1st Edition

Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology
Seafood Safety and Human Health

Edited By

Milton Fingerman

ISBN 9781578082049
Published May 15, 2002 by CRC Press
315 Pages

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Book Description

Fish constitutes an important percentage of the world population's diet. As this population continues to grow, there is increasing urgency to increase the yield of seafood from the oceans, whilst guarding against contaminants to this supply. This text explores marine biotechnology's role.

Table of Contents

Brevetoxins: Pharmacology, Toxicokinetics, and Detection: Mark A. Poli; Azaspiracid, a New Marine Toxin Isolated from Mussels: Chemistry and Histopathology: Emiko Ito and Masayuki Satake; Enterotoxin of Vibrio cholerae: Yoshio Iijima and Takeshi Honda; Exophysiology and Biosynthesis of Marine Biotoxins (TTX and PSP): Deng-Fwu Hwang and Ya-Hui Lu; Effects of 4-Aminopyridine in the Treatment of Saxitoxin Poisoning: Fat-Clun Tony Chang et al.; Development of Commercial Immunoassays for Seafood Poisonings: Paulo Vale; Highly Sensitive Bioassays for Paralytic Shellfish Toxins: France Guerrini et al.; Bioassays for Paralytic Shellfish Toxins in Crustacea: Jason Doyle and Lyndon Llewellyn; Antimicrobial Peptides for Fish Disease Control: Aleksander Patrzykat and Robert E.W. Hancock; Fish Protein Hydrolysates and their Potential use in the Food Industry: Hordur G. Kristinsson and Barbara A. Rasco; Shelf Life Extension and Value Addition of Fishery Products: A Critical Evaluation: Vazhiyil Vanugopal; Recent Advances in Surimi Technology: Herbert O. Hultin; DNA-based Diagnostics in Sea Farming: Carlos R. Osorio and Alicia E. Toranzo

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