Sterols of the amansieae (rhodomelaceae: Rhodophyta)

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Combaut, G & Saenger, P 1984, 'Sterols of the amansieae (rhodomelaceae: Rhodophyta)', Phytochemistry , vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 781-782.

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Osmundaria prolifera, kuetzingia natalensis, Halopythis pinastroïdes and Vidalia fimbriata contain C27 sterols as the major sterols. Six other species of the Amansieae, belonging to the genera Amansia, Vidalia, Lenormandia and Rythiphlaea, contain C28-sterols as the major sterols.