undaria pinnatifida

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Related to undaria pinnatifida: fucoxanthin, Laminaria japonica


Used in Asia for hair growth, luster and skin tone.
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During the grow-out period, abalone are fed primarily on the macroalgae, Laminaria japonica, Undaria pinnatifida or Ulva pertusa for H.
In treatment T2 with Undaria pinnatifida as biofilter, TAN concentrations exhibited a greater rate of increase and attained higher values than the ones in the PC control.
A Study on Tolerant Capacity of Undaria pinnatifida Gametophyta to the Toxicity of Three Heavy Metal ions.
5% Pachydictyon coriaceum, Petalonia binghamiae, Saccharina japonica, Sargassum thunbergii, and Undaria pinnatifida extracts were [greater than or equal to]64.
Hewitt CL, Campbell ML, McEnnulty F, Moore KM, Murfet NB, Robertson B and Schaffelke B (2005) Efficacy of physical removal of a marine pest: the introduced kelp Undaria pinnatifida in a Tasmanian marine reserve.
Fucoidan is a general term for a group of molecules extracted from several species of seaweed, with Undaria pinnatifida being a well-known source.
In another study fucoidan, isolated from an edible brown alga Undaria pinnatifida, was shown to be a potent inhibitor of in vitro and in vivo replication of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).
Fucoxanthin from edible seaweed, Undaria pinnatifida, shows antiobesity effect through UCP1 expression in white adipose tissues.
Galactosyl and sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol isolated from the brown algae, Undaria pinnatifida and Costaria costata as repellents of blue mussel, Mytilus edulis.
9) Examples of particularly valuable types of seaweed used in oral supplements include Irish Moss (Chondrus crispus), Fucose or Fucus vesiculosis (Bladderwrack), species of Laminaria, (especially Laminaria japonica), Sargassum muticum (Hondawara, Japan, and Limu-Lala, Hawaii), and Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame).