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Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5185951
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • 3632 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A keystone reference that presents both up-to-date research and the far-reaching applications of marine biotechnology

Featuring contributions from 100 international experts in the field, this five-volume encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of topics in marine biotechnology. It starts with the history of the field and delivers a complete overview of marine biotechnology. It then offers information on marine organisms, bioprocess techniques, marine natural products, biomaterials, bioenergy, and algal biotechnology. The encyclopedia also covers marine food and biotechnology applications in areas such as pharmaceuticals, cosmeceuticals, and nutraceuticals.

Each topic in Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology is followed by 10-30 subtopics. The reference looks at algae cosmetics, drugs, and fertilizers; biodiversity; chitins and chitosans; aeroplysinin-1, toluquinol, astaxanthin, and fucoxanthin; and algal and fish genomics. It examines neuro-protective compounds from marine microorganisms; potential uses and medical management of neurotoxic phycotoxins; and the role of metagenomics in exploring marine microbiomes. Other sections fully explore marine microbiology, pharmaceutical development, seafood science, and the new biotechnology tools that are being used in the field today.

  • One of the first encyclopedic books to cater to experts in marine biotechnology
  • Brings together a diverse range of research on marine biotechnology to bridge the gap between scientific research and the industrial arena
  • Offers clear explanations accompanied by color illustrations of the techniques and applications discussed
  • Contains studies of the applications of marine biotechnology in the field of biomedical sciences
  • Edited by an experienced author with contributions from internationally recognized experts from around the globe

Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology is a must-have resource for researchers, scientists, and marine biologists in the industry, as well as for students at the postgraduate and graduate level. It will also benefit companies focusing on marine biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, and bioenergy.

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List of Contributors

Preface [to follow from Editor]

Volume I

Section 1. Algal Biotechnology

Chapter 1 Algae biotechnology: Current status, potential and impediments
Dr. Sunil Kumar Sahu

Chapter 2 Algal carotenoids: Understanding their structure, distribution and potential applications in human health
Prof. V.L.Sirisha

Chapter 3 Algae cosmetics
Prof. Izabela Michalak

Chapter 4 Algal drugs: the state of the research
Prof. Ozcan Konur

Chapter 5 Algae fertilizers
Prof. K. Chojnacka

Chapter 6 Bioactive polysaccharides from marine macro-algae
Prof. S. S. Khora

Chapter 7 Carrageenan enzymatically production
Prof. Kustiariyah Tarman

Chapter 8 Colloids producing seaweeds: Agarophytes, Carrageenophytes and Alginophytes Biodiversity
Prof. Leonel Pereira

Chapter 9 Cultivation and production techniques of marine algae
Prof. Ashutosh Srivastava

Chapter 10 Ecophysiology of marine algae: factors regulating growth and production in the natural environments
Prof. Mercado

Chapter 11 Epigenetic Alteration of Animals, Fish, Crustaceans, Shellfish, and Plants by Administration of Dimethylsulfoniopropionate in Green Sea Algae
Prof. Kenji Nakajima

Chapter 12 Hydrocolloid production from Indonesian macroalgae
Prof. Maya puspita

Chapter 13 Marine invasive seaweeds of the Iberian Peninsula for value added products
Prof. Pereira, L

Chapter 14 Marine microalgae in food and health applications
Ratih Pangestuti & Evi Amelia Siahaan

Chapter 15 Microalgal efficiency for waste water treatment
Prof. Sudha

Chapter 1.16 Microalgal growth and nutrient uptake in heavy metals polluted environments
J.C.M Pires

Chapter 1.17 New Alternative fertilizers based on algae biomass loaded with metal ions: Concepts and applications in the improvement of soils quality
Prof. Bulgariu Laura

Chapter 1.18 Photobioreactor design for microalgae production through computational fluid dynamics
Prof. José C.M. Pires

Chapter 1.19 Recent insights into algal biotechnology: An update using text mining tool
Dr. Rathinam Raja

Chapter 1.20 Pharmacology of marine macroalgae
Prof. Kasim C Guven

Chapter 21 Porphyran
Dr. Mikinori Ueno, Prof ODA

Chapter 22 Potential health benefits of sulfated polysaccharides from marine algae
Dr. Indira Wickramasinghe, PhD

Section 1.2 Biodiversity

Chapter 23 Analyzing the Diversity of Microbial Communities Residing in Marine Ecosystem
Dr. Naseem A Gaur

Chapter 24 Biodiversity distribution patterns of marine phytoplankton and their main threats (climate change, eutrophication and acidification)
Prof. Mercado

Chapter 25 Chemical Ecology Driven Bioprospecting of Marine Sponges
Dr Narsinh L. Thakur

