Dr Emad Shehata


Research Scientist

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Health benefits of dietary polyphenols


My research interests are focused on:

  • investigating the interaction between food bioactive compounds and the human gut microbiota
  • the bioavailability of food micro-nutrients.

PhD in Biological sciences, MSc degree in Food Quality and Chemistry of Natural Products, and BSc Hons degree in Biochemistry.

Key Publications

Shehata, E., Grigorakis, S., Loupassaki, S., & Makris, D. P. (2015). Extraction optimisation using water/glycerol for the efficient recovery of polyphenolic antioxidants from two Artemisia species. Separation and Purification Technology, 149, 462-469. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2015.06.017

Shehata, E., Loupassaki, S., & Makris, D. P. (2016). Essential oil composition and antiradical activity of two Artemisia species endemic to the island of Crete (Southern Greece). American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products, 4(1): 32-35.

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