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Marine Polysaccharides

Food Applications, 1st Edition

By Vazhiyil Venugopal

CRC Press

396 pages

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Increased public awareness of the importance of healthy living presents new challenges for the commercial food processing sector. The industry is always on the hunt for novel and safe additives with functional properties that can be used to impart healthy and appealing properties to foods. While the ocean is known as a conventional source of fish p

Table of Contents

Polysaccharides from Crustacean Shell-wastes: Isolation and Properties of Chitin, Chitosan and their Derivatives. Seaweed Polysaccharides: Isolation and Properties of Agar, Alginate, Carrageenans, Fucoidans and Others. Polysaccharides from Marine Microorganisms. Functional Roles of Marine Polysaccharides - Texturizers, Fiber, Antioxidants etc. Food Applications of Chitin, Chitosan and their Derivatives. Food Applications of Agar, Algin, Carrageenans, Fucoidans and Others. Marine Polysaccharides as Biofilms, Car.riers and Encapsulation Matrices. Miscellaneous Applications.

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