Commercial scale production of carrageenan from red algae

Ramalingam, J R and Kaliaperumal, N and Kalimuthu, S (2003) Commercial scale production of carrageenan from red algae. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 25 (1 & 2). pp. 37-46.

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Abstract

Carrageenan is one of the commercially important water soluble polysaccharides extracted from certain red algae and it is widely utilised in foods, dairy products and pharmaceuticals. In India, there is no carrageenan manufacturing unit and knowledge on the processing technologies of this phytochemical is very limited. Various methods available for the extraction of different types of carrageenan are reviewed in this paper.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Commercial scale production; carrageenan; red algae
Subjects:Algae
Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:5949
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:03 Nov 2010 14:08
Last Modified:20 Jan 2011 16:55

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