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Saenger, P 1973, 'Simple bromophenols in the red algae and seawater', Australian Marine Science Bulletin, vol. 44, pp. 13-15.

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Using a combined GLC/MS method, 23 species of red algae representing nine orders were examined for simple brominated phenols. A total of 13 brominated phenols were identified (MS, NMR and IR) from the Gigartinales, ClYptonemiales, Bonnemaisonailes and CeramiaJes. Seawater from the Polysiphonia brodiaei~zone also contained two bromophenols. The taxonomic and ecological implications are discussed.

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