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Bacteria Growth-restraining Nano Composite Developed from Invasive Algae

Bacteria Growth-restraining Nano Composite Developed from Invasive Algae

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A new nanocomposite with the function of repressing the growth of both bacteria and fungus has been developed using invasive algae called Sargassum horneri. The National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea mixed carbon nanodots that were created by pulverizing Sargassum horneri with zinc acetate and water, and then treated [...]

Extract of Harmful Algae Helps Improve Skin Disease

Extract of Harmful Algae Helps Improve Skin Disease

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has found that the extract of invasive algae called Sargassum horneri, believed to have come from China’s east coast, has the effect of preventing and curing psoriasis, an inflammatory skin condition. Sargassum horneri’s several branches stem from its small sitting cushion-shaped root. The branches [...]