Health Foods from Ocean Animals: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Health Foods from Ocean Animals

1st Edition

By K. Gopakumar, Balagopal Gopakumar

CRC Press

186 pages | 49 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780367540494
pub: 2020-09-02
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Marine animals and their body constituents have been in use by mankind for nutrition and medical applications centuries ago. This book contains some well known and lesser known compounds from some important marine animals those have been consumed by man for centuries. This is the first book in this field and will serve as a reference for future researchers in the field.

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Table of Contents

1. Squalene 2. Shark Cartilage 3. Oysters 4. Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Their Role in Human Nutrition 5. Chitin- Bio-medical Applications of Chitin and its Hydrolytic Products 6. Sea Cucumbers 7. Alkoxy Glycerols 8. Mussels 9. Sea Horses 10. Octopus 11. Cone Snails 12. Sea urchins 13. Seal Penis 14. Abalone 15. Cephalopod Ink 16. Ambergris 17. Air Bladder of fish/ Fish Maws 18. Star-fish 19. Fish Collagen

About the Authors

K. Gopakumar, Professor of Eminence, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies

Balagopal Gopakumar, Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science / Food Types