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dc.title Seaweed proteins and amino acids as nutraceuticals en
dc.contributor.author Černá, Monika
dc.relation.ispartof Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Vol 64: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae
dc.identifier.issn 1043-4526 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-12-387700-0
dc.date.issued 2011
utb.relation.volume 64
utb.relation.issue 2011
dc.citation.spage 297
dc.citation.epage 312
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier Academic Press, Inc. en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/B978-0-12-387669-0.00024-7
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123876690000247
dc.subject Amino acid en
dc.subject Digestion en
dc.subject Malnutrition en
dc.subject Nutritional value en
dc.subject Protein en
dc.subject Seaweed en
dc.description.abstract Seaweeds demonstrate original and interesting nutritional characteristics. Protein concentration ranges from 5% to 47% of dry basic. Its value depends particularly on species and the environmental conditions. Seaweed protein is a source of all amino acids, especially glycine, alanine, arginine, proline, glutamic, and aspartic acids. In algae, essential amino acids (EAAs) represent almost a half of total amino acids and their protein profile is close to the profile of egg protein. In case of non-EAAs, all three groups (green, brown, and red seaweeds) contain the similar amount. Red seaweed seems to be a good source of protein because its value reaches 47%. The issue of protein malnutrition supports the trend to find a new and cheap alternative source of protein. Algae could play an important role in the above-mentioned challenge because of relatively high content of nitrogen compounds. Algae may be used in the industry as a source of ingredients with high nutritional quality. © 2011 Elsevier Inc. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1002603
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28110/11:43865722!RIV12-MSM-28110___
utb.identifier.obdid 43865738
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-80555144141
utb.identifier.wok 000310985200025
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T13:15:14Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T13:15:14Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Černá, Monika
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