Marine Medicinal Foods

Marine Medicinal Foods

Implications and Applications: Animals and Microbes

1st Edition - February 29, 2012

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  • Editor: Se-Kwon Kim
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123914644
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124160033

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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.

Key Features

  • The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists
  • Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists
  • The go-to series since 1948


Food scientists in academia and industry and professional nutritionists and dietitians

Table of Contents

  • I. Introduction to Medicinal Foods

    1. Medicinal uses of marine animals: Current state and prospects

    Se-Kwon Kim and Ramjee Pallela

    II. Sources of Marine Animal Bioactives

    2. Nutraceutical functionalities of polysaccharides from marine invertebrate

    Byeong-Dae Choi and Yeung Joon Choi

    3. Marine byproduct phospholipids as booster of medicinal compounds

    Koretaro Takahashi and Yoshikazu Inoue

    4. Characterization of bioactive peptides obtained from marine invertebrates

    Jung Kwon Lee, Joong–Kyun Jeon, Se-Kwon Kim and Hee Guk Byun

    5. Bioactive marine peptides: nutraceutical value and novel approaches

    Anupam Giri and Toshiaki Ohshima

    6. Chitosan and fish collagen as biomaterials for regeneration medicine

    YoshihikoHayashi, Shizuka Yamada, Kajiro Yanagi and Takeshi Ikeda

    7. Chitosan as potential marine nutraceuticals

    Jae-Young Je and Se-Kwon Kim

    8. Bioactive compounds from marine sponges and their symbiotic microbes: A potential source of Nutraceuticals

    Se-Kwon Kim and Pradeep Dewapriya

    9. Medicinal Benefits of Marine Invertebrates: Sources for Discovering Natural Drug Candidates

    Mahanama De Zoysa

    10. Sea-originated cyotoxic substances

    Norihito Maru and Daisuke Uemura

    11. Secondary metabolites with new medicinal functions from marine organisms

    Osamu Ohno, Kiyotake Suenaga, and Daisuke Uemura

    III Medicinal Effects of Bioactives

    12. Structure-function relationship of anticoagulant and antithrombotic well-defined

    Victor Hugo Pomin

    13. Functional lipids from marine sources and their health benefits

    Eresha Mendis and Se-Kwon Kim

    14 Health benefits of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

    Nalin Siriwardhana, Nishan S. Kalupahana and Naima Moustaid-Moussa

    15. Biological importance and applications of squalene and squalane

    Se-Kwon Kim and Fatih Karadeniz

    16. Development and health beneficial effects of bioactive peptides from various fish proteins

    Mahinda Senevirathne and Se-Kwon Kim

    17. Marine fish derived bioactive peptides as potential antihypertensive agents

    Se-Kwon Kim, Dai-Hung Ngo and Thanh-Sang Vo

    18. Bioactive sterols from marine resources and their potential benefits for human health

    Se-Kwon Kim and Quang Van Ta

    19. Therapeutic Drug: Healing Power of Marine Fish

    Satya Sampath, N. Satya Vijaya Kumar and R. Jaiganesh

    20.Beneficial effect of teleost fish bone peptide as calcium supplements for bone mineralization

    Won-Kyo Jung and Se-Kwon Kim

    21. Triterpene glycosides from sea cucumbers and their biological activities

    Se-Kwon Kim and Himaya S. W. A.

    22. Chitooligosaccharides as potential nutraceuticals: Production and bioactivities

    Jae-Young Je and Se-Kwon Kim

    23. Biological activities of glucosamine and its related substances

    Isao Nagaoka, Mamoru Igarashi and Koji Sakamoto

    IV. Medicine from Microbes

    24. Development of marine probiotics: prospects and approach

    Se-Kwon Kim, Ira Bhatnagar and Kyong-Hwa Kang

    25.Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from Marine Microbes for Drug Discovery

    Chamilani Nikapitiya

    26. Marine bacterial sources of bio active compound

    R. Jaiganesh and N.S. Sampath Kumar

    27. Biological activities and health effects of terpenoids from marine Fungi

    Se-Kwon Kim and Yong Xin Li

    28. Anti- metastasis effect of anthraquinones from marine fungus, Microsporum sp.

    Zhang Chen and Se-Kwon Kim

    29. Application of marine microbial enzymes in the food and pharmaceutical industries

    Zhang Chen and Se-Kwon Kim

    V. Medicinal and Functional Food Application

    30. Enzymatic properties of starfish phospholipase A2 and its application

    Hideki Kishimura

    31. Applications of carbohydrates from marine animal sources in the food industry

    Niranjan Rajapaksha and Se-Kwon Kim

    32. Applications of marine nutraceuticals in dairy products

    Vidanarachchi Y. V. A. J. K., Maheshika S. Kurukulasuriya, A. Malshani Samaraweera and K.F.S.T. Silva

    33. Upgrading of seafood by-products: potential nutraceutical applications

    B. Cudennec, T. Caradec, L. Catiau and Rozenn Ravallec

    34. Utilization of seafood processing by-products: medicinal applications

    Mahinda Senevirathne and Se-Kwon Kim


Product details

  • No. of pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: February 29, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123914644
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124160033

About the Serial Volume Editor

Se-Kwon Kim

Se-Kwon Kim
Professor Se-Kwon Kim, PhD, currently serves as a senior professor in the Department of Chemistry and the director of the Marine Bioprocess Research Center (MBPRC) at Pukyong National University in the Republic of Korea. He received his BSc, MSc, and PhD from the Pukyong National University and joined as a faculty member. He has previously served as a scientist in the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (1988-1989), and was a visiting scientist at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (1999-2000).

Professor Se-Kwon Kim was the first president of the Korean Society of Chitin and Chitosan (1986-1990) and the Korean Society of Marine Biotechnology (2006-2007). He was also the chairman for the 7th Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, which was held in South Korea in 2006. He is one of the board members of the International Society of Marine Biotechnology and the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods. Moreover, he was the editor in chief of the Korean Journal of Life Sciences (1995-1997), the Korean Journal of Fisheries Science and Technology (2006-2007), and the Korean Journal of Marine Bioscience and Biotechnology (2006-present). His research has been credited with the best paper award from the American Oil Chemist’s Society (AOCS) and the Korean Society of Fisheries Science and Technology in 2002.

Professor Se-Kwon Kim’s major research interests are investigation and development of bioactive substances derived from marine organisms and their application in oriental medicine, nutraceuticals, and cosmeceuticals via marine bioprocessing and mass- production technologies. He has also conducted research on the development of bioactive materials from marine organisms for applications in oriental medicine, cosmeceuticals, and nutraceuticals. To date, he has authored over 600 research papers and holds 152 patents. In addition, he has written or edited more than 60 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry and Marine Bioprocess Research Center, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea

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