Chapter 42. Functional and Nutraceutical Ingredients from Marine Macroalgae

  1. Associate Professor Cesarettin Alasalvar5,
  2. Professor Fereidoon Shahidi6,
  3. Professor Kazuo Miyashita7 and
  4. Dr Udaya Wanasundara8
  1. Tao Wang1,
  2. Gu∂rún Ólafsdóttir2,
  3. Rósa Jónsdóttir3,
  4. Hordur G. Kristinsson4 and
  5. Ragnar Johannsson3

Published Online: 2 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch42

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

How to Cite

Wang, T., Ólafsdóttir, G., Jónsdóttir, R., Kristinsson, H. G. and Johannsson, R. (2010) Functional and Nutraceutical Ingredients from Marine Macroalgae, 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.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan

  4. 8

    POS Pilot Plant Corporation, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Food Science and Engineering, Dalian Ocean University, Dalian, China

  2. 2

    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

  3. 3

    Matis-Icelandic Food and Biotech R&D, Reykjavík, Iceland

  4. 4

    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

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:

  • functional and nutraceutical ingredients - from marine macroalgae;
  • marine macroalgae, long history of use - as food and folk medicine in Asia;
  • functional and nutraceutical properties - of polyphenols from marine algae;
  • antioxidant activity of algal polyphenols;
  • chemical structures of common algal phlorotannins;
  • plant and algal derived phenolic compounds - acting as potent antioxidants in systems;
  • biological activities of algal polyphenols;
  • angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory properties - of algal polyphenols;
  • functional and nutraceutical properties - of sterols from marine algae;
  • anti-obesity effects of fucoxanthin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Functional and nutraceutical properties of polyphenols from marine algae

  • Functional and nutraceutical properties of sulphated polysaccharides from marine algae

  • Functional and nutraceutical properties of fucoxanthin from marine algae

  • Functional and nutraceutical properties of sterols from marine algae

  • Functional and nutraceutical properties of bioactive peptides from marine algae

  • Conclusions

  • References