AuthorVenugopal, V. (Vazhiyil), 1942-
TitleMarine products for healthcare [electronic resource] : functional and bioactive nutraceutical compounds from the ocean / Vazhiyil Venugopal
Imprint Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, c2009
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Descript xxi, 527 p. : ill


Functional foods : an overview -- Marine habitat and resources -- Seafood proteins : functional properties and protein supplements -- Seafood proteins : nutritional value, bioactive peptides, marine and cold-adapted enzymes -- Polyunsaturated fatty acids and their therapeutic functions -- Seafood processing wastes: chitin, chitosan, and other compounds -- Cartotenoids -- Marine sources of vitamins and minerals -- Seaweed : nutritional value, bioactive properties, and uses -- Seaweed hydrocolloids -- Marine microalgae, other microorganisms, and corals -- Drugs and pharmaceuticals from marine sources -- Marine nutraceuticals for food fortification and enrichment -- Marine macromolecules as nutraceutical carriers and biofilms -- Safety hazards with marine products and their control

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