of Turkish origin as alternative fuel in diesel engines, Renewable Energy, 2008, 33(11), 2008, 2448-2457

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 248 Demirbas Ayhan, Studies on cottonseed oil biodiesel prepared in non-catalytic SCF conditions, Bioresour Technol, 2008, 99 (5), 1125-1130

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 248 Ellis Naoko, Guan Feng, Chen Tim and Poon Conrad, Monitoring biodiesel production (transesterification) using in situ viscometer, Chem Eng J, 2008, 138 (1-3), 200-206

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 249 Santos Francisco FP, Rodrigues Sueli and Fernandes Fabiano AN, Optimization of the production of biodiesel from soybean oil by ultrasound assisted methanolysis, Fuel Process Technol, 2009, 90 (2), 312-316

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 249 Yin Jian-Zhong, Xiao Min, Wang Ai-Qin and Xiu Zhi-Long, Synthesis of biodiesel from soybean oil by coupling catalysis with subcritical methanol, Energy Conver Manage, 2008, 49 (12), 3512-3516

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 249-50 Azcan Nezihe and Danisman Aysegul, Microwave assisted transesterification of rapeseed oil, Fuel, 2008, 87 (10-11), 1781-1788

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 250 Das DK and O.P. Chaturvedi OP, Energy dynamics and bioenergy production of Populus deltoides G-3 Marsh plantation in eastern India, Biomass Bioenergy, 2009, 33 (1), 144-148

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 250-51 Georgogianni KG, Kontominas MG, Pomonis PJ, Avlonitis D and Gergis V, Conventional and in situ transesterification of sunflower seed oil for the production of biodiesel, Fuel Process Technol, 2008, 89 (5), 503-509

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 251 Haldar SK, Ghosh BB and Nag A, Utilization of unattended Putranjiva roxburghii non-edible oil as fuel in diesel engine, Renewable Energy, 2008, 34(1), 343-347

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 251 Shi Haixian and Bao Zonghong, Direct preparation of biodiesel from rapeseed oil leached by two-phase solvent extraction, Bioresour Technol, 2008, 99 (18), 9025-9028

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 252 Schinas P, Karavalakis G, Davaris C, Anastopoulos G, Karonis D, Zannikos F, Stournas S and Lois E, Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seed oil as an alternative feedstock for the production of biodiesel in Greece, Biomass Bioenergy, 2009, 33 (1), 44-49

 

Gum/Rubber

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 252 Nair Radhakrishnan M N, Biju P K, Thomas George V and Nair Gopinathan M R, Blends of PVC and epoxidized liquid natural rubber: Studies on impact modification, J Appl Polym Sci, 2009, 111(1), 48-56

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 253 Zeng Zheng, Ren Wentan, Xu Chi, Lu Weiqiang, Zhang Yong and  Zhang Yinxi, Effect of bis(3-triethoxysilylpropyl) tetrasulfide on the crosslink structure, interfacial adhesion, and mechanical properties of natural rubber/cotton fiber composites, J Appl Polym Sci, 2009, 111(1), 437-443

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 253 Singh Vandana, Tripathi Devendra Narayan, Malviya Tulika, Sanghi Rashmi, Persulfate/ascorbic acid initiated synthesis of poly(acrylonitrile)-grafted tamarind seed gum: A potential commercial gum, J Appl Polym Sci, 2009, 111(1), 539-544

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 253-54 Chen Fangeng  and Lu  Zhuomin, Liquefaction of wheat straw and preparation of rigid polyurethane foam from the liquefaction products, J Appl Polym Sci, 2009, 111(1), 508-516

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 254 Binsi PK, Shamasundar BA, Dileep AO, Badii F and Howell NK, Rheological and functional properties of gelatin from the skin of Bigeye snapper (Priacanthus hamrur) fish: Influence of gelatin on the gel-forming ability of fish mince, Food Hydrocol, 2009, 23 (1), 132-145

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 254-55 Du Yunjian, Zhao Yuqiao, Dai Shuchao and Yang Bao, Preparation of water-soluble chitosan from shrimp shell and its antibacterial activity, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 103-107

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 255 Ma Xiaofei, Chang Peter R, Yu Jiugao and Stumborg Mark, Properties of biodegradable citric acid-modified granular starch/thermoplastic pea starch composites, Carbohydr Polym, 2009, 75 (1), 1-8

