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Biography
Dr. Ivan Kurtovic

The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited

New Zealand

Research Scientist


Email: ik011119@gmail.com


Qualifications

2011 Ph.D., McGill University, Agricultural and Environmental Science

2004 B.Sc., The University of Auckland, Food Science


Publications (selected)

  1. Kurtovic I and Marshall SN. (2013). Potential of fish by-products as a source of novel marine lipases and their uses in industrial applications. Lipid Tech In Press.
  2. Kurtovic I, Marshall SN and Zhao X. (2011). Hydrophobic immobilization of a bile salt activated lipase from Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). J Mol Catal B: Enzyme 72(3-4), 168-174.
  3. Kurtovic I, Marshall SN, Miller MR and Zhao X. (2011). Flavour development in dairy cream using fish digestive lipases from Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and New Zealand hoki (Macruronus novaezealandiae). Food Chem 127 (4), 1562-1568.
  4. Kurtovic I, Marshall SN, Zhao X and Simpson BK. (2010). Purification and properties of digestive lipases from Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and New Zealand hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae). Fish Physiol Biochem 36 (4), 1041-1060.
  5. Kurtovic I, Marshall SN, Zhao X and Simpson BK. (2009). Lipases from mammals and fishes. Rev Fish Sci 17 (1): 18-40.
  6. Melton LD, Kurtovic I and Smith BG. (2007). Search for the smallest cellulose microfibril. Mitteilungen der Bundesforschungsanstalt fur Forst- und Holzwirtschaft (Proceedings of the 2nd New Zealand-German Workshop on Plant Cell Walls) 223: 21-28.
  7. Kurtovic I, Marshall SN and Simpson BK. (2006). Isolation and characterization of a trypsin fraction from the pyloric ceca of chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Comp Biochem Physiol Part B 143 (4): 432-440.