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Author Ravishankar, Gokare A

Title Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals : Two Volume Set
Published Milton : CRC Press LLC, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (641 p.)
Contents Cover -- Volume 01 -- Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Editors -- Contributors -- SECTION I: Algal Constituents for Food, Health and Disease Applications -- Chapter 1: Algal Polysaccharides: Innovative Extraction Technologies, Health Benefits and Industrial Applications -- Chapter 2: Macroalgal Fucoidan for Biomedical Applications -- Chapter 3: Bioprocess Parameters of Production of Cyanobacterial Exopolysaccharide: Biomass Production and Product Recovery
Chapter 11: Biologically Active Vitamin B12 from Edible Seaweeds -- Chapter 12: Potentials and Challenges in the Production of Microalgal Pigments with Reference to Carotenoids, Chlorophylls, and Phycobiliproteins -- Chapter 13: Potential Health and Nutraceutical Applications of Astaxanthin and Astaxanthin Esters from Microalgae -- Chapter 14: Dunaliella salina: Sustainable Source of ß-Carotene -- Chapter 15: Exploring the Potential of Using Micro- and Macroalgae in Cosmetics -- Chapter 16: Microalgae for Human Nutrition: Perspectives for the Future
Chapter 17: Nutraceutical Aspects of Microalgae: Will Our Future Space Foods Be Microalgae Based? -- Chapter 18: Microalgae and Cyanobacteria as a Potential Source of Anticancer Compounds -- Chapter 19: Macroalgae and Microalgae: Novel Sources of Functional Food and Feed -- Chapter 20: Angiogenic Actions of Anionic Polysaccharides from Seaweed -- Chapter 21: Platform Molecules from Algae by Using Supercritical CO2 and Subcritical Water Extraction -- Chapter 22: Biological Activities and Safety Aspects of Fucoxanthin -- SECTION II: Algal Genomics and Metabolomics
Chapter 23: Functional Omics and Big Data Analysis in Microalgae: The Repertoire of Molecular Tools in Algal Technologies -- Chapter 24: Bioactive Metabolites: Genetic Regulation and Potential Market Implications -- Chapter 25: Leveraging Genome Sequencing Strategies for Basic and Applied Algal Research, Exemplified by Case Studies -- Index -- Volume 02 -- Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Editors -- Contributors -- SECTION I: Phycoremediation Applications
Chapter 4: Production, Extraction and Characterization of Alginates from Seaweeds -- Chapter 5: Champion Microalgal Forms for Food and Health Applications: Spirulina and Chlorella -- Chapter 6: Seaweed Antimicrobials: Present Status and Future Perspectives -- Chapter 7: Marine-Algal Bioactive Compounds: A Comprehensive Appraisal -- Chapter 8: Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Bioactive Compounds from Microalgae -- Chapter 9: Biogeneration of Volatile Organic Compounds in Microalgae-Based Systems -- Chapter 10: Antidiabetic Properties of Brown Seaweeds (Sargassum polycystum C.Ag)
Summary This two-volume set explores the aspects of diversity of micro and macro algal forms, their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for several novel applications and bioenergy molecules. The industrial production systems, downstream processing, utilization of the biomass and the metabolites of importance for various applications are addressed. Innovations in production technologies, coupled with the biological activities of their novel metabolites and molecules, offer tremendous scope for the exploitation of these micro and macro algal forms through industrial production processes in a sustainable manner. These two volumes offer a treasure house of information to the students and researchers of plant sciences, biological sciences, agricultural sciences, foodsand nutrition sciences, health sciences and environmental sciences.Their practical value will benefit professionalsincluding agricultureand food experts, biotechnologists, ecologists, environmentalists, and biomass specialists.This set will also aidindustries dealing with foods, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals , cosmecuticals health care products, and bioenergy
Notes Chapter 1: Wastewater Phycoremediation by Microalgae for Sustainable Bioproduct Production
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Dr. G.A. Ravishankar is a Professor of Biotechnology, serving as Vice-President in Research and Development, Life Science division, Dayananda Sagar Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Previously, Dr. Ravishankar worked as Chief Scientist & Head, Plant Cell Biotechnology Department, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Government of India, Mysore, Karnataka, India. He has 35 years’ research experience in reputed national research laboratories. He has received international and national fellowships from various scientific boards, namely FAFST, FNASc, FNAAS, FBS, FSAB, FISAB, FAMI, FIAFoST (Canada), FIFST(UK), FIFT(USA). He is involved in various research fields such as Plant Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Plant secondary metabolites, Algal Biotechnology, and Food Science and Technology. His has more than 300 research papers in peer reviewed journals, review articles in peer reviewed journals, proceedings of symposia and seminar in India and abroad, and more than 40 chapters in books, 55 filed patents, 14 technologies developed, four books, and over 250 research papers presented in symposia in India and abroad, as well as over 200 invited lectures delivered in India and abroad. His papers have received citation by peer groups, with H index-53, and i-10 index of 196 with total citations of over 11,600 in Google Scholar. Dr. Ravishankar is actively contributing as editor and reviewer for various reputed international publishers. Dr. Rangarao Ambati is a Research Assistant Professor in Food Science and Technology Programme, Department of Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. Dr. Ranga Rao has completed a Ph.D in Biotechnology from the internationally recognized laboratory Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) which is a part of Laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India, India. Dr. Ranga Rao worked as Research Scientist, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow at various International Universities in USA, Malaysia, China and India. He is involved in group through his expertise in biotechnology; biochemistry, and food science and technology. Dr. Rangarao has published several research papers in the leading international journals including book chapters. He is also serving as editorial board member, guest editor, and reviewer for reputed international journals. He attended international and national conferences/symposia, traveling to the USA, Canada, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Muscat. His research citation was 880 with H-Index (11), and I-index (11) as per Google Scholar. He received research grants, travel grant awards, and scientific awards internationally and nationally. He has contributed research work to biological sciences with research publications in international and national journals. He received Fellow of the Society of Applied Biotechnology (FSAB-India); Young Scientist Award-World Food Congress by International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST, Canada); TWAS-Young Affiliate by Regional office East and South-East Asia and the Pacific (ROESEAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Young Biotechnologist Award by Society of Applied Biotechnology (India), and Junior Scientist of the Year Award by National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi, India
Subject MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
Form Electronic book
Author Ambati, Ranga Rao
ISBN 0429057997