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 255 Yen Ming-Tsung, Yang Joan-Hwa and Mau Jeng-Leun, Physicochemical characterization of chitin and chitosan from crab shells, Carbohydr Polym, 2009, 75 (1), 15-21

Insecticides/Fungicides/Larvicides

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 256 Prabakaran G, Hoti SL, Manonmani AM and Balaraman K, Coconut water as a cheap source for the production of δ endotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, a mosquito control agent, Acta Tropica, 2008, 105 (1), 35-38

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 256 Chapagain Bishnu P, Saharan Vinod and Wiesman Zeev, Larvicidal activity of saponins from Balanites aegyptiaca callus against Aedes aegypti mosquito, Bioresour Technol, 2008, 99 (5), 1165-1168

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 257 Dikbas Neslihan, Kotan Recep, Dadasoglu Fatih and Sahin Fikrettin, Control of Aspergillus flavus with essential oil and methanol extract of Satureja hortensis, Int J Food Microbiol, 2008, 124 (2), 179-182

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 257 Razzaghi-Abyaneh Mehdi, Shams-Ghahfarokhi Masoomeh, Yoshinari Tomoya, Rezaee Mohammad-Bagher, Jaimand Kamkar, Nagasawa Hiromichi and Sakuda Shohei, Inhibitory effects of Satureja hortensis L. essential oil on growth and aflatoxin production by Aspergillus parasiticus, Int J Food Microbiol, 2008, 123 (3), 228-233

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 257-58 Batish Daizy R, Singh Harminder Pal, Kohli Ravinder Kumar and Kaur Shalinder, Eucalyptus essential oil as a natural pesticide, For Ecol Manage, 2008, 256 (12), 2166-2174

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 258 Zhiqiang Huang , Ying Zhang, Libing Wang, Li Ding, Meilin Wang, Hongfei Yan, Yongjun Li, Shaohua Zhu, Simultaneous determination of 103 pesticide residues in tea samples by LC-MS/MS, J Separat Sci, 2008, 32(9), 1294-1301

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 258 Jain Anju, Mohan Jitendra, Singh Mahendra, Goswami BK, Potentiality of different isolates of wilt fungus Fusarium oxysporum collected from rhizosphere of tomato against root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita, J Environm Sci Health, Part B, 2008, 43(8), 686-691

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 259 Bishnu A, Saha T, Mazumdar D, Chakrabarti K, Chakraborty A , Assessment of the impact of pesticide residues on microbiological and biochemical parameters of tea garden soils in India, J Environm Sci Health, Part B, 2008, 43(8), 723-731

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 259 Szewczyk Boguslaw, Barski Piotr, Sihler William, Rabalski Lukasz, Skrzecz Iwona, Hoyos-Carvajal Liliana, de Souza Marlinda Lobo, Detection and identification of baculovirus pesticides by multitemperature single-strand conformational polymorphism, J Environm Sci Health, Part B, 2008, 43( 7), 539-545

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 260 Posada-Flórez Francisco J, Production of Beauveria bassiana fungal spores on rice to control the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei in Colombia, J Insect Sci , 2008, 8(41), 1-13

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 260 Denny J, Edwards David L and Donahue Kelly M, Susceptibility of the Strawberry Crown Moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) to Entomopathogenic Nematodes, J Econ Entomol, 2008, 101(2), 251-255

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 261 Baldwin RW, Koehler PG and Pereira RM, Toxicity of Fatty Acid Salts to German and American Cockroaches, J Econ Entomol, 2008, 101(4), 1384-1388

 

Oil/Fats

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 261 Liu Donghong, Shi John, Posada Luidy Rodriacuteguez, Kakud Yukio and Xue Sophia Jun, Separating Tocotrienols from Palm Oil by Molecular Distillation, Food Rev Int, 2008, 24 (4), 376-391

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 262 Van Hoed V, De Clercq N, Echim C, Andjelkovic M, Leber E , Dewettinck K and Verhé R, Berry seeds: A source of specialty oils with high content of bioactives and nutritional value, J Food Lipids, 2009, 16(1), 33-49

