Handbook of Marine Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology

Se-Kwon Kim
John Wiley & Sons, 4 nov. 2011 - 608 pages
The Handbook of Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology describes the biological, biotechnological and the industrial applications of seaweeds. Vast research into the cultivation of seaweeds is currently being undertaken but there is a lack of methodological strategies in place to develop novel drugs from these sources. This book aims to rectify this situation, providing an important review of recent advances and potential new applications for macroalgae. Focusing on the chemical and structural nature of seaweeds the book brings the potentially valuable bioactive nature to the fore. Novel compounds isolated from seaweeds are reviewed to provide an invaluable reference for anyone working in the field.

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activities from macroalgae seaweeds
Seaweeds The Wealth of Oceans
EcoBiochemical Studies of Common
Chemical Composition of Seaweeds
Chemodiversitv and Bioactivity within
Brown SeaweedDerived Phenolic
Antiobesity and Antidiabetic Effects
Health Beneficial Aspects
Biological Effects of Proteins Extracted
Functional Ingredients from Marine
Algal Carotenoids as Potent
Biotechnology of Seaweeds Facing

Physiological Basis for the use
Significance of the Presence of Trace
Structural Peculiarities of Sulfated
Extraction and Characterization
Enzymeassisted Extraction
Structure and Use of Algal Sulfated
Bioactive Metabolites from Seaweeds
Seaweed Digestibility and Methods
Metallation of Seaweed Fucus
Biological Properties
Brown Seaweed Lipids as Potential
Immune Regulatory Effects
In Vivo and In Vitro Studies of Seaweed
Current Trends and Future Prospects
Detoxification Mechanisms of Heavy
Natural Resource Management
Seaweed as an Adsorbent to Treat
Using the Biomass of Seaweeds in
Applications of Seaweed in MeatBased
Industrial Applications of Macroalgae
Application of Seaweeds in the Food
A Dimensional Investigation
Seaweed Polysaccharides Food
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Professor Se-Kwon Kim is the Director of the Marine Bioprocess Research Center, Department of Chemistry, Pukyong National University, in Busan, South Korea.

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