brown alga


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brown alga

n.
Any of a large group of chiefly marine heterokonts of the division Phaeophyta, including the rockweeds and kelps, having brown and yellow pigments such as fucoxanthin that mask the chlorophyll.
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The brown alga Colpomenia bullosa and the red alga Lomentaria catenata displayed significant larvicidal activity in 2.
Summary: Three endophytic fungal strains, Fusarium equiseti, Scopulariopsis fusca and Geotrichum candidum were isolated from the inner tissue of the brown alga Padina pavonica, collected from the Red Sea.
Ecological and biochemical analyses of the brown alga Turbinaria ornata (Turner) J.
It was abundant on Ulva, the brown alga Sargassum and corallines, with population densities averaging 52 individuals/10 cm2 of substrate (Fraser et al.
For example the fucoidan from the brown alga Saccharina cichorioides is 2, 4-disulfated 1, 3-a-L-fucan, while the fucoidan from Fucus evanescens contains blocks of a-1,3-fucooligosaccharides and a-1,4-fucooligosaccharides sulfated at the position 2 in fucose residues (42).
Similarly, crude extract and major secondary metabolites from the brown alga Stypopodium zonale from two different places on the Brazilian littoral significantly deterred feeding by consumers, although with distinct effectiveness (Pereira et al.
Antioxidant activity of phlorotannins isolated from the brown alga Eisenia bicyclis.
implexa, Urospora wormskioldii), and a common filamentous brown alga (Pylaiella littoralis).
Examination of the epiphytes under stereomicroscope allowed identifying the species as the filamentous brown alga Pylaiella littoralis, a common macrophyte species in the shallow coastal areas of the Baltic Sea.