Book 2012

Marine Bioactive Compounds

Sources, Characterization and Applications


ISBN: 978-1-4614-1246-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-1247-2 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. No Access


    Pages 1-53

    Taxonomy of Marine Macroalgae Used as Sources of Bioactive Compounds

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    Pages 55-98

    Extraction and Characterization of Bioactive Compounds with Health Benefits from Marine Resources: Macro and Micro Algae, Cyanobacteria, and Invertebrates

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    Pages 99-113

    Marine Bioactive Peptides and Protein Hydrolysates: Generation, Isolation Procedures, and Biological and Chemical Characterizations

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    Pages 115-128

    Chitin, Chitosan and their Derivatives from Marine Rest Raw Materials: Potential Food and Pharmaceutical Applications

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    Pages 129-157

    Industry Potential of Marine Bioactive Components: Downstream Processing and Vehicles for Efficient Delivery In Situ

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    Pages 159-172

    Extraction and Characterization of Bioactive Carbohydrates with Health Benefits from Marine Resources: Macro- and Microalgae, Cyanobacteria, and Invertebrates

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    Pages 173-206

    Medicinal Chemistry and Ligand Profiling for Evaluation of Promising Marine Bioactive Molecules

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    Pages 207-222

    Marine-Derived Functional Foods: Claims and Current Legislation

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 223-229