• Ambiguous role of phlorotannins as chemical defenses in the brown alga Fucus vesiculosus 

      Kubanek, Julia; Lester, Sarah E.; Fenical, William; Hay, Mark E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInter-Research, 2004-08-16)
      Brown seaweeds (Fucales) produce phlorotannins that are often considered chemical defenses against herbivores. The many correlative and fewer direct tests conducted have shown effects of phlorotannins on herbivore feeding ...