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Medicine Research ›› 2019, Vol. 3 ›› Issue (4): 200003-.DOI: 10.21127/yaoyimr20200003

Special Issue: Marine Drugs

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Recent Advances on Bioactivity of Seaweed Polysaccharides

Junwen Wang,a Xueyan Li,a and Chaoyan Zhang*,a,b,c,d   

  1. a Department of Marine Bio-Pharmacology, College of Food Science and Technology, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China
    b National Freshwater Aquatic Products Processing Technology R&D Center (Shanghai), Shanghai 201306, China
    c Shanghai Aquatic Products Processing and Storage Engineering Technology Research Center, Shanghai 201306, China
    d Laboratory of Storage and Preservation Quality and Safety Risk Assessment of Aquatic Products of the Ministry of Agriculture (Shanghai), Shanghai 201306, China
  • Received:2020-01-15 Online:2020-02-18 Published:2020-02-18
  • Contact: Chaoyan Zhang, Email: chzhang@shou.edu.cn (C. Z.)
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Abstract: Seaweed polysaccharide is an important active substance in seaweed with good gel property, stability, and film-forming properties. It possesses various biological activities such as anti-virus, anti-tumor, immune regulation, anti-oxidation, and is widely used in food, health care and cosmetics. This article reviews recent advances on biological activities of seaweed polysaccharides, with a view to better development and utilization of seaweed polysaccharides, and promoting the sustainable and healthy development of the seaweed polysaccharide industry.


Key words: seaweed polysaccharide, bioactivities, applications

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