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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao

Use

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

traditional 

Notes

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Environmental health, monitoring & remediation - bioremediation, heavy metals

 

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Source of hydrocolloids - source of carrageenan

 

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Contains: kappa-carrageenan.

 

 

 

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