Section 1.3 Bioenergy

Chapter 26 Biomass production from marine microalgae: introducing a biorefinery concept for Nannochloropsis sp.
Dr Peer

Volume II

Section 1.3 Bioenergy continued

Chapter 27 Harvesting of Bioenergy and Biomaterials from Marine Resources
Dr Sajjad Husain Mir

Chapter 28 Potential alternative marine bio-resources for biodiesel production
Prof Joydeep Dutta

Section 2.1 Biomaterials

Chapter 29 Alginate nanostructures
Prof Sougata Jana

Chapter 30 Alginate oligosaccharides
Dr Mikinori Ueno Prof ODA

Chapter 31 Ascophyllan
Dr Mikinori Ueno Prof ODA

Chapter 32 Biodegradable nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy
Prof. Saboktakin MR

Chapter 33 Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering-Bioabsorbability/Degradation in Marine Biotechnology
Prof. Guo

Chapter 34 Biomedical applications of chitin nanofibers
Prof. Kazuo Azuma

Chapter 35 Biotechnological valorization of marine collagens: biomaterials for health applications
Dr. Tiago Da Silva

Chapter 36 Chemical modifications of chitin and chitosan
Prof. Elsabee

Chapter 37 Chitosan as a universal drug delivery vehicle
Dr. Partha Pratim Bose.

Chapter 38 Chitosan based composites and their applications in tissue engineering
Dr Wong Tin Wui

Chapter 39 Collagen and its biotechnological applications
Dr. Marco Giovine

Chapter 40 Chitosan antioxidant conjugate
Prof. Már Másson

Chapter 41 Chondroitin sulphate from marine invertebrates: isolation and it's applications
Prof. Arumugam Muthuvel

Chapter 42 Environmental applications of chitosan and its derivatives
Dr P. Padmaja

Chapter 43 Extracellular Chitin Nanofibers from Marine Diatoms
Prof. Gregory L. Rorrer

Chapter 44 Extraction and purification of fucoidan from marine sources
Dr. Elena Balboa

Chapter 45 Fish collagen, characteristics, application
Prof. Hayashi

Chapter 46 Fucoidan oligosaccharides – bioactive and therapeutical potential
Olafur E. Sigurjonsson, M.Sc, PhD

Chapter 47 Marine Biomaterials-based Systems: Delivery of Therapeutics
Prof. Sougata Jana

Chapter 48 Marine collagen as a source of biomaterials
Prof. S. S. Khora

Chapter 49 Marine algal polysaccharides and their applications
Dr I Rajendran

Chapter 50 Marine biomaterials treasure and biomedical sciences
Dr. Jayachandran Venkatesan & Dr Ira

Chapter 51 Marine polysaccharides based nanomaterials
Dr. Manivasagam Panchanathan

Chapter 52 pH-sensitive modification of chitosan as a gene carrier among marine biomaterials
Prof. Chong-Su Cho

Chapter 53 Production and prospectice uses of soluble chitosan in Indonesia
Samdidi, Yusro Nuri Fawzya and Hari Eko Irianto

Chapter 54 3D printed marine biomaterials composites for bone tissue engineering
Prof. Won-Kyo Jung

Chapter 55 Recent advances on chitosan-based materials in regenerative medicine
M. Prabaharan, Ph.D

Chapter 56 Ulvan in tissue engineering
Prof. Sudha

Volume III

Section 2.2 Compounds

Chapter 57 Aeroplysinin-1, a marine sponge derived bromotyrosine, is a multitargeted antitumor compound
Ana R Quesada

Chapter 58 Anti-angiogenic and anti-lymphangiogenic properties of toluquinol, a marine fungus metabolite
Melissa Garcia Caballero

Chapter 59 Astaxanthin and fucoxanthin: promising marine xanthophylls with therapeutic potential
Prof. Paula Andrade

Chapter 60 Applications of marine proteases
Prof. Sougata Jana

Chapter 61 Bioactive proteins and peptides from micro algae
Prof. Dick

Chapter 62 Characterisation of bio-active peptide derived from fish mucus
Dr. B. Deivasigamani

Chapter 63 Marine bioactive compounds
Prof. Hui-jing

Chapter 64 Marine biorsources as potential source for synthesis of nanoparticles
Prof. Vijayalakshmi

Chapter 65 Marine algal phlorotannins and their biological importance
Dr. Noel Thomas

Chapter 66 Neuro-protective compounds from Marine microorganisms
Shiek SSJ Ahmed

Chapter 67 Potential uses and medical management of neurotoxic phycotoxins
Prof. Ana

Chapter 68 Pharmacological profile of bromophenols derived from marine organisms
Prof. X Lin

