Saponins in Food, Feedstuffs and Medicinal Plants

  • Wieslaw Oleszek
  • Andrew Marston

Part of the Proceedings of the Phythochemical Society of Europe book series (PPSE, volume 45)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. A. Marston, J.-L. Wolfender, K. Hostettmann
    Pages 1-12
  3. S. Apers, L. Pieters, A. Vlietinck, A. Vercruysse, A. Foriers
    Pages 57-64
  4. A. A. Kicha, A. I. Kalinovsky, N. V. Ivanchina, V. A. Stonik
    Pages 65-72
  5. M. Stewart, R. J. Nash, M. I. Chicarelli-Robinson
    Pages 73-77
  6. J-G. Dong, A. Kawamura, J. Guo, I. A. Zanze, K. Nakanishi, N. Berova
    Pages 79-94
  7. S. K. Srivastava, S. D. Srivastava, B. K. Chouksey
    Pages 107-111
  8. U. L. B. Jayasinghe, G. P. Wannigama, Y. Fujimoto
    Pages 113-119
  9. A. Osbourn, J. Carter, K. Papadopoulou, K. Haralampidis, M. Trojanowska, R. Melton
    Pages 121-128
  10. A. Mathur, A. K. Mathur, A. Gangwar
    Pages 171-179
  11. M. Okumura, A. B. Filonow, G. R. Waller
    Pages 181-188

About this book


Saponins are glycosides of triterpenes, steroids or steroidal alkaloids. They can be found in plants and marine organisms. Very diverse biological activities are ascribed to saponins and they play important roles in food, animal feedstuffs, and pharmaceutical properties. This volume provides a selection of recent work on saponins presented at a symposium in Pulawy, Poland, in 1999. Many different aspects are treated: analysis, separation, biological activities, relevant use in human and animal nutrition, and ecological significance. This book will be of use to researchers both in universities and industry.


Compound chemistry extraction medicine plants

Editors and affiliations

  • Wieslaw Oleszek
    • 1
  • Andrew Marston
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Soil Science and Plant CultivationPulawyPoland
  2. 2.University of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5341-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9339-7
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