Authors: Kim SK, Van Ta Q
Citation: Adv. Food Nutr. Res. 2012;65:261-8
PMID : 22361193, Journal: Adv. Food Nutr. Res., 65,
Date created: 2012-02-24
Bioactive agents from marine resources have shown their valuable health beneficial effects. Therefore, increase knowledge on novel functional ingredients with biological activities from marine animal and microbe has gained much attention. Sterols are recognized as potential in development functional food ingredients and pharmaceutical agents. Marine resources, with a great diversity, can be a very interesting natural resource of sterols. This chapter focuses on biological activities of marine animal and microbe sterols with potential health beneficial applications in functional foods and pharmaceuticals.