Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives: Biological Activities and Applications, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives

Biological Activities and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

CRC Press

666 pages

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Description

Biopolymers found in marine animals and plants offer tremendous, largely untapped pharmaceutical potential. Research shows that these biopolymers can be used to combat various infectious as well as inflammatory, oxidative, and carcinogenic factors. Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives: Biological Activities and Applications cove

Table of Contents

THE SOURCES AND PRODUCTION OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ASPECTS OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES. AGRICULTURAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS OF CHITIN AND CHITOSAN AND THEIR DERIVATIVES.

About the Editor

Se-Kwon Kiro, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry Director, Marine Bioprocess Research Center, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCI013040
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science