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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Use

Type of use

Detail

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Direct use as food - additive, ground whole tissue

traditional, current 

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Direct use as food - emulsifier/stabiliser

traditional, current 

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

current, potential 

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Contains: retinol and derivatives (vitamin A).

Provide biological, medical and pharmacological activity - coughing, treatment for

traditional, current 

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Contains: amino acids; minerals/vitamins; polysaccharides; protein.

Source of hydrocolloids - source of carrageenan

traditional, current 

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Contains: 3,6 anhydro-L galactose; kappa-carrageenan; lambda-carrageenan.

Terrestrial plant and animal production - animal feed (additive)

current, potential 

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Contains: protein.

 

 

 

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