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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The patch uses a material called alginate, a gum-like natural substance extracted from brown algae.
The patch would work by delivering a naturally produced substance, derived from brown algae, via microneedles.
Only six of these species, the brown algae Stoechospermum marginatum, Sargassum swartzii, S.
The use of brown algae extracts as functional shrimp feed, may be beneficial due to their antioxidant activity, which is similar to a-tocopherol (vitamin E).
The unique accumulation efficiency and tolerance to heavy metals can be attributed to the high content of alginate and fucoidan in the cell walls of brown algae and of sulfated polysaccharides in red algae, for which heavy metals show a strong affinity [21].
Alginate, a material originally derived from brown algae, has previously been used to encapsulate cells without harming them or preventing them from sensing and responding to biological signals (for example, by releasing insulin).
This is extracted from a type of brown algae, a seaweed commonly used in food and medical applications.
Like the chrysophytes brown algae derive their color from the presence, in the cell chloroplasts, of several brownish carotenoid pigments, as fucoxathin.
Nan Fuchs, introduced me to Alginol, a potent, uniquely harvested and processed brown algae.
Shameel, Studies on the Anatomy of a Controversial Brown Algae, Cystoseira indica, Proc.