Chapter 36. Marine Oils and other Marine Nutraceuticals

  1. Associate Professor Cesarettin Alasalvar1,
  2. Professor Fereidoon Shahidi2,
  3. Professor Kazuo Miyashita3 and
  4. Dr Udaya Wanasundara4
  1. Professor Fereidoon Shahidi2 and
  2. Associate Professor Cesarettin Alasalvar1

Published Online: 2 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch36

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

How to Cite

Shahidi, F. and Alasalvar, C. (2010) Marine Oils and other Marine Nutraceuticals, in Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications (eds C. Alasalvar, F. Shahidi, K. Miyashita and U. Wanasundara), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 1

    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Food Institute, Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey

  2. 2

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

  3. 3

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan

  4. 4

    POS Pilot Plant Corporation, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Food Institute, Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey

  2. 2

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180702

Online ISBN: 9781444325546

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Keywords:

  • marine oils and other marine nutraceuticals;
  • seafoods and marine products - providing wide range of flavourful products;
  • health benefits of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) - in seafoods and marine organisms;
  • nutraceuticals and bioactive ingredients - from marine resources;
  • marine oils, with n-3 fatty acids - foods used within short period of time;
  • major fatty acids of omega-3 rich marine and algal oils;
  • bioactive peptides and proteins - from marine resources;
  • chitin, recovered from processing - discards of shrimp, crab, lobster, and crayfish following deproteinization and demineralization;
  • shark cartilage, extracted from fins and heads of sharks - flexible connective tissue in animal's skeletal system;
  • marine resources, rich reservoir of nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specialty and nutraceutical lipids

  • Bioactive peptides and proteins from marine resources

  • Chitin, chitosan, chitosan oligomers, and glucosamine

  • Enzymes

  • Carotenoids

  • Minerals and calcium

  • Shark cartilage, chondroitin sulphate, and squalene

  • Other nutraceuticals from marine resources

  • Conclusions

  • References