IG-CSIC Group

 

Phytochemicals and Food Quality Group
Instituto de la Grasa, Sevilla, España
Director Prof:  Juan Fernández-Bolaños Guzmán. Investigador Científico.

ACTIVITY GROUP’S DESCRIPTION

Phytochemicals and Food Quality Group is focused on:
– The revalorization of vegetable by-products by the characterization and isolation of their high value components using simple and economically viable processes that not require chemical treatments.

– The investigation of the biological activities of phytochemicals for the development of new products in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and agricultural sectors.

For these purposes, following facilities are available:
– A flash hydrolysis semi-pilot unit and a steam reactor pilot unit.

– A pilot plant facilities for the isolation of individual components from vegetable by-products. The pilot unit includes filtration, centrifugation, decantation, concentration and purification equipment.

 

RESEARCH TEAM

Aránzazu García Borrego

scientist

Rafael Guillén Bejarano

scientist

Ana J. Jiménez Araujo

scientist

Rocío Rodríguez Arcos.

scientist

Guillermo Rodríguez Gutiérrez

Contratado Ramón y Cajal

Blanca Vioque Cubero

scientist