Bromine content in some seaweeds of Goa (Central West Coast of India)

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dc.contributor.author Naqvi, S.W.A.
dc.contributor.author Mittal, P.K.
dc.contributor.author Kamat, S.Y.
dc.contributor.author Solimabi
dc.contributor.author Reddy, C.V.G.
dc.date.accessioned 1997-11-10T09:57:05Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:53Z
dc.date.available 1997-11-10T09:57:05Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:53Z
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.citation Botanica Marina, vol.22; 1979; 455-457
dc.identifier.issn 0006-8055
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6902
dc.description.abstract Nineteen species of seaweeds from the coast of Goa were examined for their bromine content following the spectrophotometric method involving ashing with Na@d2@@CO@d3@@, oxidation of bromide to bromine with chloramine-T and measuring the absorbance in chloroform at 400 and 650 nm. The bromine content, on a dry dry weight basis, varied from 0.024 to 0.024% for the green algae, from 0.020 to 0.400% for the algae, and from 0.015 to 0.054% for the brown algae. Only two species @iChondria armata@@ and @iCodium elongatum@@ showed relatively high bromine contents 0.400% and 0.247% respectively. A large fraction of the bromine in these species appears to be organically bound
dc.language en
dc.publisher Walter de Gruyter, Berlin
dc.relation.ispartof Bot Mar
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Resources
dc.subject Botany
dc.subject.other seaweed products
dc.subject.other bromine
dc.subject.other seaweeds
dc.subject.other check lists
dc.subject.other Chondria armata
dc.subject.other Codium elongatum
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Goa
dc.title Bromine content in some seaweeds of Goa (Central West Coast of India)
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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