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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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By edible seaweed, the market segments into brown algae, red algae, green algae, and others.
Brown algae protein is majorly derived from seaweeds located in the colder waters within Northern
Brown algae protein is majorly derived from seaweeds located in the colder waters within Northern hemisphere and is widely used as a substitute for animal protein, such as whey protein.
In the second box, the pink crusty growth has been replaced with brown algae, which might be more competitive in the future.
With elevating sea temperatures, and unless we can gain control of the nutrient loading, we can expect more, and possibly larger blooms, of red tide, brown algae and blue green algae.
The fucoidan used by Skin Actives is extracted and purified from brown algae (Phaeophyta).
Brown algae are mainly produced and consumed in Asia, and a large quantity of byproducts (e.g., roots and stems) are created during the production process.
Numerous studies have reported antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties in Ochrophyta (brown algae) and Rhodophyta (red algae) species (Zubia et al., 2009a, 2009b; Jimenez-Escrig et al., 2012; Murphy et al., 2014).
There are 396 species of benthic marine algae reported for both Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica (84 Chlorophyta or green algae, 51 Ochrophyta-Phaeophyceae or brown algae, 1 Xanthophyceae or yellow-green algae, and 260 Rhodophyta or red algae), from which 287 are recorded from the Caribbean coast (Bernecker, 2009).
The new invention makes use of a natural substance extracted from brown algae and delivers required insulin without the need for painful and unpleasant daily injections that becomes a major ritual in every chronic diabetes patient 's life.
1 [cm.sup.2]) was preserved in silica gel (not as pressed material) and brought back to the University of New Brunswick for DNA extraction (Saunders and McDevit, 2012) and amplification of the 5 end of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene (C01-5P) in red algae (Saunders and Moore, 2013) and brown algae (Saunders and McDevit, 2012), and tufA in green algae (Saunders and Kucera, 2010).
Samples of Chlorophyta (green algae), Ochrophyta (brown algae) and Rhodophyta (red algae) were collected from different sites in two Italian transitional environments, namely Venice lagoon and lake Ganzirri in Cape Peloro lagoon (Table 1).