Drawing on the expertise of internationally known, interdisciplinary scientists and researchers, Food Colorants: Chemical and Functional Properties provides an integrative image of the scientific characteristics, functionality, and applications of color molecules as pigments in food science and technology, as well as their impact on health. The boo

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Section 1

chapter 1|20 pages

Physics of Color

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Section 2: Biochemistry of Color: Pigments

chapter 2|20 pages

2 Carotenoids as Natural Colorants

chapter 2|14 pages

4N-Heterocyclic Pigments: Betalains

chapter 2|24 pages

5 Other Natural Pigments

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Section 3: Pigment Stability, Bioavailability, and Impacts on Human Health

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Section 4: Food Pigments: Major Sources and Stability during Storage and Processing

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Section 5: Food Colorant Production

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Section 6: Analysis of Pigments and Colorants

chapter 6|18 pages

1 Analysis of Chlorophylls

chapter 6|32 pages

2 Analysis of Carotenoids

chapter 6|28 pages

3 Analysis of Anthocyanins

chapter 6|14 pages

4 Analysis of Betalains

chapter 6|12 pages

5 Analysis of Other Natural Food Colorants

chapter 6|16 pages

6 Analysis of Synthetic Food Colorants

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Section 7: Quality and Safety of Food Colorants

chapter 7|32 pages

1 Colorants and Food Quality Management

chapter 7|20 pages

2 Natural Pigments as Food Colorants

chapter 7|14 pages

3 Synthetic Colorants