Chapter 69 Photoaging and anti-photoaging activity compounds derived from marine origin
Shiek SSJ Ahmed

Chapter 70 Structure and soruce of marine natural products
Dr. KM. Gothandam,

Chapter 71 Violacein and prodiginines from marine bacteria: the molecular basis of their bioactivities and biotechnology for their production
Prof. Keiichi Enomoto

Section 2.3 Extremophiles

Chapter 72 Extremozymes and extremoproteins in biosensor applications

Chapter 73 Chitosan as anticancer compound and nanoparticulate matrix for cancer therapeutics
Asif Nawaza, Tin Wui Wong

Chapter 74 Marine extremophiles: Adaptions and biotechnological applications
Mr. Prashakhashukla

Section 2.4 Genomics

Chapter 75 Algal genomics
Prof. Ozcan Konur

Chapter 76 Advancements in bioinformatics and role in marine genomics and metagenomics
Dr. Neelam M Nathani

Chapter 77 Current advances in biotechnology of marine microalgae
Prof. Xinqing

Chapter 78 Expanding metabolomics applications to address issues in marine ecology and natural products chemistry
Prof. Mohammad Farag

Chapter 79 Fish genomics
Prof. Qiong Shi

Chapter 80 Genomics, proteomics target to develop the Pharmaceutical products and biological applications from Marine derivatives
Dr. Bakrudeen Ali Ahmed

Chapter 81 “OMICS” techniques- Applications and future perspective
Dr. Ayyavu Mahesh

Chapter 82 Role of metagenomics in exploring marine microbiomes: Current status and implications
Dr. Chandrashekar Mootapally

Chapter 83 Recent advances in the transcriptomics of seaweeds
Dr. Avinash Mishra

Chapter 84 Transcriptomics in aquaculture
Dr. D. Inbakandan

Section 3.1 Microbiology

Chapter 85 Alginate and its degradation and modification enzymes in marine organisms
Prof. Akira Inoue

Chapter 86 Actinobacteria in marine environments: from terrigenous origin to adapted functional diversity
Prof. Ipek Kurboke

Chapter 87 Biotransformation and Influence of time pretreatment in the sugarcane bagasse saccharification by cellulase complex produced by marine fungi
Prof. Dr. André Luiz Meleiro Porto

Volume IV

Section 3.1 Microbiology continued

Chapter 88 Culture independent approach based mangrove microbial ecology studies

Chapter 89 Challenges and triumphs to genomics based microbial agarase enzyme innovations and applications from marine ecosystem

Chapter 90 Desert Actinobacteria: new promising source for natural product search and discovery
Prof. D. Dhanasekaran

Chapter 91 Halophilic bacteria in food industry
Sekar Ashokkumar, Ph.D

Chapter 92 Influence of time pretreatment in the sugarcane bagasse saccharification by cellulase complex produced by marine fungi
Prof. Dr. André Luiz Meleiro Porto

Chapter 93 Marine actinobacteria as a source for emerging biopharmaceuticals
Dr. K. Kamala

Chapter 94 Marine bacteria as a rich source of glycosaminoglycan-degrading enzymes
Prof. Kazuyuki SUAGAHARA, Ph.D.

Chapter 95 Marine cyanobacteria
Prof. Koji Sode

Chapter 96 Marine fungi as a source of natural products
Prof. Kustiariyah Tarman

Chapter 97 Marine cyanibacteria: Application & biotechnology
Dr Sang

Chapter 98 Medicinal drug related bio-active agents from Marine Fungi’
Dr Saravanakumar

Chapter 99 Mangrove diversity assessment by molecular markers: An overview
Dr. K. Sivakumar

Chapter 100 Marine microbes: Potential candidates in bioremediation process
K.Mohanrasu and A. Arun

Chapter 101 Marine photosynthetic microorganisms: Valuable compounds production bioenergy applications
Prof. Dr. R. P. Sinha, Ph. D., FSAB

Chapter 102 Microbial fermentation for algal fertilizer production
YAN Pei-Sheng, PhD

Chapter 103 Non-ribosomal-peptides from marine-derived fungi
Prof. Gabriele König

Chapter 104 Production of industrial important enzymes from marine isolates
Sekar Ashokkumar, Ph.D

Chapter 105 The under-exploited bacterial symbionts of marine invertebrates as the potential sources of marine carotenoids
Prof. Ocky Karna Radjasa

Chapter 106 Tropical Marine Cyanobacterium Lyngbya sordida Producing Toxic Octacosa-1,27-diene Induces Coagulative Hepatic Necrosis and Progressive Glomerulonephritis in Mus musculus
M. Sundararaman

Chapter 107 Nanogram/Nanomolar active marine antiplasmodial antibiotics
M. Sundararaman

