Photosynthetic Pigments in Diatoms

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Kuczynska, Paulina ; Jemiola-Rzeminska, Malgorzata ; Strzalka, Kazimierz (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Marine Drugs, volume 13, issue 9, pages 5,847-5,881 (issn: 1660-3397, eissn: 1660-3397)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/md13095847, pmc: PMC4584358
  • Subject: pigments | biosynthesis pathway | diatoms | photosynthesis | Review | photoprotection | bioactive compounds | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Photosynthetic pigments are bioactive compounds of great importance for the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries. They are not only responsible for capturing solar energy to carry out photosynthesis, but also play a role in photoprotective processes and display... View more
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