International Journal of Biotechnology for Wellness Industries | Volume 1 Number 1

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Volume 1 No. 1, 2012

Table of Contents




Biotechnology for Wellness Industry: Concepts and Biofactories - Pages 3-29
Mohamad R. Sarmidi and Hesham A. El Enshasy


Cell-Based Assays in High-Throughput Screening for Drug Discovery - Pages 31-51
Ru Zang, Ding Li, I-Ching Tang, Jufang Wang and Shang-Tian Yang


Applications of Polyhydroxyalkanoates in the Medical Industry - Pages 53-60
Christopher J. Brigham and Anthony J. Sinskey


Research Papers

Mass Spectrometry Imaging of the Capsaicin Localization in the Capsicum Fruits - Pages 61-65
Shu Taira, Shuichi Shimma, Issey Osaka, Daisaku Kaneko, Yuko Ichiyanagi, Ryuzo Ikeda, Yasuko Konishi-Kawamura, Shu Zhu, Koichi Tsuneyama and Katsuko Komatsu

Study of Corylus cornuta Twig Extracts: Antioxidant, Radical Scavenging, Anti-Enzymatic Activities and Cytotoxicity - Pages 67-84
Mariana Royer and Tatjana Stevanovic

Essential Oil Composition, Antimicrobial Potential, Phytochemical Profile and Toxicity of Essential Oils and Crude Extracts of Sweet Basil Prior and After Flowering - Pages 85-89
Oumadevi Rangasamy, Mohamad Fawzi Mahomoodally, Anwar Hussein Subratty and Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Effect of Initial Sugar Concentration on the Production of L (+) Lactic Acid by Simultaneous Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of an Agro-Industrial Waste Product of Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Using Lactobacillus casei Subspecies rhamnosus - Pages 91-100
Carla Araya-Cloutier, Carolina Rojas-Garbanzo and Carmela Velázquez-Carrillo

Short Communication

Microbial Hydroxylation of Yohimbine - Pages 101-106
Hanan G. Sary and Khaled Y. Orabi



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