Anti-carcinogenic peptides derived from fish by-products

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

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.

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This thesis includes 3 articles for which access is restricted due to copyright (Chapters 2-4). Details of access to these papers has been inserted in the thesis, replacing the articles themselves.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/32642
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 0908 Food Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Current > Division/Research > College of Health and Biomedicine
Keywords anti-cancer; anticancer; colon cancer; FPH; fish protein hydrolsat; proteins; bioactive peptides; digestion; Australia; food processing; thesis by publication
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