Fatty acid contents and profiles of 16 macroalgae collected from the Irish Coast at two seasons

  title={Fatty acid contents and profiles of 16 macroalgae collected from the Irish Coast at two seasons},
  author={Matthias L. Schmid and Freddy Guih{\'e}neuf and Dagmar B Stengel},
  journal={Journal of Applied Phycology},
Due to the established health benefits of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA), there is a globally increasing demand for alternative natural resources with appropriate fatty acid profiles. To assess the suitability of macroalgae as a source, 16 species (nine Phaeophyceae, five Rhodophyta and two Chlorophyta) were collected at two seasons (June and November) from the Irish west Coast, and total fatty acid contents and specific profiles were determined. Total fatty acid… CONTINUE READING
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