NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A tropical red algae found in Fiji produces powerful anti-fungal chemicals, found in patches on its surface, according to a new mass spectrometry study.

The work, which appeared online last night in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified dozens of compounds associated with a tropical red algal species called Callophycus serratus. These compounds fell into two broad groups that correlated with algal clades.

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