Bioactive Compounds and Use of Agro-Industrial Waste

Credits: 4

Responsible: Prof. PhD. Sandra Regina Ceccato Antonini, PhD. Ligianne Din Shirahigue Viani

Summary: Concepts, criteria and definitions. Types of waste generated from processing agro-industrial products. Composition of these residues, definitions of bioactive compounds. Waste recovery techniques. Biological action mechanisms. Instrumental analysis, Spectrophotometry and Fluorimetry, Chromatography. Compounds with antioxidant and antimicrobial activity present in agro-industrial residues. Methods for analyzing the biological activity of these compounds in food and agro-industrial waste.