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 262 Marina AM, Che Man YB, Nazimah SAH and Amin I, Monitoring the adulteration of virgin coconut oil by selected vegetable oils using differential scanning calorimetry, J Food Lipids, 2009, 16(1), 50-61

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 262 Wang Yong, Zhao Mouming , Ou Shiyi and Song Keke, Partial hydrolysis of soybean oil by phospholipase A1 to produce diacylglycerol-enriched oil, J Food Lipids, 2009, 16(1), 113-132.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 263 Koh Soo Peng, Arifin Norlelawati, Lai Oi Ming, Yusoff Mohd Suria Affandi, Long Kamariah, Tan Chin Ping, Oxidative stability of palm- and soybean-based medium- and long-chain triacylglycerol (MLCT) oil blends, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 455-462

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 263 Msaada Kamel, Hosni Karim, Taarit Mouna Ben, Chahed Thouraya, Hammami Mohamed and Marzouk Brahim, Changes in fatty acid composition of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) fruit during maturation, Ind Crops Prod, 2009, 29 (2-3), 269-274

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 264 Khare Salaj, Asad Mohammed Dhamanigi Sunil S and Satya Prasad , Antiulcer acitivity of cod liver oil in rats, Indian J Pharmacol, 2008, 40(5), 209-214.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 264 Malheiro Ricardo, Oliveira Ivo, Vilas-Boas Miguel, Falcão Soraia, Bento Albino and Pereira José Alberto, Effect of microwave heating with different exposure times on physical and chemical parameters of olive oil, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 92-97

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 264-65 Rodríguez-Alcalá Luis Miguel, Harte Federico and Fontecha Javier, Fatty acid profile and CLA isomers content of cow, ewe and goat milks processed by high pressure homogenization, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 32-36

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 265 Mandawgade SD and Patravale Vandana B, Formulation and evaluation of exotic fat based cosmeceuticals for skin repair, Indian J Pharm Sci, 2008, 70 (4), 539-542

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 265 Omeje EO, Okide GB, Esimone CO and Ajali U, Kinetics of autoxidation of an oil extract from Terminalia catappa, Indian J Pharm Sci, 2008, 70 (2), 260-262.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 266 Burdock George A and Carabin Ioana G, Safety assessment of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) essential oil as a food ingredient, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 22-34

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 266 Alim Abdul Md, Lee Jeung Hee and Lee Ki-Teak , Production of lipase-catalyzed solid fat from mustard oil and palm stearin with linoleic acid by response surface methodology, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(4),706-712

 

Poultry

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 267 Widdicombe Joanne P, Rycroft Andrew N, Gregory Neville G , Hazards with cracked eggs and their relationship to egg shell strength, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 201-205

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 267 Macit Muhlis, Celebi Saban, Esenbuga Nurinisa, Karaca Hatice, Effects of dietary humate supplementation on performance, egg quality and egg yolk fatty acid composition in layers, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(2), 315-319

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 267-68 Ahmet ekerolu  and Ebubekir Altunta, Effects of egg weight on egg quality characteristics, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 379-383

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 268 Ramasamy Kalavathy, Abdullah Norhani  and Jalaludin Syed, Wong Michael and Ho Yin Wan , Effects of Lactobacillus cultures on performance of laying hens, and total cholesterol, lipid and fatty acid composition of egg yolk, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 482-486

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 268-269 Sharon Durham, A better way to spot eggshell cracks, Agric Res Mag, 2009, 57(2), 4-5.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 269 De Reu K, Messens W, Heyndrickx M, Rodenburg TB, Uyttendaele M and Herman L, Bacterial contamination of table eggs and the influence of housing systems, World Poult Sci J, 2008, 64, 5-19.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 269-70 Niu Zhuye, Fu Jin, Gao Yupeng and Liu Fuzhu, Influence of Paprika Extract Supplement on Egg Quality of Laying Hens Fed Wheat-Based Diet, Int J Poultry Sci, 2008, 7 (9), 887-889

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 270 Fisinin VI, Papazyan TT and Surai PF, Producing specialist poultry products to meet human nutrition requirements: Selenium enriched eggs, World Poult Sci J, 2008, 64, 85-98

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 270-71 Chun Cui, Xuesong Zhou, Mouming Zhao and Bao Yang, Effect of thermal treatment on the enzymatic hydrolysis of chicken proteins, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 37-41

