The book is designed for food scientists, technologists, toxicologists, and food industry workers, providing an invaluable industrial reference book that is also ideal for academic libraries that cover the domains of food production or food science.
As the World Health Organization has declared that acrylamide represents a potential health risk, there has been, in recent years, an increase in material on the formation and presence of acrylamide in different foods. This book compiles and synthesizes that information in a single source, thus enabling those in one discipline to become familiar with the concepts and applications in other disciplines of food science.
- Provides latest information on acrylamide in various foods (bakery products, fried potato products, coffee, battered products, water, table olives, etc.)- Explores acrylamide in the food chain in the context of harm, such as acrylamide and cancer, neuropathology of acrylamide, maternal acrylamide and effects on offspring and its toxic effects in tissues- Touches on a variety of subjects, including acrylamide, high heated foods, dietary acrylamide, acrylamide formation, N-acetyl-S-(2-carbamoylethyl)-cysteine (AAMA), acrylamide removal, L-asparaginase, and acrylamide determination- Presents recent analytical methodologies for acrylamide determination, including liquid chromatographic tandem mass spectrometry and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
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1. Acrylamide formation mechanism
2. Challenges in estimating dietary acrylamide intake
3. Secular trends in food acrylamide
Acrylamide, The Food Chain in the Context of Harm
4. Acrylamide Intake, Its Effects on tissues and Cancer
5. Maternal acrylamide and effects on offspring
6. Metabolism of acrylamide in humans and biomarkers of the exposure to acrylamide
Acrylamide in Foods
7. Acrylamide in bakery products
8. Acrylamide in fried potato products
9. Acrylamide in coffee and coffee substitutes
10. Acrylamide in soybean products, roasted nuts and dried fruits
11. Acrylamide in tea products
12. Acrylamide in table olives
13. Acrylamide in battered products
14. Acrylamide in surface and drinking water
Interactions and Reductions
15. Use of nucleophilic compounds, and their combination, for acrylamide removal
16. Lipid oxidation promotes acrylamide formation in fat-rich systems
17. Relationship between antioxidants and acrylamide formation
18. Interaction between bioactive carbonyl compounds and asparagine and impact on acrylamide
19. Effect of inorganic salts on acrylamide formation in cereal matrices
20. Inhibition of acrylamide formation by vanadium salt in French fries and potato chips
21. Impact of L-asparaginase on acrylamide content in fried potato and bakery products
22. Alternative technologies for the mitigation of acrylamide in processed foods
23. Analysis of acrylamide in foods with special emphasis on sample preparation and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry detection
Methods of Analysis
24. Liquid chromatographic tandem mass spectrometry to determine acrylamide in foods
25. Quantitation of acrylamide in foods by high-resolution mass spectrometry
26. Detection of acrylamide by biosensors
Since Aug 2011, Professor Gökmen has been serving as founding president of the National Food Technology Platform of Turkey. He is a leading expert on food science and has contributed greatly to the understanding of process-derived effects on quality and safety of foods. He has also contributed to the development of advanced analytical methodologies for the determination of processing contaminants in foods. He has lectured nationally and internationally. Professor Gökmen has published over 200 articles, which includes 145 peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research and 8 book chapters. He is currently associate editor in Elsevier journal Food Research International.
Professor Gökmen graduated in 1990 with food engineering degree, and gained his PhD degree in 1998. In 2004, he was awarded as outstanding young scientist by the Turkish Academy of Sciences, and in 2007 he received the science incentive award by Scientific and Technological Council of Turkey. In his career Professor Gökmen has carried out national and international research projects related to different aspects of food science. He has collaborated with research groups in Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Netherland, USA, UK, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, Belgium, and Denmark. Professor Gökmen has founded Food Research Center at Hacettepe University in 2010, and he served as founding director until Feb 2013.