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Chlorella Application Brief

Introduction to Chlorella Chlorella vulgaris (chlorophyta) is a unicellular plant that can be grown on fresh and marine waters.(1) Chlorella has been used as a food source for centuries and continues to grow as a valuable product in various industrial

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Introduction to Ecklonia Radiata

Introduction Ecklonia Radiata is a species of brown seaweed with many beneficial compounds. Seaweeds contain little fat but are rich in vitamins, minerals, and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). (3)(2) Brown seaweed is estimated to contain approximately 10% protein, 65% carbohydrates

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Introduction to Kombu

Introduction After thousands of years, seaweeds continue to be a source of food and valuable extracts for various industry applications. Nutritional benefits from seaweed include iodine, fiber, fats, and vitamins and minerals. Active constituents, such as phlorotannins,  function as antioxidants,

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Astaxanthin

Introduction to Astaxanthin Astaxanthin is a natural carotenoid commonly found in microalgae, such as Haematoccis pluvialis. The algae turns from a green color to red when access astaxanthin builds outside of the cholorplast. (1).  One of the most well-known functions

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Spirulina

Introduction to Spirulina Spirulina is a well-known consumable cyanobacteria which is found throughout the warm waters of the world. It’s named from the microscopic spiral-shape that can be uniquely identified only to Spirulina. Spirulina has highest protein content of any

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