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Extraction of Natural Products with Near-Critical Solvents - Michael King

Extraction of Natural Products with Near-Critical Solvents

By: Michael King (Editor), T. R. Bott (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 1992
ISBN: 9780751400694
Number Of Pages: 325

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The book presents the current state-of-the-art in the extraction of natural products with near-critical solvents. Both existing commercial processes and future prospects are covered.

Introductionp. 1
Food legislation and the scope for increased use of near-critical fluid extraction operations in the food, flavouring and pharmaceutical industriesp. 34
Other uses for near-critical solvents: chemical reaction and recrystallisation in near-critical solventsp. 50
Commercial scale extraction of alpha acids and hop oils with compressed CO[subscript 2]p. 84
Commercial scale decaffeination of coffee and tea using supercritical CO[subscript 2]p. 101
Extraction of flavours and fragrances with compressed CO[subscript 2]p. 140
Physico-chemical data required for the design of near-critical fluid extraction processp. 184
Design and operation of the pressure vessels used in near-critical extraction processesp. 232
Pumps and compressors for supercritical extractionp. 261
Estimation of separation costp. 299
Indexp. 321
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ISBN: 9780751400694
ISBN-10: 0751400696
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: December 1992
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.73