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Aquaculture Studies 2015, Vol 15, Num, 2     (Pages: 071-080)

The Usage of Marine Organisms in Medicine and Pharmaceutics Fields

Hazel BAYTAŞOĞLU 2 ,Nuri BAŞUSTA 2

DOI : 10.17693/yunusae.v15i21956.235767 Viewed : 1987 - Downloaded : 1715 In this review, we put emphasis on both food and medical scope usage of sea creatures and matters acquired from these creatures. The researches carried out up untill now have indicated that calcium, iodine, vitamins, proteins, antioxidant matters, which sea creatures include, and some bioactive compounds are also used for treatment purpose as well as preventing our era disease such as heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, and depression. Especially, antibacterial antiviral and antitumor compounds obtained from some sea creatures arouse interests of most scientists and biotecnology area in Europa and in the world. In this study, articles recorded on this subject have been written wholly by compiling. Keywords : Algae, Omega-3, Antitumoral, Dolphin Therapy, Chitin