ABSTRACT

Food Phytates takes a new look at phytates, including their potential health benefits. It includes the latest information on the beneficial heath effects of phytates, the influence of phytates in disease prevention, the potential use of phytate as an antioxidant in foods, and phytase expression in transgenic plants. In 14 chapters, leading research

chapter 1|6 pages

Introduction

BySHRIDHAR K. SATHE and N. RUKMA REDDY

chapter 2|18 pages

A Global Estimate of Phytic Acid and Phosphorus in Crop Grains, Seeds, and Fruits

ByJOHN N. A. LOTT, IRENE OCKENDEN, VICTOR RABOY, and GRAEME D. BATTEN

chapter 3|28 pages

Occurrence, Distribution, Content, and Dietary Intake of Phytate

ByN. RUKMA REDDY

chapter 4|10 pages

Biosynthesis of Phytate in Food Grains and Seeds

ByFRANK A. LOEWUS

chapter 5|22 pages

Genetics of Phytic Acid Synthesis and Accumulation

ByVICTOR RABOY, KEVIN A. YOUNG, STEVEN R. LARSON, ALLEN COOK

chapter 6|22 pages

Phytase Expression in Transgenic Plants

ByELIZABETH A. GRABAU

chapter 8|12 pages

Methods for Analysis of Phytate

ByERIKA SKOGLUND and ANN-SOFIE SANDBERG

chapter 9|18 pages

In vitro and in vivo Degradation of Phytate

ByANN-SOFIE SANDBERG

chapter 10|32 pages

Influence of Processing Technologies on Phytate and Its Removal

BySHRIDHAR K. SATHE, MAHESH VENKATACHALAM

chapter 11|10 pages

The Antioxidant Effects of Inositol Phosphates

ByJOHN R. BURGESS, FENG GAO

chapter 12|12 pages

POTENTIAL USE OF PHYTATE AS AN ANTIOXIDANT IN COOKED MEATS

ByDAREN P. CORNFORTH

chapter 13|14 pages

Phytate and Mineral Bioavailability

ByCONNIE M. WEAVER, SRIMATHI KANNAN

chapter 14|24 pages

Role of Phytic Acid in Cancer and Other Diseases

ByMAZDA JENAB, LILIAN U. THOMPSON