Analysis of Marine Samples in Search of Bioactive Compounds by Teresa Rocha-Santos, Armando C. Duarte

By Teresa Rocha-Santos, Armando C. Duarte

Seas and oceans provide a variety of temperature, strain, mild and chemical conditions thus permitting a large variety of marine organisms from shallow coastal waters to the deep ocean. those assets can be utilized to procure new items and advance prone, and in flip support to provide solutions to the demanding situations that have an effect on our planet, together with delivering a sustainable offer of nutrients and effort, new commercial fabrics and methods, new bioactive compounds, and new well-being remedies. Marine compounds were pointed out as having antibacterial, anticoagulant, antifungal, antimalarial, antiprotozoal, antituberculosis, and antiviral actions. the most important resources of those bioactive compounds are marine sponges, coelenterates, and microorganisms, by way of algae, echinoderms, tunicates, molluscs, and bryozoans.

The discovery of bioactive compounds from marine samples is a sizzling subject contemplating the present need for sustainable use of marine assets. This e-book is a accomplished evaluate of the analytical techniques employed within the discovery and characterization of bioactive compounds remoted from (all attainable) marine samples and provides destiny views of analytical methodologies. This assessment comprises an overview of the sampling and guidance of extracts, the separation and isolation of bioactive compounds, their structural characterization and the applying of bioassays within the discovery of bioactive compounds.

  • Comprehensive insurance of analytical suggestions and applications
  • Clear diagrams to thoroughly help vital topics
  • Real examples of purposes of analytical concepts within the look for new bioactive compounds

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