2. Cancer Chemopreventive Effects of Selected Dried Fruits

  1. Cesarettin Alasalvar3 and
  2. Fereidoon Shahidi4
  1. Joydeb Kumar Kundu1 and
  2. Young-Joon Surh2

Published Online: 24 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118464663.ch2

Dried Fruits: Phytochemicals and Health Effects

Dried Fruits: Phytochemicals and Health Effects

How to Cite

Kundu, J. K. and Surh, Y.-J. (2013) Cancer Chemopreventive Effects of Selected Dried Fruits, in Dried Fruits: Phytochemicals and Health Effects (eds C. Alasalvar and F. Shahidi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118464663.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Food Institute, TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Gebze-Kocaeli, Turkey

  2. 4

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Pharmacy, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea

  2. 2

    Tumor Microenvironment Global Core Research Center, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2013

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi PhD

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813811734

Online ISBN: 9781118464663

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Keywords:

  • selected dried fruits;
  • cancer prevention;
  • chemopreventive;
  • fruit phytochemicals;
  • functional foods;
  • nontoxic;
  • carcinogenesis;
  • dried fruit processing;
  • microbial spoilage;
  • aflatoxin contamination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chemoprevention: an overview

  • The promise of dried fruits in cancer prevention

  • Dried fruits as a potential source of chemopreventive phytochemicals

  • Biochemical basis of chemoprevention with dried fruits

  • Chemopreventive properties of bioactive substances derived from selected dried fruits

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References