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Key aspects of the iodine metabolism in brown algae: a brief critical review

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Abstract

Brown algae include the strongest accumulators of iodine known among living systems. This paper reviews the current state of bioinorganic research in the field, focusing on the models Laminaria digitata, Macrocystis pyrifera and Ectocarpus siliculosus, and covering uptake and efflux, localization and biological significance of storage, as well as marine and atmospheric chemistry of iodine.

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The article was received on 08 Nov 2018, accepted on 25 Feb 2019 and first published on 25 Feb 2019


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C8MT00327K
Citation: Metallomics, 2019,11, 756-764

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    Key aspects of the iodine metabolism in brown algae: a brief critical review

    F. C. Küpper and C. J. Carrano, Metallomics, 2019, 11, 756
    DOI: 10.1039/C8MT00327K

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