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Ecklonia kurome Okam.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Kunbu, Thallus Eckloniae or Thallus Laminariae, is the dry thallus of the brown alga Ecklonia kurome Okam. (Alariaceae) or Laminaria japonica Aresch. (Lamina-riaceae) collected in summer and fall. It is officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used in treatment of scrofula, goiter, hypertyroidism, and edema.

Keywords

Methanolic Extract Enzyme System Mixed Type Chemical Constituent Brown Alga 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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