International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014, Pages: 174-179
Received: Jan. 1, 2014;
Accepted: May 7, 2014;
Published: May 20, 2014
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Abdelkarim GUAADAOUI, Département de Biologie, Laboratoire de Génétique & Biotechnologie (LGB), Faculté des Sciences – Oujda (FSO), Université Mohammed Premier – Oujda. BP 60000 – Morocco
Soumaya BENAICHA, Département de Biologie, Laboratoire de Génétique & Biotechnologie (LGB), Faculté des Sciences – Oujda (FSO), Université Mohammed Premier – Oujda. BP 60000 – Morocco
Naima ELMAJDOUB, Département de Biologie, Laboratoire de Génétique & Biotechnologie (LGB), Faculté des Sciences – Oujda (FSO), Université Mohammed Premier – Oujda. BP 60000 – Morocco
Mohammed BELLAOUI, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie – Oujda, Université Mohammed Premier – Oujda. BP 60000 – Morocco
Abdellah HAMAL, Département de Biologie, Laboratoire de Génétique & Biotechnologie (LGB), Faculté des Sciences – Oujda (FSO), Université Mohammed Premier – Oujda. BP 60000 – Morocco
The definition of "bioactive compound" knowdynamism, because the scientific research on the bioactivity potential is booming nowadays. And since there is no unifying definition, attempts to find a consensus and some common elements of the concept associated with the term "bioactive" did not stop, even if vague definitions and repeated use of the operative word "bioactive" almost integrated the term in a category of magic words! This paper tried to find a combined definition which can be a platform to develop the "bioactive" concept, and reach a solid consensus on the term "bioactive compound". We use, for the first time, the term of "biocompounactive" tomore simplify the use of bioactive compound in relation with their physicochemical and biological properties.
What is a Bioactive Compound? A Combined Definition for a Preliminary Consensus, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences.
Vol. 3, No. 3,
2014, pp. 174-179.
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