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In-silico approach in risk assessment of nutraceutical properties

Samsudin, Nurhusna and Hashim, Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun and Mohd. Salleh, Hamzah (2019) In-silico approach in risk assessment of nutraceutical properties. In: Global Halal Sphere Conference 2019 (GloHaS 2019), 21st-22nd August 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Dietary supplements, including those containing botanical ingredients and botanical-derived compounds, have been marketed to consumers globally for many decades. However, the legislative framework for such products remains inconsistent across jurisdictions internationally. A common problem, concerning these nutraceutical product, is deficient information and lack of data for assessing the hazards posed to human health. The main objective is to explore the use of in silico tools in a risk assessment context of nutraceutical product, to relate properties of the molecular structure to the toxic effect of the chemical substance, by using principles and methods of computational chemistry. Further consideration of the actual impact of adverse events arising from nutraceutical food supplement usage will be helpful in guiding such issue as potential for misidentification, and adulteration of botanical supplements by pharmacologically active substances.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 8648/77210
Uncontrolled Keywords: In silico, SAR, QSAR, risk assessment, nutraceutical
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Depositing User: Dr Nurhusna Samsudin
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 09:57
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 14:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77210

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