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Seaweed Resources in Europe: Uses and Potential

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Edited By: MD Guiry and G Blunden

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #12337 | ISBN: 0471929476
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Provides in-depth coverage of seaweed polysaccharides, their applications in biotechnology, and their uses both in foods and pharmaceutical preparations.


A geographical and taxonomic guide to European seaweeds of economic importance, M.D.Guiry and D.J.Garbery; animal and human nutrition, M.Indergaard and J.Minsaas; agricultural uses of seaweeds and seaweed extracts, G.Blunden; uses of seaweeds in cosmetics, Roeck-Holtzhauer; bioconversion of seaweeds, P.Morand et al; seaweeds for waste water treatment and recycling of nutrients, W.Schramm; polysaccharides for food and pharmaceutical uses, K.Ostgaard and M.Indergaard; molecular structure and physical behaviour of seaweed colloids as compared to microbial polysaccharides, O.Smidsrod and B.E.Christensen; applications of some algal polysaccharides in biotechnology, G.Skjak-Braek and A.Martinsen; seaweed harvesting, X.Briand; cultivation of attached seaweeds, J.M.Kain-Jones; cultivation of unattached seaweeds, J.M.Kain-Jones; cultivation of unattached seaweeds - biomass production and critical variables, W.Schramm; conclusions and outlooks, M.D.Guiry and G.Blunden.

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