Pillai, V Krishna (1957) Chemical studies on Indian seaweeds III Partition of Sulphur and its Relation to the Carbohydrate Content. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science, 45 (2). pp. 101-121.
Seaweeds in general derive their importance from their carbohydrate content. Part of the carbohydrate is in the form of cellulose which cannot be hydrolysed by ordinary means; and the rest in the form of polysaccharides either as agar or as algin, the latter being considered as a polymerised form of d-mannuronic acid. Kylin (1913) is of the opinion that simple reducing sugars constitute the first products of photosynthesis and that they occur in very small quantities.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Chemical studies; Indian seaweeds; Partition of Sulphur; Carbohydrate Content|
|Subjects:||Biochemistry > Bioactive compounds|
Algae > Seaweed
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||04 Nov 2010 15:08|
|Last Modified:||05 Jun 2012 12:29|
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