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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 7631864, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7631864
Research Article

Quantification of Phytochemicals from Commercial Spirulina Products and Their Antioxidant Activities

Department of Botany and Microbiology, Addiriyah Chair for Environmental Studies, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia

Received 21 July 2015; Revised 20 November 2015; Accepted 25 November 2015

Academic Editor: G. K. Jayaprakasha

Copyright © 2016 Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi and Mariadhas Valan Arasu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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