The structure and bioactivity of ulvan, a sulfated polysaccharide from Ulva (chlorophyta)

Kidgell, Joel Thomas (2021) The structure and bioactivity of ulvan, a sulfated polysaccharide from Ulva (chlorophyta). PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Joel Kidgell studied ulvan, a unique sulfated polysaccharide from green seaweeds of the genus Ulva. His research detailed how the chemical structure of these molecules is critical in their application as a biomaterial ranging from wound dressings to tissue scaffolds.

Item ID: 69842
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Bioactivity, Biotechnology, Green algae, Immunomodulation, Molecular weight, Multivariate analysis, Rheology, Seaweed, Sulfated polysaccharides, Ulva, Ulvan
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Joel Thomas Kidgell.
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Three publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2: Kidgell, Joel T., Magnusson, Marie, de Nys, Rocky, and Glasson, Christopher R.K. (2019) Ulvan: a systematic review of extraction, composition and function. Algal Research, 39. 101422.

Chapter 3: Kidgell, Joel T., Carnachan, Susan M., Magnusson, Marie, Lawton, Rebecca J., Sims, Ian M., Hinkley, Simon F.R., de Nys, Rocky, and Glasson, Christopher R.K. (2021) Are all ulvans equal? A comparative assessment of the chemical and gelling properties of ulvan from blade and filamentous Ulva. Carbohydrate Polymers, 264. 118010.

Chapter 5: Kidgell, Joel T., Glasson, Christopher R.K., Magnusson, Marie, Vamvounis, George, Sims, Ian M., Carnachan, Susan M., Hinkley, Simon F.R., Lopata, Andreas L., de Nys, Rocky, and Taki, Aya C. (2020) The molecular weight of ulvan affects the in vitro inflammatory response of a murine macrophage. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 150. pp. 839-848.

Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2021 23:01
FoR Codes: 34 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 3404 Medicinal and biomolecular chemistry > 340403 Characterisation of biological macromolecules @ 33%
34 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 3403 Macromolecular and materials chemistry > 340399 Macromolecular and materials chemistry not elsewhere classified @ 33%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3101 Biochemistry and cell biology > 310199 Biochemistry and cell biology not elsewhere classified @ 34%
SEO Codes: 10 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 1002 Fisheries - aquaculture > 100299 Fisheries - aquaculture not elsewhere classified @ 50%
20 HEALTH > 2099 Other health > 209999 Other health not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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