Bioactive Substances - Plovdiv

RESEARCH INTERESTS

The Laboratory of Bioactive Substances Plovdiv is founded in 1982 as a division of the Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

The main research activities of the laboratory are:

Isolation, purification, structure modification and characterization of pectic substances and other polysaccharides with biological activity

Enzyme modification of biologically active polysaccharides.

Investigation of the antioxidant properties of fruits, vegetables, herbs and mushrooms.

Isolation and characterization of bioflavonoids (anthocyanins, chatehins, flavonols etc.) from plant materials

Food chemistry

Functional Foods: Obtaining, Analysis, Medical Investigations

Development of technologies for fruit syrups and nectars in collaboration with VITANEA Ltd.

LABORATORY MEMBERS

Head:

Prof. Petko Denev, PhD


032 643140
139 "Ruski" blvd.; 4000 Plovdiv
petkodenev@orgchm.bas.bg
Name Phone E-mail*
Prof. Petko Denev, PhD, Head 032 643140 petkodenev
Assist. Prof. Yordan Nikolaev Georgiev, PhD 032 642759 yordan.georgiev
Assist. Prof. Manol Ognyanov, PhD 032 642759 mogn
Desislava Teneva, PhD 032 642759 dteneva
Daniela Klisurova, chemist dklisyrova
Irina Yanakieva, chemist 032 643140 irina.yanakieva
Galina Papazian, technician 032 643140 gdp
Marieta Anestieva, technician 032 643140 maa

Projects

SELECTED GROUP PUBLICATIONS(Q1)

2018

Food Chemistry, 253,
13-23
Effect of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and melissa (Melissa Officinalis) waste on quality and shelf life of bread