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 271 Singnurkar PS and Gidwani SK, Insulin-egg yolk dispersions in self microemulsifying system, Indian J Pharm Sci, 2008, 70 (6), 727-732

 

Pulp/Paper

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 272 Dutt Dharm, Upadhyay JS, Singh Bahadur and Tyagi CH, Studies on Hibiscus cannabinus and Hibiscus sabdariffa as an alternative pulp blend for softwood: An optimization of kraft delignification process, Ind Crops Prod, 2009, 29 (1), 16-26

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 272 Goswami DN, Ansari MF, Day A, Prasad N and Baboo B, Jute-fibre glass-plywood/particle board composite, Indian J Chem Technol, 2008, 15 (4), 325-331

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 272 Goswami T, Kalita Dipul and Rao PG, Greaseproof paper from Banana (Musa paradisica L.) pulp fibre, Indian J Chem Technol, 2008, 15 (5), 457-461

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 273 Villar JC, Revilla E, Gómez N, Carbajo JM and Simón JL, Improving the use of kenaf for kraft pulping by using mixtures of bast and core fibers, Ind Crops Prod, 2009, 29 (2-3), 301-307

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 273 Olorunnisola Abel O, Effects of husk particle size and calcium chloride on strength and sorption properties of coconut husk–cement composites, Ind Crops Prod, 2009, 29 (2-3), 495-501

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 273-74 Olorunnisola Abel O, Effects of pre-treatment of rattan (Laccosperma secundiflorum) on the hydration of Portland cement and the development of a new compatibility index, Cement Concr Compos, 2008, 30 (1), 37-43

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 274 Sothornvit Rungsinee, Effect of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and lipid on mechanical properties and water vapor permeability of coated paper, Food Res Int, 2009, 42 (2), 307-311

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 274-275 Hänninen Tuomas A, Kontturi Eero, Isogai Akira and Vuorinen Tapani, Differences in residual lignin properties between Betula verrucosa and Eucalyptus urograndis kraft pulps, Biopolymers, 2008, 89(10), 889-893

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 275 Nejc Zakrajek  and Janvit Golob, The Influence of Modified Starch on the Process Water Quality in Papermaking and the Paper Properties, Starch - Stärke, 2009, 61(2), 109-115

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 275 Wang Dong-Mei and Wang Zhi-Wei, Experimental investigation into the cushioning properties of honeycomb paperboard, Pack Technol Sci, 2008, 21(6), 309-316

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 275-76 Andersson Caisa, New ways to enhance the functionality of paperboard by surface treatment-A review, Pack Technol Sci, 2008, 21(6), 339-373

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 276 Santiago AS and Neto C Pascoal, Eucalyptus globulus kraft process modifications: Effect on pulping and bleaching performance and papermaking properties of bleached pulps, J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 2008, 83(9),1298-1305

Spices

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 276 Bhatti Rajbir, Singh Kushlinder, Ishar MPS, Singh Jatinder, The effect of Allium sativum on ischemic preconditioning and ischemia reperfusion induced cardiac injury, Indian J Pharmacol, 2008, 40 (6), 261-265

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 277 Fæste Christiane Kruse, Namork Ellen and Lindvik Helene, Allergenicity and antigenicity of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) proteins in foods, J Allergy Clinic Immunol, 2009, 123(1), 187-194

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 277 Habiboallah Ghanbari, Nasroallah Saghravanian, Mahdi Zakery, Nasser Mahdavi Shahri, Massoud Zakery, Nasseri Ehsan Baradaran, Mina Zareian Jahromi and Heidar Parsaei, Histological evaluation of Curcuma longa–ghee formulation and hyaluronic acid on gingival healing in dog , J Ethnopharmacol, 2008, 120(3), 335-341

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 278 Singh Ramnik, Singh Narinder, Saini BS, Rao Harwinder Singh, In vitro antioxidant activity of pet ether extract of black pepper, Indian J Pharmacol, 2008, 40 (4), 147-151

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009,  278 Tabatabaei Seyed Jalal, Effects of cultivation systems on the growth, and essential oil content and composition of valerian, J Herbs, Spices & Med Plants, 2008, 14(1&2 ), 54-67

