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Marine Cosmeceuticals

Trends and Prospects, 1st Edition

Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

CRC Press

428 pages

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Description

Marine Cosmeceuticals: Trends and Prospects is a consolidated overview of the marine environment as a productive source of novel cosmeceuticals. It accumulates the latest research in this field from around the globe, highlighting the potential of marine micro and macro flora and fauna as effective agents for the development of novel cosmeceuticals.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Prospects of Cosmeceuticals. Sources of Marine Cosmeceuticals. Extraction, Isolation, Purification, and Identification of Marine Cosmeceuticals. Structural, Morpological, and Chemical Properties of Marine Cosmeceuticals. Applications of Marine Cosmeceuticals.

About the Editor

Se-Kwon Kim, Ph.D., is a professor of marine biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry, Pukyong National University (PKNU), Busan, South Korea. Dr. Kim received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from PKNU and became a faculty member there. He conducted his postdoctoral study at the Bioprocess Laboratory, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois USA (1988-1989). He became a visiting scientist at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada (1999-2000).

Dr. Kim was the editor-in-chief of the Korean Journal of Life Sciences (1995- 1997), the Korean Journal of Fisheries Science and technology (2006- 2007) and the Korean Journal of Marine Bioscience and Biotechnology (2006- present). To the credit of his research, he won best paper awards from the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) and the Korean Society of Fisheries Science and Technology (KSFST) in 2002.

His major research interests are investigation and development of bioactive substances derived from marine organisms and their application as cosmeceuticals and nutraceuticals via marine bioprocessing and mass production technologies. He expanded his research fields into the industrialization of antiphotoaging and photoprotective substances from marine organisms.

He has authored over 450 research papers, holds 72 patents, and has written or edited more than 30 books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology