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Research Article

Enteromorpha compressa Exhibits Potent Antioxidant Activity

Table 1

Physical and chemical parameters of sea water collected at different seasons (2009-2010).

ParametersUnitsSeasons
SpringSummerAutumnWinter

Physical parameter

Temperature °C20.0028.0025.0018.00
Light intensityk lux132.00840.00255.00112.00
ECmmose/cm58.0061.0060.0045.00
ECμg/mL46400.0048800.004800.0036000.00
PH7.507.307.357.25

Chemical parameter (mg/L)

Dissolved anions

Carbonate0.000.000.000.00
Nitrate22.3228.421.9610.33
Phosphorus0.000.0440.530.029
Bicarbonate2.621.621.701.90
Chloride705.20624.0636.0358.46
Sulphate62.18238.38232.30269.64

Dissolved cations

Calcium30.0021.6025.40115.50
Zinc0.1590.0060.000.004
Ammonium6.482.943.921.72
Copper0.000.0080.0020.016
Magnessum107.00141.48117.1631.75
Sodium630.00685.26712.62464.60
Potassium3.0015.6614.8218.15
Residual sodium carbonate0.000.000.000.00
Adsorbed sodium %76.0975.8984.4354.15