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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux

Use

Type of use

Detail

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Direct use as food - 'artificial' foods, manufacture of

traditional 

Notes

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Source of hydrocolloids - source of agar

traditional, current, potential 

Notes

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Contains: agaroses; agars; ash; fibre; galactans; galactose; nitrogen; pentosan.

Source of inorganic chemicals and other compounds - source of iodine

current, potential 

Notes

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Contains: iodine.

 

 

 

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