Functional Carbohydrates: Development, Characterization, and Biomanufacture

Jian Chen, Yang Zhu, Song Liu

October 4, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 307 Pages - 64 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498718776 - CAT# K25467


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  • Covers functional carbohydrates used in food and other applications
  • Details the bio-manufacture of these carbohydrates based on fermentation or enzyme catalysis
  • Addresses the improvement and optimization of fermentation processes and product downstream processing
  • Discusses the potential for functional carbohydrates to solve obesity, metabolic syndrome and other health problems


This book covers several major functional carbohydrates widely used in food and other applications. It presents technical details of bio-manufacture, providing direct assistance to researchers and engineers who are interested in applying and producing these carbohydrates.


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