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Marine Nutraceuticals

Prospects and Perspectives, 1st Edition

Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

CRC Press

464 pages

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There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents, with both chemical diversity and complexity. Functio

Table of Contents

Marine-Derived Nutraceuticals: Trends and Prospects. Nutritional Value of Sea Lettuces. Prospects and Potential Applications of Seaweeds as Neuroprotective Agents. Chitosan-Based Biomaterials against Diabetes and Related Complications. Nutraceutical Benefits of Marine Sterols Derivatives. Nutritional Value, Bioactive Compounds, and Health-Promoting Properties of Abalone. Marine Biopolymers in Asian Nutraceuticals. Marine Natural Antihypertensive Peptides from Styela clava Having Multifunctions of ACE Inhibition and NO Production in Endothelial Cells. Beneficial Effects of Marine Natural Products on Autoimmune Diseases. Extraction of Nutraceuticals from Shrimp By-products. Fucoidan: A Potential Ingredient of Marine Nutraceuticals. Chitosan for Body Weight Management: Current Issues and Future Directions. Prospects of Indonesian Uncultivated Macroalgae for Anticancer Nutraceuticals. Active Ingredients from Marine Microorganisms for Modern Nutraceuticals. Potent Anticancer Actions of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids of Marine Nutraceuticals. Chitosan Application in Dentistry. Edible Marine Invertebrates: A Promising Source of Nutraceuticals. Chitosan and Its Derivatives: Potential Use as Nutraceuticals. Marine Sulfated Polysaccharides with Unusual Anticoagulant Action through an Additional Unrelated-Natural Inhibitors Mechanism. Enzymatic Production of N-Acetyl-d-Glucosamine Using the Enzyme from the Liver of Squid. High-Density Chitin-Chitosan Production and Beneficial in Health. Antioxidant Effects of Marine Food-Derived Functional Ingredients. Biological and Biomedical Applications of Marine Nutraceuticals. Fucoidans from Marine Brown Macroalgae: Isolation, Identification, and Potential Biological Activities. Index.

About the Editor

Professor Se-Kwon Kim, Ph.D., is a senior professor of marine biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry and is the director of the Marine Bioprocess Research Center (MBPRC) at Pukyong National University in the Republic of Korea. His major research interests include investigation and development of bioactive substances derived from marine organisms and their application in oriental medicine, nutraceuticals, and cosmeceuticals via marine bioprocessing and mass-production technologies. He is a board member of the International Society of Marine Biotechnology and the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods. To date, he has authored over 500 research papers, holds 110 patents, and has written or edited more than 40 books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General