brown alga


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brown alga

any of a mostly marine group of algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by brown pigment.
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Key words: Red Sea, Brown alga Padina pavonica, Fusarium equiseti, HCV protease.
Chattopadhyay et al reported that fucoidan showed the highest antioxidant activity followed by alginate and laminarans from brown alga Turbinaria conoides (120).
Most of the thalloid individuals belong to Coccotylus truncatus, Phycodrys rubens, Dilsea socialis, and the brown alga Desmarestia aculeata.
The high molecular weight polyphloroglucinols of the marine brown alga Fucus vesiculosus L.
The field experiments were carried out with three species common in the adjacent sea area representing three different morphological and ecological groups: Ulva intestinalis, a filamentous, fast-growing green alga; Fucus vesiculosus, a perennial brown alga with slow metabolism; and Furcellaria lumbricalis, a perennial red alga.
Constituents of the brown alga Padina tetrasromatica (Hauck)--II.
Fucoidan, a sulfated polysaccharide isolated from an edible brown alga Undaria pinnatifida, was previously shown to be a potent inhibitor of the in vitro replication of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).
Petalonia binghamiae (Miyeoksoi), a brown alga, is a traditional food in the southern regions of the Korea peninsula.