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Seaweed Biomaterials

Seaweeds are the rich sources of naturally occurring valuable therapeutic substances. Many different marine organisms have been explored for novel bioactive compounds that exhibit antiviral, antitumor, anticoagulant, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, and antiinflammatory activities. Nonetheless, seaweed-derived polysaccharides have also been studied for the design of different kinds of novel drug delivery systems. Over the last 30-40 years, research has been ongoing in the search for novel seaweed-derived bioactive compounds. This book covers up-to-date information on seaweed biomaterials and their therapeutic potentials.

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Seaweed BiomaterialsEdited by Sabyasachi Maiti

Published: December 19th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71251

ISBN: 978-1-78984-847-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-846-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-547-9

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Seaweed-Derived Biomaterials

By Sabyasachi Maiti

331

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2. Therapeutic Potential of Seaweed Bioactive Compounds

By Sana Khalid, Munawar Abbas, Farhan Saeed, Huma Bader-Ul-Ain and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

1869

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3. Therapeutic Potential of Seaweed Polysaccharides for Diabetes Mellitus

By Amir Husni

497

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4. Tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) Collagen for Medical Biomaterials

By David R. Valenzuela-Rojo, Jaime López-Cervantes and Dalia I. Sánchez-Machado

3056

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