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Marine Medicinal Foods

Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral (vertebrate and Invertebrate), faunal (Macro and Micro algal) and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands.

Food scientists in academia and industry and professional nutritionists and dietitians.

Hardbound, 488 Pages

Published: November 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387669-0


    1. Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods
    2. Eresha Mendis and Se-Kwon Kim

    3. Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed
    4. Niranjan Rajapakse and Se-Kwon Kim

    5. Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers
    6. Graciela Guerra-Rivas, Claudia Mariana Gomez-Gutierrez, Ima Esthela Soria-Mercado and Nahara Ernestina Ayala-Sánchez

    7. Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty and Longevity
    8. Se-Kwon Kim and Ratih Pangestuti

    9. Sea Lettuces: Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value
    10. Se-Kwon Kim, Ratih Pangestuti and Puji Rahmadi

    11. Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases
    12. M.L. Arvinda Swamy

    13. Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Wonder Kelp- Laminaria
    14. Se-Kwon Kim and Ira Bhatnagar

    15. Medicinal Effects of Phlorotannins from Marine Brown Algae
    16. Se Kwon Kim and Himaya S.W.A.

    17. Biological Activities and Potential Health Benefits of Fucoxanthin Derived from Marine Brown Algae
    18. Se-Kwon Kim and Ratih Pangestuti

    19. Phlorotannins and Fucoidans from Marine Macroalgae as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Substances and their possible Application as Medicinal Foods
    20. Se-Kwon Kim, Noel Vinay Thomas and Xifeng Li

    21. Protective Effect of Polysaccharide from Hizikia Fusiformis against Ethanol-Induced Toxicity
    22. Hye-Jung Hwang, In-Hye Kim, Taek-Jeong Nam

    23. Functional properties of brown algal sulfated polysaccharides, fucoidans
    24. You-Jin Jeon, W. A. J. P. Wijesinghe and Se-Kwon Kim

    25. Polysacchrides from Capsosiphon fulvescens Stimulate the Growth of Gastrointestinal Cells
    26. Hye-Jung Hwang, In-Hye Kim and Taek-Jeong Nam

    27. Potential Beneficial Effects of Marine Algal Sterols on Human Health
    28. Se-Kwon Kim and Quang Van Ta

    29. Laminaria Japonica as a Food for the Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes
    30. Miyuki Shirosaki and Tomoyuki Koyama

    31. Anti-cancer compounds from Marine Macroalgae and their application as medicinal foods
    32. Se-Kwon Kim, Noel Vinay Thomas and Xifeng Li

    33. Marine Algae: Natural Product Source for Gastro Intestinal Cancer Treatment
    34. Se-Kwon Kim and Mustafa Zafer Karagozlu

    35. Anticoagulant Effect of Marine Algae
    36. Se-Kwon Kim and Isuru Wijesekara

    37. Potential Application of Marine Algae as Antiviral Agents in Medicinal Foods
    38. Se-Kwon Kim, Thanh-Sang Vo and Dai-Hung Ngo

    39. Anti-HIV Activity of Extracts and Compounds from Marine Algae
    40. Se-Kwon Kim and Fatih Karadeniz

    41. Anti-Allergic Benefit of Marine Algae in Medicinal Foods
    42. Se-Kwon Kim, Thanh-Sang Vo and Dai-Hung Ngo

    43. Marine Macro and Micro Algae as Potential Agents for the Prevention of Asthma: Hyperresponsiveness and Inflammatory Subjects
    44. Mahinda Senevirathne and Se-Kwon Kim

    45. Impact of Marine Micro and Macro Algal Consumption on Photoprotection
    46. Ramjee Pallela and Se-Kwon Kim

    47. Seaweed Proteins and Amino Acids as Nutraceuticals
    48. Monika Cerna

    49. Medicinal Effects of Peptides from Marine Microalgae
    50. Se-Kwon Kim and Kyong-Hwa Kang

    51. Seaweed as a Source of Novel Nutraceuticals: Sulfated Polysaccharides and Peptides
    52. Jimenez-Escrig, A., Gomez-Ordonez, E. and Ruperez, P.

    53. Seaweed Lipids as Nutraceuticals
    54. Ladislava Mišurcova, Jarmila Ambrozova and Dusan Samek

    55. Seaweed Vitamins as Nutraceuticals
    56. Sona Skrovankova

    57. Seaweed Minerals as Nutraceuticals
    58. Ladislava Misurcova, Ludmila Machu and Jana Orsavova

    59. Medicinal Benefits of Sulfated Polysaccharides from Sea Vegetables
    60. Se-Kwon Kim and Yong-Xin Li

    61. The Perspectives of the Application of Biofilm in the Prevention of Chronic Infections
    62. Abdul Bakrudeen Ali Ahmed and Rosna Mat Taha

    63. Osteoporosis treatment: Marine algal compounds
    64. Jayachandran Venkatesan and Se-Kwon Kim

    65. Marine Algae Possess Therapeutic Potential for Ca-Mineralization via Osteoblastic Differentiation
    66. Minh Hong Thi Nguyen, Won-Kyo Jung and Se-Kwon Kim

    67. Extracts of Marine Algae Show Inhibitory Activity against Osteoclast Differentiation

      Tomoyuki Koyama


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