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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Nov 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 123-126

Yield and quality of agars in selected members of Gelidiales and Gracilariales

The red algae Gelidium micropterum, Gelidiella acerosa, Gracilaria fergusonii and Gracilaria millardetii were collected from south
east coast of Tamil Nadu, India, during summer and winter. Phycocolloids were extracted and their yield and physicochemical
properties were determined

Keywords: 3,6 anhydrogalactose, gel strength, phycocolloids, sulphate, viscosity, yield

Citation: *, ( 2015), Yield and quality of agars in selected members of Gelidiales and Gracilariales. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 3(3): 123-126

Received: 2016-05-11 07:36:55; Accepted: 2016-05-11 07:37:04;
Published: 11/05/2016

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*Correspondence: N. Rajasulochana