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Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v47.i4.60
pages 63-68

Content of Lipids and Their Fatty-Acids Composition in the Seaweeds of the Black Sea

Ye. B. Kutsyn
Odessa National Mechnikov University, Department of Botany
F. P. Tkachenko
Ukrainian Scientific Center of Ecology of Sea (UkrSCES), Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, 89, French Boulevard, Odessa 65009, Ukraine; Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel 31905 Haifa, Israel


Total content of lipids and their fatty acids composition in the widespread seaweeds of the Odessa Bay of the Black Sea: Chlorophyta − Enteromorpha intestinalis (Nees) Link, Chaetomorpha aerea (Dillw.) Kütz., Bryopsis plumosa (Huds.) C. Ag., Cladophora vagabunda (L.) Hoek; Rhodophyta − Porphyra leucostica Thur., Polysiphonia elongate (Huds.) Spreng., Ceramium siliquosum var. elegans (Roth) G. Furmari; Phaeophyta − Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades and Punctaria latifolia Grev. was investigated. Seaweeds of the department Chlorophyta were characterized by maximal content of lipids and polyunsaturated fatty acids. In the seaweeds' lipids prevailed unsaturated fatty acids: oleic, linoleic and linolenic.

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