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Marine Microorganisms : Extraction and Analysis of Bioactive Compounds (Hardcover)
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This book sheds light on the different classes of marine microorganisms and the different bioactives that can be extracted from bacteria, fungi and microalgae. Bioactives are utilized in various fields of biology that range from nutraceuticals to cosmeceuticals. Recent scientific investigations reveal that marine microbial compounds exhibit various beneficial biological effects such as anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-HIV, anti-hypertensive and anti-diabetic effects. The main focus of the book is to discuss the extraction and analysis of such bioactives.