caulerpa

Summary

Summary: A genus of toxic marine GREEN ALGAE found throughout tropical and subtropical seas. One species, Caulerpa taxifolia, is highly invasive and produces the poison caulerpenyne, deadly to marine organisms though not humans.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Caulerpa racemosa invasion: a critical review
    Judith Klein
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, DIMAR UMR 6540, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:205-25. 2008
  2. ncbi Variations in the concentration of phenolic compounds in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica under conditions of competition
    Olivier Dumay
    Equipe Ecosystèmes Littoraux, Université de Corse, FST, SP 52, F 20 250 Corte, France
    Phytochemistry 65:3211-20. 2004
  3. ncbi Biosorption of Cu2+, Cd2+, Pb2+, and Zn2+ using dried marine green macroalga Caulerpa lentillifera
    Prasert Pavasant
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bioresour Technol 97:2321-9. 2006
  4. ncbi Antioxidant activities of four edible seaweeds from the southern coast of Thailand
    Monsuang Yangthong
    Department of Aquatic Science, Faculty of Natural Resources, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 64:218-23. 2009
  5. pmc The antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of caulerpin, a bisindole alkaloid isolated from seaweeds of the genus Caulerpa
    Everton Tenório de Souza
    LaFI Laboratório de Farmacologia e Imunidade, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió AL, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 7:689-704. 2009
  6. ncbi Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of lectin from the marine green alga Caulerpa cupressoides
    Edfranck Sousa Oliveira Vanderlei
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:1113-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Two novel aromatic valerenane-type sesquiterpenes from the Chinese green alga Caulerpa taxifolia
    Shui Chun Mao
    State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zu Chong Zi Rd 555, Zhangjiang Hi Tech Park, Shanghai 201203, PR China
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 16:2947-50. 2006
  8. pmc Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity from algae of the genus Caulerpa
    Carolina Babosa Brito da Matta
    LaFI Laboratory of Pharmacology and Immunity, Institute of Biological Sciences and Health, Federal University of Alagoas, 57020 720, Maceio, AL, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 9:307-18. 2011
  9. pmc Aqueous and methanolic extracts of Caulerpa mexicana suppress cell migration and ear edema induced by inflammatory agents
    Mariana Angelica Oliveira Bitencourt
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida Salgado Filho, BR 101, University Campus, Lagoa Nova, 59078 900, Natal, RN, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 9:1332-45. 2011
  10. ncbi Variable direct and indirect effects of a habitat-modifying invasive species on mortality of native fauna
    James E Byers
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    Ecology 91:1787-98. 2010

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  1. ncbi The Caulerpa racemosa invasion: a critical review
    Judith Klein
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, DIMAR UMR 6540, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:205-25. 2008
    b>Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea is a marine Chlorophyta introduced into the Mediterranean Sea from south-western Australia. Since 1990, it has been invading the Mediterranean Sea and the Canary Islands, raising ecological problems...
  2. ncbi Variations in the concentration of phenolic compounds in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica under conditions of competition
    Olivier Dumay
    Equipe Ecosystèmes Littoraux, Université de Corse, FST, SP 52, F 20 250 Corte, France
    Phytochemistry 65:3211-20. 2004
    ..of phenolic compound was measured in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica when interacting with two Bryopsidophyceae, Caulerpa taxifolia and Caulerpa racemosa, between May 1999 and May 2000...
  3. ncbi Biosorption of Cu2+, Cd2+, Pb2+, and Zn2+ using dried marine green macroalga Caulerpa lentillifera
    Prasert Pavasant
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bioresour Technol 97:2321-9. 2006
    The sorption of Cu2+, Cd2+, Pb2+, and Zn2+ by a dried green macroalga Caulerpa lentillifera was investigated. The removal efficiency increased with pH...
  4. ncbi Antioxidant activities of four edible seaweeds from the southern coast of Thailand
    Monsuang Yangthong
    Department of Aquatic Science, Faculty of Natural Resources, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 64:218-23. 2009
    The aqueous extracts of four marine algae, Caulerpa racemosa var. macrophysa, Gracilaria tenuistipitata var. tenuistipitata, Sargassum sp...
