Mar. Drugs 2004, 2(2), 63-72; doi:10.3390/md202063
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Fucoxanthin and Its Metabolites in Edible Brown Algae Cultivated in Deep Seawater

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Received: 21 April 2004; Accepted: 8 May 2004 / Published: 25 May 2004
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Abstract: Three metabolites of fucoxanthin were isolated from a brown alga, Scytosiphon lomentaria, and the structure of a new compound was determined by NMR. The content of fucoxanthin, a biologically active carotenoid, in four edible brown algae, cultivated in deep seawater, was studied.
Keywords: fucoxanthin; deep seawater; brown algae; Scytosiphon lomentaria; Undaria pinnatifida; Petalonia binghamiae; Laminaria religiosa
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Mori, K.; Ooi, T.; Hiraoka, M.; Oka, N.; Hamada, H.; Tamura, M.; Kusumi, T. Fucoxanthin and Its Metabolites in Edible Brown Algae Cultivated in Deep Seawater. Mar. Drugs 2004, 2, 63-72.

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Mori K, Ooi T, Hiraoka M, Oka N, Hamada H, Tamura M, Kusumi T. Fucoxanthin and Its Metabolites in Edible Brown Algae Cultivated in Deep Seawater. Marine Drugs. 2004; 2(2):63-72.

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Mori, Kanami; Ooi, Takashi; Hiraoka, Masanori; Oka, Naohiro; Hamada, Hideyuki; Tamura, Mitsumasa; Kusumi, Takenori. 2004. "Fucoxanthin and Its Metabolites in Edible Brown Algae Cultivated in Deep Seawater." Mar. Drugs 2, no. 2: 63-72.

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