Marine algae as modern industrial products Furcellaran= Danish agar In Marine Algae Industrial importance and use

Schmid, O.J.

Bot Marinapl.: 56-57

1962


Accession: 024978247

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Abstract
The raw material of furcellaran, in practice known as "Danish agar" is a red alga, Furcellaria fastigiata. It is found mostly in the Kattegatt waters. Raw material and methods of exploitation are described. Furcellaran is a sulphated galactane. Its main use is the production of jelly custard powders and in the sweets and candy industry.