  5. pmc The antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of caulerpin, a bisindole alkaloid isolated from seaweeds of the genus Caulerpa
    Everton Tenório de Souza
    LaFI Laboratório de Farmacologia e Imunidade, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió AL, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 7:689-704. 2009
    ..This bisindole alkaloid was isolated from the lipoid extract of Caulerpa racemosa and its structure was identified by spectroscopic methods, including IR and NMR techniques...
  6. ncbi Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of lectin from the marine green alga Caulerpa cupressoides
    Edfranck Sousa Oliveira Vanderlei
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:1113-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this work was to investigate the effect of the purified lectin from the green marine alga Caulerpa cupressoides (CcL) in classical models of nociception and inflammation. Male Swiss mice received i.v...
  7. ncbi Two novel aromatic valerenane-type sesquiterpenes from the Chinese green alga Caulerpa taxifolia
    Shui Chun Mao
    State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zu Chong Zi Rd 555, Zhangjiang Hi Tech Park, Shanghai 201203, PR China
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 16:2947-50. 2006
    ..carbon skeleton, along with one known metabolite, caulerpin (4), have been isolated from the Chinese green alga Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh...
  8. pmc Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity from algae of the genus Caulerpa
    Carolina Babosa Brito da Matta
    LaFI Laboratory of Pharmacology and Immunity, Institute of Biological Sciences and Health, Federal University of Alagoas, 57020 720, Maceio, AL, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 9:307-18. 2011
    ..activity of the methanolic (ME), acetate (AE), hexanic (HE) and chloroform (CE) extracts obtained from Caulerpa mexicana, and ME, CE and HE obtained from Caulerpa sertularioides...
  9. pmc Aqueous and methanolic extracts of Caulerpa mexicana suppress cell migration and ear edema induced by inflammatory agents
    Mariana Angelica Oliveira Bitencourt
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida Salgado Filho, BR 101, University Campus, Lagoa Nova, 59078 900, Natal, RN, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 9:1332-45. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of extracts of green algae Caulerpa mexicana on models inflammation. In mice, the inflammatory peritonitis model is induced by zymosan...
  10. ncbi Variable direct and indirect effects of a habitat-modifying invasive species on mortality of native fauna
    James E Byers
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    Ecology 91:1787-98. 2010
    ..The alga Caulerpa taxifolia is one of the most successful invasive species of shallow-water marine systems globally, often ..
  11. ncbi Removal of malachite green by using an invasive marine alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea
    Zehra Bekçi
    Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Division of Physical Chemistry, 35160 Kaynaklar Campus, Izmir, Turkey
    J Hazard Mater 161:1454-60. 2009
    The biosorption of a cationic dye, malachite green oxalate (MG) from aqueous solution onto an invasive marine alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea (CRC) was investigated at different temperatures (298, 308 and 318 K)...
  12. pmc The Caulerpa pigment caulerpin inhibits HIF-1 activation and mitochondrial respiration
    Yang Liu
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677, and Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677
    J Nat Prod 72:2104-9. 2009
    ..In a T47D cell-based reporter assay, the Caulerpa spp...
  13. ncbi Vulnerability of marine habitats to the invasive green alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea within a marine protected area
    Stelios Katsanevakis
    Institute of Marine Biological Resources, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Anavyssos 19013, Greece
    Mar Environ Res 70:210-8. 2010
    The relative vulnerability of various habitat types to Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea invasion was investigated in the National Marine Park of Zakynthos (Ionian Sea, Greece). The density of C...
  14. ncbi Immunostimulatory activity of polysaccharides isolated from Caulerpa lentillifera on macrophage cells
    Reiko Maeda
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:501-5. 2012
    Polysaccharides were extracted from Caulerpa lentillifera by treating with water and then purified by size-exclusion chromatography...
  15. ncbi Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of a sulfated polysaccharide isolated from the green seaweed Caulerpa cupressoides
    José A G Rodrigues
    Northeast Biotechnology Network, Federal University of Ceara, Campus do Pici, Fortaleza, Ceara, Av Mister Hull, CEP 60455 760, Brazil
    Pharmacol Rep 64:282-92. 2012
    ..b>Caulerpa curpressoides (Chlorophyta) presents three SPs fractions (Cc-SP1, Cc-SP2, and Cc-SP3)...
