Title

Simple brominated phenols in red algae

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Pedersén, M, Saenger, P & Fries, L 1974, 'Simple brominated phenols in red algae', Phytochemistry, vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 2273-2279.

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Abstract

By using TLC and GLC-MS techniques, 23 species of red algae, representing nine orders, were analyzed for the presence of simple bromophenols. Ten bromophenols were detected, five of which might be artefacts. Furthermore, lanosol was identified in sea water from the Polysiphonia Brodiaei—zone. Bromophenols were detected in species from the families Ceramiaceae, Delesseriaceae, Bonnemaisoniaceae, Rhodophyllaceae, Corallinaceae and Rhodomelaceae.