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no·ri

 (nôr′ē)
n. pl. no·ris
An edible, dried preparation of red algae of the genus Porphyra.

[Japanese.]

nori

(ˈnɔːrɪ)
n
(Cookery) an edible seaweed often used in Japanese cookery, esp for wrapping sushi or rice balls
[Japanese]

nori

The Japanese term for seaweed.
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In addition, sulfated polysaccharides also have anticancer activities such as fucoidans and porphyran [14] which correspond to Yamamoto et al (1986) works that porphyran from Porphyra yezoensis could suppress Sarcoma80 growing [15].
Water and acid soluble polysaccharides were isolated from the red algae Porphyra yezoensis, which also exhibited similar responses in vitro and in vivo.
Genetic variation detected with random amplified polymorphic DNA markers among isolates of the red rot disease fungus Pythiumporphyrae isolated from Porphyra yezoensis from Korea and Japan.
The enhancement of cyclic electron flow around photosystem I improves the recovery of severely desiccated Porphyra yezoensis (Bangiales, Rhodophyta).