6. Studying the quantitative correlations between content and composition of lipid and fatty acid in Zooxanthellae and host tissue of some Vietnam coral species

Huyền Lưu Văn

Abstract

In tropical area, many algae species, especially those of Symbiodinium family,) are commonly called “zooxanthellae” having symbiotic relationship with corals. Through this symbiotic relationship, many compounds are transported from zooxanthellae to host tissues, among those, lipids and fatty acids are considered as very important organic compounds. This paper presents the results of quantitative correlations between the content and composition of lipid and fatty acids in zooxanthellae and host tissues of several marine coral species in Vietnam. The results not only identify the mechanism of biosynthesis and transportation of lipids and fatty acids between coral polyps and zooxanthellae, but also support in assessing the resilience to environmental changes of different coral species when using the two important organic compounds.

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Huyền Lưu Văn
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Lưu Văn, H. (2017). 6. Studying the quantitative correlations between content and composition of lipid and fatty acid in Zooxanthellae and host tissue of some Vietnam coral species. Science Journal of Natural Resources and Environment, (17), 44–51. Retrieved from https://tapchikhtnmt.hunre.edu.vn/index.php/tapchikhtnmt/article/view/44
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