Chapter 108 Polyketide synthase from marine sponge
Prof. Siswa Setyahadi

Chapter 109 Perpectives for novel enzyme discovery from marine environments through genome-mining and metagenomics

Section 3.2 Pharmaceutical Development

Chapter 110 Antibacterial activity of seaweed and seaweed-ZnO composites

Chapter 111 Antifungal and antibacterial agents from marine organisms
Dr. Sheba David, PhD

Chapter 112 Anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals
Dr. Niluni M. Wijesundara

Chapter 113 Ascidians: a potential resource for pharmaceutical development
Dr. Saravanan Ramachandran

Chapter 114 Chitosan and its derivatives as potential biomaterials
Prof. Hung Dai Ngo

Chapter 115 Cytotoxic and antitumor marine compounds
Araş. Gör. Dr. Harika ATMACA

Chapter 116 Marine derived potential anti-inflammatory agents
Dr. (Mrs.) Vandana B. Patravale

Chapter 117 Marine derived pharmaceuticals for oncotherapy: Clinical trial and FDA approved compounds
Dr. (Mrs.) Vandana B. Patravale

Chapter 118 Marine origin polysaccharides for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: chitosan and fucoidan as illustrative examples
Rui L. Reis

Chapter 119 Novel marine sources of nutraceuticals and functional Foods: The marine crustacean krill, macro- and microalgae
Prof. Yvonne V. Yuan

Volume V

Section 3.2 Pharmaceutical Development continued

Chapter 120 Marine algal derived Pharmaceuticals: Potential anticancer agents
Dr. V.L Sirisha

Chapter 121 Marine source derived Anti-HIV therapeutics
Dr. (Mrs.) Vandana B. Patravale

Chapter 122 Marine biopharmaceuticals- A retrospective on molecular mechanisms
Dr. Ayyavu Mahesh

Chapter 123 Chitosan and trimethyl chitosan (TMC) as drug absorption enhancers
Berglind Eva Benediktsdóttir

Section 3.3 Seafood Science

Chapter 124 Applicatioin of bacterial protease to produce fish protein hydrolyzate (FPC)
Dr. Ekowati Chasanah

Chapter 125 Allergic risks associated with seafood
Prof. S. S. Khora

Chapter 126 Biotechnology applications in seafood processing
J.K. Vidanarachchi PhD

Chapter 127 Dielectric properties of selected seafood and their products
Dr. Imran Ahmad

Chapter 128 Health risk assessment for radionuclide contamination in seafood
Dr. P.Sivaperumal M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Chapter 129 Indonesia traditional fermented fish "Pedah": Quality and processing improvement
Samdidi, Yusro Nuri Fawzya and Hari Eko Irianto

Chapter 130 Marine gelatine from rest raw materials
Prof. Maria Hayes

Chapter 131 Improvements in seafood products through recent technological advancements in seafood processing
Dr. Eresha

Chapter 132 Seafood in the diet for a better nutrition and disease prevention
Dr. Eresha

Chapter 133 Seafood by-products: a new way from waste to high added value in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
Nghĩa, Ngô Đăn

Chapter 134 Seafood as source of protein-based functional foods
Dr. Rahmi Nurdiani

Chapter 135 Stress in fish and application of carotenoid for aquafeed as an anti-stress supplement
Toshiki Nakano, Ph.D.

Chapter 136 Recovery of value added components from seafood by-products towards zero waste processes
Trang Si Trung, Ph.D.

Chapter 137 Traditional and novel seafood processing techniques targeting human health promotion
Dr. Rajapakse

Chapter 138 The potential of developing additives from marine bio-resources for the food industry
Dr. Eresha

Section 3.4 Tools for Marine Biotechnology

Chapter 139 Applications of Flow cytometry in Marine Biotechnology
Dr. Teresa Lopes da Silva

Chapter 140 Bioremediation of marine effluents and environments

Chapter 141 Bioremediation: A promising xenobiotics cleanup technique
Dr. Gomathi Thandapani

Chapter 142 Future of mariculture with the advent of modern biotechnology tools
Dr.T.Charles John Bhaskar

Chapter 143 In Silico techniques used in marine biology research: An overview
Dr. Jitendra Narayan

Chapter 144 Innovative alternative technology for fucoxanthin recovery
Evi Amelia Siahaan & Ratih Pangestuti

Chapter 145 Marine microorganisms-tools for radionuclides bioremediation
Dr. P.Sivaperumal

Chapter 146 Transgenic fish technology and its roles in basic research and biotechnological application
Prof. T. T. Chen

Chapter 147 Reproductive processes of marine animals as biomarker for environmental stress impact
Prof. Tosti


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