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Anti-carcinogenic peptides derived from fish by-products

Nurdiani, Rahmi (2017) Anti-carcinogenic peptides derived from fish by-products. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Fish by-products can account up to 75% of total weight of fish catch, harvested or processed. Despite their high economic value, by-products have been used mainly for the production of low-value products resulting in a low profit for the fish industry. Thus, it is imperative to develop efficient and effective technologies for the recovery of valuable ingredients from fish by-products. The main focus of this thesis was to develop a simple hydrolysis process to extract valuable compounds and liberate bioactive peptides from fish by-products of fish species endemic to Australia as well as exploring the essential physiological properties of these bioactive peptides, especially their potent use for colon cancer treatment.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: anti-cancer, anticancer, colon cancer, FPH, fish protein hydrolsate, proteins, bioactive peptides, digestion, Australia, food processing
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0908 Food Sciences
FOR Classification > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Health and Biomedicine
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2017 03:08
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2017 03:08
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/32642
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