Marine Carbohydrates: Fundamentals and Applications, Part A: Volume 72
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Marine Carbohydrates: Fundamentals and Applications, Part A: Volume 72

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Marine Carbohydrates: Fundamentals and Applications brings together the diverse range of research in this important area which leads to clinical and industrialized products. The volume, number 72, focuses on marine carbohydrates in isolation, biological, and biomedical applications and provides the latest trends and developments on marine carbohydrates.

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Volumes provide those in academia and industry with the latest information on emerging research in these constantly evolving sciences.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 246 pages
  • 160.02 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 72nd edition
  • 0128002697
  • 9780128002698

Table of contents

Isolation and Characterization of Chitin and Chitosan from Marine Origin
Nitar Nwe, Tetsuya Furuike and Hiroshi Tamura
Hybrid Carrageenans: Isolation, Chemical Structure and Gel Properties
Loic Hilliou
Isolation of Low Molecular Weight Heparin/Heparan Sulfate from Marine Sources
Ramachandran Saravanan
Isolation and Characterisation Hyaluronic Acid from Marine Source
Sadhasivam Giji and Muthuvel Arumugam
Extracellular Polysaccharides Produced by Marine Bacteria
Panchanathan Manivasagan and Se-Kwon Kim
Biological Acitvities of Alginate
Mikinori Ueno and Tatsuya Oda
Biological Activities of Carrageenan
Ratih Pangestuti and Se-Kwon Kim
Biological Acitvities of Heparin Sulfate
Muthuvel Arumugam and Sadhasivam Giji
Beneficial Effects of Hyaluronic Acid
Prasad N. Sudha and Maximas H. Rose
Fucoidans from Marine Algae as Potential Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors
Noel Vinay Thomas and Se-Kwon Kim
Anticancer Effects of Fucoidan
Kalimuthu Senthilkumar and Se-Kwon Kim
Anti-Cancer Effects of Chitin and Chitosan Derivatives
Mustafa Zafer Karagozlu and Se-Kwon Kim
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About 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.
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