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 279 Verma Piyush and Sen N L The impact of plant growth regulators on growth and biochemical constituents of Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.), J Herbs, Spices & Med Plants, 2008, 14(3 & 4), 144 -153

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 279 Rizzo V and Muratore G, Effects of packaging on shelf-life of fresh celery , J Food Eng, 2009, 90(1), 124-128

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 280 Ismail Norsharina, Ismail Maznah, Latiff Latiffah A, Mazlan Musalmah and Mariod Abdalbasit A, Black cumin seed (Nigella sativa Linn.) oil and its fractions protect against beta amyloid peptide-induced toxicity in primary cerebellar granule neurons, J Food Lipids, 2008, 15(4), 519-533

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 280 Shahzad Muhammad, Yang Xudong, Raza Asim MB, Sun Qingzhu, Han Yan, Zhang Fujun, Cao Yongxiao and Lu Shemin, Black seed oil ameliorates allergic airway inflammation by inhibiting T-cell proliferation in rats, Pulm Pharmacol Therap, 2009, 22(1), 37-43

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 281 Khan Alam, Zaman Goher and Anderson Richard A, Bay leaves improve glucose and lipid profile of people with type 2 diabetes, J Clin Biochem Nutr, 2009; 44(1), 52-56

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 281 Sharma GP, Prasad Suresh and Chahar VK, Moisture transport in garlic cloves undergoing microwave-convective drying, Food Bioprod Process, 2009, 87 (1), 11-16

Therapeutics

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 282 Maurya Rakesh, Akanksha, Jayendra, Singh Amar B and Srivastava Arvind K, Coagulanolide, a withanolide from Withania coagulans fruits and antihyperglycemic activity, Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 2008, 18 (24), 6534-6537

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 282 Celik Ismail, Temur Atilla and Isik Ismail, Hepatoprotective role and antioxidant capacity of pomegranate (Punica granatum) flowers infusion against trichloroacetic acid-exposed in rats, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 145-149

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 282-283 Nieminen Petteri, Kärjä Vesa and Mustonen Anne-Mari, Myo- and hepatotoxic effects of cultivated mushrooms in mice, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 70-74

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 283 Priyanka Bagri, Mohd. Ali, Vidhu Aeri, Malay Bhowmik and Shahnaz Sultana, Antidiabetic effect of Punica granatum flowers: Effect on hyperlipidemia, pancreatic cells lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in experimental diabetes, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 50-54

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 283-84 Gumy Christel, Thurnbichler Carmen, Aubry Evelyne M, Balazs Zoltan, Pfisterer Petra, Baumgartner Lisa, Stuppner Hermann, Odermatt Alex and Rollinger Judith M, Inhibition of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 by plant extracts used as traditional antidiabetic medicines, Fitoterapia, 2009, 80 (3), 200-205

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 284 Yasukawa Ken, Kitanaka Susumu, Kawata Kenji and Goto Kumiko, Anti-tumor promoters phenolics and triterpenoid from Hippophae rhamnoides, Fitoterapia, 2009, 80 (3), 164-167

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 284-85 Panda S, Jafri M, Kar A and Meheta BK, Thyroid inhibitory, antiperoxidative and hypoglycemic effects of stigmasterol isolated from Butea monosperma, Fitoterapia, 2009, 80 (2), 123-126

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 285 Paula Fabiana S, Kabeya Luciana M, Kanashiro Alexandre, de Figueiredo Andréa SG, Azzolini Ana Elisa CS, Uyemura Sérgio A and Lucisano-Valim Yara Maria, Modulation of human neutrophil oxidative metabolism and degranulation by extract of Tamarindus indica L. fruit pulp, Food Chem Toxicol, 2009, 47 (1), 163-170

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 286 Liu Der-Zen, Liang Hong-Jen , Han Chuan-Hsiao, Lin Shyr-Yi, Chen Ching-Tan, Fan Mike , Hou Wen-Chi , Feeding trial of instant food containing lyophilised yam powder in hypertensive subjects, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(1), 138-143

