Exploiting biological activities of brown seaweed Ecklonia cava for potential industrial applications: a review.

@article{Wijesinghe2012ExploitingBA,
  title={Exploiting biological activities of brown seaweed Ecklonia cava for potential industrial applications: a review.},
  author={W. A. J. P. Wijesinghe and You-Jin Jeon},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={225-35}
}
Seaweeds are rich in vitamins, minerals, dietary fibres, proteins, polysaccharides and various functional polyphenols. Many researchers have focused on brown algae as a potential source of bioactive materials in the past few decades. Ecklonia cava is a brown seaweed that is abundant in the subtidal regions of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. This seaweed attracted extensive interest due to its multiple biological activities. E. cava has been identified as a potential producer of wide… CONTINUE READING

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