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Seaweed: Ecology, Nutrient Composition and Medicinal Uses $170.00
Editors: Vitor H. Pomin (University of Georgia, Athens, GA)
Book Description:
Plant extracts have been utilized for treatment in medical conditions since ancient times. The decision to use these natural agents was initially supported only by empirical knowledge and/or common-sense. More recently, a body of scientific literature has been generated which confirms a biological basis for these types of medical effects. This book provides a summary of trends in biochemical/pharmacological research concerning seaweeds; an in-depth discussion of nutritional values and pharmaceutical effects of seaweed components and ecological factors responsible for altering algal systems and the possible anabolisms of these bioactive samples are described. The broad-range medicinal use of some seaweed components is reported as well. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1) Alanine is a Possible Compatible Solute Involved in Cold Acclimation in the Marine Red Alga Porphyra yezoensis
(Koji Mikami, Megumu Takahashi, Ryo Hirata, Takehiko Yokoyama, Misako Taniguchi and Tomoko Mori, Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan and others)

Chapter 2) A Review of the Nutrient Composition of Selected Edible Seaweeds
(Leonel Pereira, IMAR (Institute of Marine Research), Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Chapter 3) Nutritional Quality and Biological Properties of Brown and Red Seaweeds
(P. Rupérez, E. Gómez-Ordóñez and A. Jiménez-Escrig, Metabolism and Nutrition Department, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos Sientíficas (CSIC), José Antonio Novais, Ciudad Universitaria, ES Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 4) Edible Seaweeds: A Functional Food with Organ Protective and other Therapeutic Applications
(Suhaila Mohamed, Patricia Matanjun, Siti Nadia Hashim, Hafeedza Abdul Rahman and Noordin Mohamed Mustapha, Institute BioScience, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia and others)

Chapter 5) Seaweeds, Food, and Industrial Products and Nutrition
(Maha Ahmed Mohamed Abdallah, National Institute of Oceanography & Fisheries, Egypt)

Chapter 6) The Potential Health Benefits of Seaweed and Seaweed Extracts
(I.A. Brownlee, A.C. Fairclough, A.C. Hall and J.R. Paxman, Centre for Food Innovation, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB)

Chapter 7) Antioxidative Properties of Seaweed Components
(R. Sowmya, N.M Sachindra, M. Hosokawa, and K. Miyashita,Department of Meat, Fish and Poultry Technology, Central Food Technological Research Institute (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Mysore, 570020, India and others)

Chapter 8) Halogenated Compounds from Seaweed, A Biological Overview
(Clara Grosso, Juliana Vinholes, Patrícia Valentão, Paula B. Andrade,
REQUIMTE/Laboratório de Farmacognosia, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, R. Aníbal Cunha, Porto, Portugal)

Chapter 9) Sargassum Wightii – A Nature’s Gift from the Ocean
(A. Josephine and Sekar Ashok Kumar, (Life Sciences), Department of Marine biotechnology, National Institute of Ocean Technology, (Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India), NIOT Campus, Velachery–Tambaram Main Road, Pallikaranai, Tamil Nadu, India, and others)

Chapter 10) Comparative Medicinal Properties of Seaweed Sulfated Polysaccharides
(Wladimir Ronald Lobo Farias, Fishes Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, UFC, Fortaleza, Brazil)

Chapter 11) Structural and Biological Insights into Antitumor Seaweed Sulfated Polysaccharides
(Hugo Alexandre Oliveira Rocha, Leandro Silva Costa, and Edda Lisboa Leite, Department of Biochemistry, University of Rio Grande do Norte – UFRN, Natal, Brazil)

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   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-920-6
   Status: AV
  
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