What are hydrocolloids and phycocolloids?

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Starch like chemicals found in the cell wall both red algae and brown algae is known as phycocolloids . Phycocolloid are used mainly for their colloidal properties.

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  1. A substance which forms a gel in the presence of water, examples of which are used in surgical dressings and in various industrial applications is called hydrocolloids

    Phycocolloidsrefer to those polysaccharides extracted from both freshwater and marine algae.

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