Healthcare Using Marine Organisms

Se-Kwon Kim

CRC Press
Published March 23, 2018
Reference - 276 Pages - 100 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138295384 - CAT# K35607

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  1. Provides an overview of the latest research in marine pharmaceutical approaches in treatment of asthma, sleep


  2. Authors will be world-class researchers representing maring biotechnology, drug development and


  3. Examines the exploration of marine habitats for the development of novel compounds

  4. Editor is considered one of the world's foremost experts in marine biotechnology

  5. Contains extensive references at the end of each chapter to enhance further study


This book provides a broad range of applications and recent advances in the search for healthcare materials from the sea. A narrative description of fundamentals as well as technological acumen are interesting features of this new work. It discusses in detail various aspects of healthcare products from marine organisms and the potentiality of marine derived substances such as marine algae derived compounds, fish derived materials, chitosan, shell fish compounds, etc., with their promising uses in pharmaceutical, cosmoceuticals and nutraceutical industries. All will be put forth through detailed descriptions related to biotechnological and biomedical applications.