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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016
Quantitative Analysis and First Report of Euglena tuba from Himachal Pradesh, India
Abstract: Euglena tuba, a fresh water unicellular microalga has been reported first time from the Masran-Ka-Talab in Baroh area of village Dhalwara in district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh, India forming a reddish brown colour bloom in a pond due to the presence of astaxanthin pigment. Quantitative analysis of the sample shows that Euglena tuba exhibits high antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities with high reducing power capacity.
Keywords: Euglena tuba, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,
Pages: 1336 - 1339