  16. ncbi The seaweed Caulerpa racemosa on Mediterranean rocky reefs: from passenger to driver of ecological change
    Fabio Bulleri
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Pisa, CoNISMa, via Derna 1, Pisa 56126, Italy
    Ecology 91:2205-12. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether the exotic seaweed, Caulerpa racemosa, is the primary cause of degradation (i.e...
  17. ncbi The spread of Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea in the Mediterranean Sea: an example of how biological invasions can influence beta diversity
    Luigi Piazzi
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Pisa, Via A Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Mar Environ Res 65:50-61. 2008
    The present study aims to evaluate if invasion of Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea can affect both alpha and beta diversity in Mediterranean coastal system...
  18. ncbi Changes in amphipod (Crustacea) assemblages associated with shallow-water algal habitats invaded by Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea in the western Mediterranean Sea
    M Vázquez-Luis
    Centro de Investigación Marina de Santa Pola CIMAR, Ayto de Santa Pola y Univ de Alicante, Torre d Enmig s n, Cabo de Santa Pola, Alicante, Spain
    Mar Environ Res 65:416-26. 2008
    The effects of the invasive species Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea (hereafter C. racemosa) on amphipod assemblages associated with shallow-water rocky habitats were studied...
  19. ncbi In vitro anti-herpetic activity of sulfated polysaccharide fractions from Caulerpa racemosa
    Partha Ghosh
    Department of Chemistry, University of Burdwan, Burdwan 713 104, WB, India
    Phytochemistry 65:3151-7. 2004
    A sulfated polysaccharide fraction was isolated from the hot water extract of the green alga Caulerpa racemosa and designated HWE...
  20. ncbi Wound closure in the invasive green alga Caulerpa taxifolia by enzymatic activation of a protein cross-linker
    Sven Adolph
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 44:2806-8. 2005
  21. ncbi Algal growth and species composition under experimental control of herbivory, phosphorus and coral abundance in Glovers Reef, Belize
    T R McClanahan
    The Wildlife Conservation Society, Mombasa, Kenya
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:441-51. 2002
    ..however, have a higher abundance of the chemically and morphologically defended erect algal species including Caulerpa cupressoides, Laurencia obtusa, Dictyota menstrualis and Lobophora variegata...
  22. pmc Calcium carbonate phosphate binding ion exchange filtration and accelerated denitrification improve public health standards and combat eutrophication in aquatic ecosystems
    Vijay Yanamadala
    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, California, USA
    Water Environ Res 77:3003-12. 2005
    ..for reduction of ammonia were tested, including aeration, use of fiber growth media, and plants, mainly Caulerpa verticellata, chosen for it hardiness, primarily in an attempt to increase population of Nitrobacter and ..
  23. ncbi Caulerpenyne interferes with microtubule-dependent events during the first mitotic cycle of sea urchin eggs
    D Pesando
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Toxicologie Environnementales, EA 2138, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    Eur J Cell Biol 77:19-26. 1998
    Caulerpenyne (Cyn), the major secondary metabolite synthesized by the green alga Caulerpa taxifolia proliferating in the Mediterranean Sea, is a cytotoxic sesquiterpene...
  24. ncbi Palatability of macroalgae that use different types of chemical defenses
    Amy A Erickson
    Smithsonian Marine Station, 701 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34949, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:1883-95. 2006
    ..The potential defense systems present include (1) the terpenoid caulerpenyne and its activated products from Caulerpa spp., and (2) dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP)-related defenses in Ulva spp...
  25. ncbi Demographic feedback between clonal growth and fragmentation in an invasive seaweed
    J T Wright
    Institute for Conservation Biology and School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Ecology 87:1744-54. 2006
    ..test of the relative importance of these two processes in determining the abundance of a clonal seaweed using Caulerpa taxifolia, an invasive green alga that spreads rapidly and reaches very high abundance...
  26. ncbi Using genetic techniques to investigate the sources of the invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia in three new locations in Australia
    Britta Schaffelke
    CSIRO Marine Research, Centre for Research on Marine Introduced Pests CRIMP, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:204-10. 2002
    The invasive green alga Caulerpa taxifolia has gained a high profile due to 'outbreaks' in the Mediterranean and California. During the year 2000 three new discrete locations colonised by abundant C...