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 286 Das Subhasis, Gautam N, Sankar Kumar Dey, Tarasankar Maiti, and Somenath Roy, Oxidative stress in the brain of nicotine-induced toxicity: protective role of Andrographis paniculata Nees and vitamin E, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2009, 34(2), 124-135.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 287 Schnitzler P, Schneider S, Stintzing FC, Carle R and Reichling J, Efficacy of an aqueous Pelargonium sidoides extract against herpesvirus, Phytomedicine, 2008, 15(12), 1108-1116

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 287 Deliorman-Orhan Didem, enol Sezer, Kartal Murat and Orhan Ilkay, Assessment of antiradical potential of Calluna vulgaris (Linn.) Hull and its major flavonoid, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89 (5), 809-814

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 288 Pitsikas N, Boultadakis A, Georgiadou G, Tarantilis PA and Sakellaridis N, Effects of the active constituents of Crocus sativus L., crocins, in an animal model of anxiety, Phytomedicine, 2008, 15(12), 1135-1139

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 288 Modaghegh Mohammad-Hadi, Shahabian Masoud, Esmaeili Habib-Allah, Rajbai Omid and Hosseinzadeh Hossein, Safety evaluation of saffron (Crocus sativus) tablets in healthy volunteers, Phytomedicine, 2008, 15(12), 1032-1037

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 288 Gupta Nishant Kumar, and Dixit Vinod Kumar, Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Cleome viscosa Linn. extract, Indian J Pharmacol, 2009, 41(1), 36-40

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 289 Grace Mary H, Ribnicky David M, Kuhn Peter, Poulev Alexander, Logendra Sithes, Yousef Gad G, Raskin Ilya and Lila Mary Ann, Hypoglycemic activity of a novel anthocyanin-rich formulation from lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton, Phytomedicine, 2009, 16(5), 406-415

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 289 Seto SW, Lam TY, Tam HL, Au ALS, Chan SW, Wu JH, Yu PHF, Leung GPH, Ngai SM, Yeung JHK, Leung PS, Lee SMY and Kwan YW, Novel hypoglycemic effects of Ganoderma lucidum water-extract in obese/diabetic (+db/+db) mice, Phytomedicine, 2009, 16(5), 426-436

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 290 Jalil Abbe Maleyki Mhd, Ismail Amin, Chong Pei Pei, Hamid Muhajir, Kamaruddin Syed Hasbullah Syed, Effects of cocoa extract containing polyphenols and methylxanthines on biochemical parameters of obese-diabetic rats, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(1),130-137

 

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 290 Ganji Vijay and Kuo Jennifer, Serum lipid responses to psyllium fiber: differences between pre- and post-menopausal, hypercholesterolemic women, Nutr J, 2008, 7, 1-5

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 290-91 Sugimoto Yumi, Furutani Sachiko, Itoh Atsuko, Tanahashi Takao, Nakajima Hiroshi, Oshiro Hideo, Sun Shujian and Yamada Jun, Effects of extracts and neferine from the embryo of Nelumbo nucifera seeds on the central nervous system, Phytomedicine, 2008, 15(12), 1117-1124

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 291 Sisodia SS and Bhatnagar M, Hepatoprotective activity of Eugenia jambolana Lam. in carbon tetrachloride treated rats, Indian J Pharmacol, 2009, 41(1), 23-27

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 291-92 Lam Sze-Kwan and Ng Tzi-Bun, A protein with antiproliferative, antifungal and HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitory activities from caper (Capparis spinosa) seeds, Phytomedicine, 2009, 16(5), 444-450.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 292 Mathew Mathen, Mathew Suseela, Nair Kesavan Kumar Ashok and Anandan Rangasamy, Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of liver oils of four shark species from Indian EEZ, J Food Lipids, 2008, 15(4), 470-487

Vegetables

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 292-93 Del Nobile MA, Conte A, Scrocco C, Laverse J, Brescia I, Conversa G and Elia A, New packaging strategies to preserve fresh-cut artichoke quality during refrigerated storage, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 128-133

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 293 Alegria Carla, Pinheiro Joaquina, Gonçalves Elsa M, Fernandes Isabel, Moldão Margarida and Abreu Marta, Quality attributes of shredded carrot (Daucus carota L. cv. Nantes) as affected by alternative decontamination processes to chlorine, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 61-69].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 294 Faller ALK and Fialho E, The antioxidant capacity and polyphenol content of organic and conventional retail vegetables after domestic cooking, Food Res Int, 2009, 42 (1), 210-215

