Edible Bird’s Nest, a remarkable salivary product / Dr. Eddie Tan Ti Tjih and T. H. Siew

Tan Ti Tjih, Eddie and T. H., Siew (2021) Edible Bird’s Nest, a remarkable salivary product / Dr. Eddie Tan Ti Tjih and T. H. Siew. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Edible Bird's Nest (EBN) is a salivary product, and it can only be produced by certain species of swiftlets in the Southeast Asia region. Even though the saliva product is not a popular delicacy among the non-Chinese community, its recent scientific nutraceutical discoveries have attracted much interest. There are many new findings reported on EBN in the recent ten (10) years; therefore, this discourse aims to address the latest peer-reviewed nutraceutical reports on the EBN. First, an advanced search in the Web of Science Core Collection with field tag keywords "Edible bird's nest" was performed. The search resulted in 129 articles for the year 2010 to 2020. Thus, the total number of yearly publications increased drastically from 1 article in the year-2010 to 23 articles in the year-2020. This indicates increasing interest in the research for EBN. Subsequently, the articles that met the EBN nutraceutical investigations criteria were reviewed.


Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Tan Ti Tjih, Eddie
T. H., Siew
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General) > Study and teaching
Q Science > Q Science (General) > Study and teaching > Laboratories. General works
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Kuala Pilah Campus > Faculty of Applied Sciences
Page Range: pp. 10-11
Keywords: Edible bird’s nest, nutraceutical, swiftlet
Date: 2021
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/57057
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