  27. ncbi Biological invasions as a component of global change in stressed marine ecosystems
    A Occhipinti-Ambrogi
    Section of Ecology, Department of Genetics and Microbiology, University of Pavia, Via S Epifanio 14, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:542-51. 2003
    ..The spread of the tropical algae belonging to the genus Caulerpa in the northwestern basin of the Mediterranean Sea has been facilitated by pre-existing conditions of instability ..
  28. ncbi Are the Mediterranean ascoglossan molluscs Oxynoe olivacea and Lobiger serradifalci suitable agents for a biological control against the invading tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia?
    T Thibaut
    Laboratoire environnement marin littoral, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Faculte des Sciences, France
    C R Acad Sci III 323:477-88. 2000
    ..ascoglossan Oxynoe olivacea and Lobiger serradifalci, which are scarce in meadows of their usual food the alga Caulerpa prolifera, have become adapted to feeding on the invading tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia...
  29. ncbi Variations in caulerpenyne contents in Caulerpa taxifolia and Caulerpa racemosa
    Olivier Dumay
    Equipe Ecosystèmes Littoraux, Université de Corse, Corte, France
    J Chem Ecol 28:343-52. 2002
    Caulerpenyne (CYN) contents was measured in two Chlorophyceae algae, Caulerpa taxifolia and Caulerpa racemosa, between July 1999 and July 2000...
  30. ncbi Constituents of Chondria armata
    M B Govenkar
    National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India
    Phytochemistry 54:979-81. 2000
    ..The pigment caulerpin hitherto known to be a constituent of green algae of genus Caulerpa is being reported here for the first time from a red alga.
  31. ncbi Sublethal effects on reproduction in native fauna: are females more vulnerable to biological invasion?
    Paul E Gribben
    Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bio Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, Australia
    Oecologia 149:352-61. 2006
    ..Using a model marine system we show that the widespread mat-forming invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C...
  32. ncbi Peripheral antinociception and anti-inflammatory effects of sulphated polysaccharides from the alga Caulerpa mexicana
    José Gerardo Carneiro
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Ceará, Acaraú, Brazil
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 115:335-42. 2014
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effects of sulphated polysaccharides from the green marine alga Caulerpa mexicana (Cm-SPs) in nociceptive and inflammatory models in rodents. Cm-SPs (10 or 20 mg/kg), administered i.v...
  33. ncbi Assessment of mechanisms involved in antinociception produced by the alkaloid caulerpine
    Luiz Henrique Agra Cavalcante-Silva
    Laboratory of Pharmacology and Immunity, Institute of Biological Sciences and Health, Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió 57020 720, Brazil
    Molecules 19:14699-709. 2014
    ..works we showed that oral administration of caulerpine, a bisindole alkaloid isolated from algae of the genus Caulerpa, produced antinociception when assessed in chemical and thermal models of nociception...
  34. ncbi Ecological structure and function differs between habitats dominated by seagrasses and green seaweeds
    Fernando Tuya
    Centro en Biodiversidad y Gestión Ambiental, Marine Sciences Faculty, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain Electronic address
    Mar Environ Res 98:1-13. 2014
    ..we compared ecosystem structure and function between Cymodocea nodosa seagrass meadows and bottoms dominated by Caulerpa prolifera, a green, native, rhizophytic seaweed, through 5 ecological proxies: (i) primary production (via ..
  35. pmc Subtle effects of biological invasions: cellular and physiological responses of fish eating the exotic pest Caulerpa racemosa
    Serena Felline
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali, Universita del Salento, CoNISMa, Lecce, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e38763. 2012
    The green alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea has invaded Mediterranean seabed including marine reserves, modifying the structure of habitats and altering the distributional patterns of associated organisms...
  36. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction-single strand conformation polymorphism analyses of nuclear and chloroplast DNA provide evidence for recombination, multiple introductions and nascent speciation in the Caulerpa taxifolia complex
    I Meusnier
    Laboratoire de Genetique et Evolution des Populations Vegetales, UPRESA CNRS 8016, Bat SN2, Universite de Lille I, 59655 Villeneuve d Ascq cedex, France
    Mol Ecol 11:2317-25. 2002
    Independent lines of evidence support an Australian origin for the Mediterranean populations of the tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia...
