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agarophyte

[ə′gar·ə‚fīt]
(botany)
Any seaweed that yields agar.
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Regeneration and vegetative propagation of the agarophyte Gracilaria debilis (Forsskal) Borgesen (Rhodophyceae).
Martins et al., "Effects of Cadmium on Growth, Photosynthetic Pigments, Photosynthetic Performance, Biochemical Parameters and Structure of Chloroplasts in the Agarophyte Gracilaria domingensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales)," American Journal of Plant Sciences, vol.
The agarophyte seaweeds Gracilaria cervicornis (63.1%) and Gelidium amansii (67.3%) also presented high carbohydrate content (Marinho-Soriano, Fonseca, Carneiro, & Moreira, 2006; Park et al., 2012).
This method of propagation has been successfully used in the agarophyte industry in the commercial cultivation of many species including Gelidium, Gracilaria, and Gigartina sp.
Hair formation in the agarophyte alga Gracilaria chilensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta).
The genera Hypnea, Chondrus, Eucheuma, Gigartina, Kappaphycus (carragenophytes) (CAMPO et al., 2009) and Gracilaria (agarophyte) (CARDOZO et al., 2007) of edible red seaweeds have been widely exploited in large scale to supply SPs to the industries.
Influence of tidal location on morphology, photosynthesis and pigments of the agarophyte, Gelidium acerosa, from northern Phillipines.
acerosa is an agarophyte (PRASAD et al., 2006; ROLEDA et al., 1997) and its colloid (agar) has been extensively used in food and cosmetic preparations as gelling agent due to the presence of 3,6-anhydro-L-galactose (CARDOZO et al., 2007).
(2013), and this structural feature was in accordance to the Acanthophora genus (Duarte et al., 2004), consistent with [sup.1]H NMR spectral data (Figures 1A, B and C), since pyruvic acid has not been frequently found in agarophytes (Cardozo et al., 2007).