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TitleMarine collagen isolation and processing envisaging biomedical applications
Author(s)Silva, Joana M.
Carlos, G. D.
Marques, A. L. P.
Silva, Tiago H.
Reis, R. L.
KeywordsBiomedical application
Marine biomaterials
Marine collagen
Amino acid analysis
Biomedical applications
Circular dichroism
Differential scanning calorimetry
Fourier transform infra red spectroscopy
Regenerative medicine
SDS-PAGE
Tissue engineering
Issue dateNov-2016
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
CitationMoreira-Silva J., Diogo G. S., Marques A. L. P., Silva T. H., Reis R. L. Marine Collagen Isolation and Processing Envisaging Biomedical Applications, Biomaterials from Nature for Advanced Devices and Therapies, pp. 16-36, 978-1-118-47805-9, 2016
Abstract(s)© 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved. This chapter presents a comprehensive description of the different methods used for collagen extraction from different by-products, originated by fish processing plans, and from different marine resources. It focuses on the diverse possible applications of marine origin collagen in the biomedical field, particularly for tissue engineering and Regenerative Medicine. From mammals to marine resources and by-products, there are diverse sources from where it is possible to extract collagen. Collagens perform the role of structural and mechanical functions in our body, especially in connective tissues, that makes it unique. There are several techniques that are being used to best characterize and know the composition of the extracted collagen. Fourier Transform Infra Red spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, circular dichroism, sodium dodecyl sulfate- polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE), and amino acid analysis are some of the techniques that can be employed to characterize collagen.
TypeBook part
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/47066
ISBN978-1-118-47805-9
DOI10.1002/9781119126218.ch2
Publisher versionhttp://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118478053.html
Peer-Reviewedno
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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