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Therapeutic and nutritional uses of algae /
Leonel Pereira, MARE, Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, and IMAR, Institute of Marine Research, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
imprint
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
description
xxxi, 640 pages ; 26 cm
ISBN
1498755380, 9781498755382
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imprint
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
isbn
1498755380
9781498755382
contents note
Biodiversity and description of the main algae with bioactive properties -- Nutritional composition of the main edible algae -- Therapeutic uses of phycocolloids -- The cardio-protective activity of edible seaweeds and their extracts -- Antiviral activity of seaweeds and their extracts -- Antitumor activity of seaweeds and their extracts -- Antifungal activity of seaweeds and their extracts -- Antibacterial activity of seaweeds and their extracts -- Antiparasitic, insecticidal, and larvicidal activities of seaweeds and their extracts -- Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antipyretic, antinociceptive, antithrombotic, and anti-coagulant activities of seaweeds and their extracts -- Neurological activities of seaweeds and their extracts -- Thalassotherapy and marine cosmeceuticals.
general note
"A science publishers book."
catalogue key
11626789
 
Includes bibliographical references and index of algae species.

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