Chondrus crispus

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Related to Chondrus crispus: Irish moss, Ascophyllum nodosum
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Synonyms for Chondrus crispus

dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America

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Chondrus crispus provides a protective, water-binding barrier that promotes the regeneration of damaged skin and is an excellent source of skin-supporting vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients.
Feeding experiments have shown that the growth and gonad production of strongylocentrotid sea urchins fed with the kelp Alaria crassifolia, Saccharina religiosa, Saccharina longicruris, and Saccharina angustata are greater than those fed with the fucoids Sargassum confusum and Sargassum siliquastrum; the red algae Grateloupia elliptica, Chondrus crispus, and Polysiphonia morrowii; and the green alga Codium fragile ssp.
While toxicological data on hexose oxidase from Chondrus crispus expressed in Hansenula polymorphia and lutein from Tagetes erecta L.
A summary follows of the Committee's evaluations of toxicological and intake data on various specific food additives (benzoyl peroxide, a-cyclodextrin, hexose oxidase, from Chondrus crispus expressed in Hansenula polymorpha, lutein from Tagetes erecta L.
One is a special extract of Chondrus crispus, a red seaweed found only in the cold waters off the Atlantic coast.