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chon·drus

(kon'drŭs),
1. Synonym(s): cartilage
2. The plant Chondrus crispus, Fucus crispus, or Gigartina mamillosa (family Gigartinaceae); a demulcent in chronic and intestinal disorders. Synonym(s): carrageen (1) , carragheen, Irish moss, pearl moss
[G. chondros, gristle]

chondrus

Anatomy
Cartilage.
 
Herbal medicine
Chondrus crispus (Irish moss), a folk remedy for intestinal disease.

Chondrus

(kon'drus) [L. chondrus, fr Gr. chondros, grain, ganule, cartilage]
A genus of red algae that includes Chondrus crispus, the source of carrageenan. See: carrageen; carrageenan
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CHARACTER TAXA OF THE ORDER: Agarum clathratum, Alaria esculenta, Bonnemaisonia hamifera, Calliblepharis ciliata, Callithamnion tetricum, Chondrus crispus, Coccotylus truncatus, Delesseria sanguinea, Fimbrifolium dichotomum, Gigartina pistillata, Heterosiphonia plumosa, Membranoptera alata, Odonthalia dentata, Phycodrys rubens, Phyllophora pseudoceranoides, Plumaria plumosa, Polysiphonia arctica, Ptilota gunneri, Stenogramma interruptum.
angusta in cox 1 is now represented by a large gap, as this intron is not present in Chondrus crispus, Gelidium vagum, Gracilaria salicornia, or Rhodymenia pseudopalmata.
in Oshoro Bay (43[degrees]12'N, 140[degrees]51'E) (Agatsuma & Nakata 2004) and in algal turf dominated by Chondrus spp.
1997), mencionando que "Chondrus" canaliculatus de Chile y Peru no corresponden con los caracteres de diagnosis para el genero Chondrus, basados sobre la especie holotipo Chondrus crispus Stackhouse, ni a otros generos de la familia.
E, por fim, o pao de mistura com espelta: <<alicam (quae alio nomine chondrus dicitur)>>.
Se ha reportado el uso, en la preparacion de helados, de las gomas de Acacia senegal (goma arabiga), Astragalus spp (goma tragacanto), Cyamopsis tetragonolobus (goma guar), Ceratonia siliqua (goma de algarroba), Chondrus spp (carraginatos) y Macrocyster pyrifera (alginatos) [2, 25, 26].
1) These are sulphated polysaccharides derived from the cell walls of red algae (such as Chondrus crispus) and are widely used in the food industry.
Stress tolerance and reactive oxygen metabolism in the intertidal red seaweeds Mastocarpus stellatus and Chondrus crispus.
Pigmented algal endophytes of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse: host specificity, fine structure, and effects on host performance in infections by Acrochaete operculata Correa & Nielsen and A.
While toxicological data on hexose oxidase from Chondrus crispus expressed in Hansenula polymorphia and lutein from Tagetes erecta L.
A summary follows of the Committee's evaluations of toxicological and intake data on various specific food additives (benzoyl peroxide, a-cyclodextrin, hexose oxidase, from Chondrus crispus expressed in Hansenula polymorpha, lutein from Tagetes erecta L.
Source Red algae; predominantly aqueous extraction from Chondrus, Gigartina, and various Eucheuma species.