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- Lin, Yen-Chang, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of applied phycology 2017 v.29 no.1 pp. 521-529
- Sargassum; acid hydrolysis; collagen; collagenase; dietary supplements; fucoidan; fucose; genes; human health; messenger RNA; molecular weight; protective effect; sulfates; transcription (genetics); transcription factors; transforming growth factors; ultraviolet radiation
- ... Fucoidans have been long used as a food supplement due to their diverse pharmacological effects on human health. Low molecular weight fucoidan (LF) is a common form of fucoidans that has been shown to have enhanced biological activity. In the present study, fucoidans were extracted from the brown alga Sargassum hemiphyllum and enzyme-hydrolyzed into low and high molecular weight fucoidans (HF). Th ...