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Bioactive molecules from marine plant biomasses

Teacher
Semester
Semester 3
Credits
3

Introduction: utilization of marine plants worldwide, chemodiversity and sectors which use marine plants 
Chapter 1: Global overview of the marine plants industry in France, Europe and in the world: definitions, types of resources (harvested, cultivated resources together with beaching), markets, value chains, culture versus harvesting following countries with case studies in occidental and oriental countries (for seaweeds).
Chapter 2: The different industrial sectors which use marine plants: general properties, specificities of marine ingredients, classical and innovative uses 
Chapter 3: focus on phenolic compounds: extraction, purification, quantification and biological activities, innovative and green processes for their extraction/purification, applications in cosmetic, agrifood and medical industries
Chapter 4: focus on carbohydrates (mono-, di- and polysaccharides): extraction, purification, quantification and biological activities, innovative and green processes for their extraction/purification, applications in cosmetic and medical industries
Chapter 5: focus on marine lipids (terpens, fatty acids,…): extraction, purification, quantification and biological activities, applications in fouling industries and use as natural conservatives.
Chapter 6: innovations in relation with researches on marine plants. Cosmetic Ingredients and formulation: theory and practical way to obtain a cosmetic product.