  37. ncbi New caulerpenyne-derived metabolites of an Elysia sacoglossan from the South Indian coast
    M Letizia Ciavatta
    Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare, CNR, Via Campi Flegrei 34, I 80078 Pozzuoli Na, Italy
    Molecules 11:808-16. 2006
    ..expansa, collected along South Indian coasts, showed the presence of the typical Caulerpa-derived sesquiterpene caulerpenyne (1) and two new minor co- occurring metabolites, the compounds ..
  38. ncbi Physiological response of the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus fed with the seagrass Posidonia oceanica and the alien algae Caulerpa racemosa and Lophocladia lallemandii
    Silvia Tejada
    Experimental Laboratory, Research Unit, Son Llatzer Hospital, IUNICS, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Mar Environ Res 83:48-53. 2013
    ..Sea urchins were fed during three months with the native seagrass Posidonia oceanica, and the alien macroalgae Caulerpa racemosa and Lophocladia lallemandii and biochemical analysis were performed in the gonads...
  39. pmc Mechanisms influencing the spread of a native marine alga
    Dilys Zhang
    Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e94647. 2014
    ..There is evidence that the native alga Caulerpa filiformis is spreading along intertidal rocky shores in New South Wales, Australia, seemingly at the expense of ..
  40. pmc Improving transferability of introduced species' distribution models: new tools to forecast the spread of a highly invasive seaweed
    Heroen Verbruggen
    School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e68337. 2013
    ..Our multifactorial experiment focuses on the notorious invasive seaweed Caulerpa cylindracea (previously Caulerpa racemosa var...
  41. ncbi Antioxidative activities of algal keto carotenoids acting as antioxidative protectants in the chloroplast
    Michael Dambeck
    J W Goethe Universitat, Institute of Molecular Bioscience, Frankfurt, Germany
    Photochem Photobiol 90:814-9. 2014
    ..fatty acid monoesters, were isolated and purified from Amphidinium carterae, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Caulerpa taxifolia and Haematococcus pluvialis, respectively...
  42. ncbi Seaweeds along KwaZulu-Natal Coast of South Africa--4: Elemental uptake by edible seaweed Caulerpa racemosa (sea grapes) and the arsenic speciation
    Natasha Misheer
    School of Chemistry, Westville Campus, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:1217-33. 2006
    The elemental uptake by edible seaweed Caulerpa racemosa (Sea grapes), a marine macroalgae (chlorophyta, green alga) grown richly along KwaZulu-Natal coastline...
  43. ncbi Evaluation of Turkish seaweeds for antiprotozoal, antimycobacterial and cytotoxic activities
    Sevda Süzgeç-Selçuk
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Phytother Res 25:778-83. 2011
    ..pedicellata (IC(50) 0.38 µg/mL), Codium bursa (IC(50) 1.38 µg/mL) and Caulerpa rasemosa (IC(50) 3.12 µg/mL)...
  44. ncbi Sulfated polysaccharides isolated from the green seaweed Caulerpa racemosa plays antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities in a way dependent on HO-1 pathway activation
    Natássia Albuquerque Ribeiro
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, 60455 760, Brazil
    Inflamm Res 63:569-80. 2014
    ..study, we investigated the potential antinociceptive activity of a sulfated polysaccharide obtained from the green seaweed Caulerpa racemosa (CrII) and the involvement of the hemoxigenase-1 (HO-1) pathway in its anti-inflammatory effect.
  45. ncbi [Marine algae of Baja California Sur, Mexico: nutritional value]
    Silvia Carrillo Domínguez
    Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Laboratorio de Macroalgas, Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas, Mexico
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 52:400-5. 2002
    ..The algae studied were Green (Ulva spp., Enteromorpha intestinalis, Caulerpa sertularoides, Bryopsis hypnoides), Red (Laurencia johnstonii, Spyridia filamentosa, Hypnea valentiae) and Brown (..
  46. ncbi The effects of Caulerpa microphysa enzyme-digested extracts on ACE-inhibitory activity and in vitro anti-tumour properties
    Hui Chiu Lin
    Penghu Marine Biology Research Center, Fisheries Research Institute, