Novel Chemicals from Plants via Bioengineering

An Overview
  • Paul P. Kolodziejczyk
  • Fereidoon Shahidi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 464)


Novel chemicals were traditionally extracted from medicinal plants or produced synthetically. However, new development in the field of bioengineering has allowed production of novel products from plants such as edible and industrial oils as well as specific chemicals which could be used as foods with remedial effects.


Cocoa Butter Erucic Acid Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Ricinoleic Acid Petroselinic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul P. Kolodziejczyk
    • 1
  • Fereidoon Shahidi
    • 2
  1. 1.POS Pilot Plant CorporationSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryMemorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John’sCanada

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