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 294 Fang Zhongxiang, Hu Yuxia, Liu Donghong, Chen Jianchu and Ye Xingqian, Changes of phenolic acids and antioxidant activities during potherb mustard (Brassica juncea, Coss.) pickling, Food Chem, 2008, 108 (3), 811-817

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 295 Patras Ankit, Brunton Nigel, Pieve Sara Da, Butler Francis and Downey Gerard, Effect of thermal and high pressure processing on antioxidant activity and instrumental colour of tomato and carrot purées, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2009, 10 (1), 16-22

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 295 Schouten Rob E, Zhang Xiaobing, Verschoor Jan A, Otma Els C, Tijskens L M M and Kooten Olaf van, Development of colour of broccoli heads as affected by controlled atmosphere storage and temperature, Postharv Biol Technol, 2009, 51(1), 27-35

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 296 Aghbashlo Mortaza, Kianmehr Mohammad Hossien and Arabhosseini Akbar, Performance analysis of drying of carrot slices in a semi-industrial continuous band dryer, J Food Eng, 2009, 91(1), 99-108

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 296 Isabel Odriozola-Serrano, Robert Soliva-Fortuny, Olga Martín-Belloso, Antioxidant properties and shelf-life extension of fresh-cut tomatoes stored at different temperatures, J Sci Food Agric, 2008, 88(15), 2606-2614

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 296 Artés-Hernández Francisco, Escalona Víctor Hugo, Robles Pedro Antonio, Martínez-Hernández Ginés Benito and Artés Francisco, Effect of UV-C radiation on quality of minimally processed spinach leaves, J Sci Food Agric, 2009, 89(3), 414-421

 

In Brief

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 297 Bundit Jarimopas and Nitipong Jaisin, An experimental machine vision system for sorting sweet tamarind, J Food Eng, 2008, 89(3), 291-297

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 297 Kyriacou Marios C, Gerasopoulos Dimitrios, Siomos Anastasios S, Ioannides Ioannis M, Impact of hot water treatment on sprouting, membrane permeability, sugar content and chip colour of reconditioned potato tubers following long-term cold storage, J Sci Food Agric, 2008, 88(15), 2682-2687

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 297-98 Abdel-Mohdy FA, Abdel-Halim ES, Abu-Ayana YM and El-Sawy SM, Rice straw as a new resource for some beneficial uses, Carbohydr Polym, 2009, 75 (1), 44-51.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 298 Bousbia Nabil, Vian Maryline Abert, Ferhat Mohamed A, Meklati Brahim Y and Chemat Farid, A new process for extraction of essential oil from Citrus peels: Microwave hydrodiffusion and gravity, J Food Eng, 2009, 90(3), 409-413.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 298 Kanth Swarna V, Venba R, Madhan B, Chandrababu NK and Sadulla S, Studies on the influence of bacterial collagenase in leather dyeing, Dyes Pigments, 2008, 76 (2), 338-347

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 298-99 Hargreaves Jennifer C, Adl M Sina, Warman Philip R, Rupasinghe H P Vasantha, The effects of organic and conventional nutrient amendments on strawberry cultivation: Fruit yield and quality, J Sci Food Agric, 2008, 88(15), 2669-2675

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 299 Gupta Amit K and Sinha Sarita, Antioxidant response in sesame plants grown on industrially contaminated soil: Effect on oil yield and tolerance to lipid peroxidation, Bioresour Technol, 2009, 100 (1), 179-185

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 299 Vázquez G, González-Alvarez J, Santos J, Freire MS and Antorrena G, Evaluation of potential applications for chestnut (Castanea sativa) shell and eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) bark extracts, Ind Crops Prod, 2009, 29 (2-3), 364-370

 

Projects/Schemes

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 300 Facial care product from Kinnow peel, Pr unit/march/2009, http://www.icar.org.in/news/ciphet-developed-facial-care-systems.htm

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 300, Bew bleaching material for oil refining, http://www.icar.org.in/story/st05.htm

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, 300, Eco-friendly cotton seed delinting plant, http://www.icar.org.in/story/st04.htm

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.8(3), May-June 2009, Concentration process for Garcinia extract, CSIR News, 2009, 59(3), 39.