Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp 611–614 | Cite as

Phytochemical Compositions of Potentially Commercial Far-East Brown Algae

  • O. V. Tabakaeva
  • E. V. Semiletova

The phytochemical and carbohydrate compositions of the potentially commercial Far-East brown algae (kelps) Undaria pinnatifida and Costaria costata were compared. C. costata typically had greater contents of minerals and mannite whereas U. pinnatifida had more lipids, N-containing compounds, and fucoidan.


brown algae (kelps) polysaccharides fucoidan alginic acid monosaccharides 



The work was sponsored by the Russian Science Foundation (Project No. 14-50-00034).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Far-East Federal University, School of BiomedicineVladivostokRussian Federation

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