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Title Marine bioactive compounds : sources, characterization and applications / Maria Hayes, editor
Published New York : Springer, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Taxonomy of Marine Macroalgae Used as Sources of Bioactive Compounds -- 2. Extraction and Characterization of Bioactive Compounds with Health Benefits from Marine Resources: Macro- and Microalgae Cyanobacteria and Invertebrates -- 3. Marine Bioactive Peptides and Protein Hydrolysates: Generation, Isolation Procedures and Biological and Chemical Characterizations -- 4. Chitin, Chitosan and Their Derivatives from Marine Rest-Raw Materials: Potential Food and Pharmaceutical Applications -- 5. Industry Potential of Marine Bioactive Components: Downstream Processing and Vehicles for Efficient Delivery in situ -- 6. Extraction and Characterization of Bioactive Carbohydrates with Health Benefits from Marine Resources: Macro- and Microalgae, Cyanobacteria and Invertebrates -- 7. Medicinal Chemistry and Ligand Profiling for Evaluation of Promising Marine Bioactive Molecules -- 8. Marine-Derived Functional Foods: Claims and Current Legislation
Summary "The aim and scope of this book is to highlight the sources, isolation, characterization and applications of bioactive compounds from the marine environment and to discuss how marine bioactive compounds represent a major market application in food and other industries. It discusses sustainable marine resources of macroalgal origin and gives examples of bioactive compounds isolated from these and other resources, including marine by-product and fisheries waste streams. In addition, it looks at the importance of correct taxonomic characterization"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Biomedicine
Bioorganic chemistry
Pharmaceutical technology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Bioactive compounds.
Marine pharmacology.
Marine algae.
Biological Factors -- therapeutic use
Aquatic Organisms
Functional Food
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & Technical.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical.
Marine algae
Bioactive compounds
Marine pharmacology
Form Electronic book
Author Hayes, Maria.
ISBN 9781461412472