"Rhodophyta" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Plants of the division Rhodophyta, commonly known as red algae, in which the red pigment (PHYCOERYTHRIN) predominates. However, if this pigment is destroyed, the algae can appear purple, brown, green, or yellow. Two important substances found in the cell walls of red algae are AGAR and CARRAGEENAN. Some rhodophyta are notable SEAWEED (macroalgae).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Rhodophyta" by people in Profiles.
The Mediterranean red alga Asparagopsis: a source of compounds against Leishmania. Mar Drugs. 2009 Aug 11; 7(3):361-6.