Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 63–65 | Cite as

General characteristics of the polysaccharides of brown algae

  • Yu. S. Ovodov
  • V. A. Khomenko


It has been shown that the brown algae of the Sea of Japan contain, in addition to alginic acid, acid polysaccharides probably bound to a peptide component.


Xylose Alginic Acid Brown Alga Fucose Uronic Acid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Ovodov
    • 1
  • V. A. Khomenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biologically Active Substances, Far Eastern Branch, Siberian Division AS USSRUSSR

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