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Lipid Metabolism in Two Species of Red Marine Algae as Modified by Environmental Factors

  • Trevor R. Pettitt
  • John L. Harwood

Abstract

Little is known about lipid metabolism in marine algae and how it is affected by environmental factors. This is in spite of the fact that these organisms constitute a large part of the Plant Kingdom. The work up to 1979 has been summarized1. Recent work has studied the effect of light, temperature and heavy metals on lipid metabolism in the brown alga Fucus serratus 2.

Keywords

Marine Alga Phospholipid Fatty Acid Euglena Gracilis Acyl Lipid Fatty Acid Labelling 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Trevor R. Pettitt
    • 1
  • John L. Harwood
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity CollegeCardiffUK

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