Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activity of Water Soluble Polysaccharide from Defatted Botryococcus braunii

탈지 미세조류 Botryococcus braunii 로부터의 수용성 다당의 항산화 활성과 항균활성

  • Received : 2015.12.28
  • Accepted : 2016.01.27
  • Published : 2015.12.31


Sulfated polysaccharides from plants or seaweed are well known for antioxidant, anticoagulant activity or other biological activities. The aim of the present study is to optimize the condition for the isolation of water soluble polysaccharides (WSP) and evaluate the biological activity. WSP was isolated from defatted microalgae B. braunii using chlorosulfonic acid or sulfuric acid. Among WSP isolated using sulfuric acid showed the lowest the content of total carbohydrates (g/L), whereas showed the highest antioxidant activity. Also the preliminary structural analysis of WSP was performed by FT-IR spectroscopy analysis.


Botryococcus braunii;Chlorosulfonic acid;Sulfuric acid;Antioxidant activity


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