Biochemical composition of some common seaweeds from Lakshadweep

Kaliaperumal, N and Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Najmuddin, M and Ramalingam, J R and Kalimuthu, S (1994) Biochemical composition of some common seaweeds from Lakshadweep. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 36 (1&2). pp. 316-319.

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´╗┐Studies were made on protein, carbohydrate and lipid from 28 marine algae from Lakshadweep Islands. The protein content ranged from 0.1 to 18.9% in green algae, 4.6 to 12.2% brown algae and 2.7 to 13.1% in red algae. The carbohydrate content was from 0.5 to 15.846, 1.5 to 13.0% and 2.0 to 29.4% in gMn, brown and red algae respectively. The lipid content varied from 2.6 to 13.8% in green algae, 2.2 to 8.3% in brown algae and 3.1 to 8.3% in red algae.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:seaweeds; biochemical; Lakshadweep
Subjects:Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:699
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:31 May 2010 13:34
Last Modified:31 May 2010 13:34

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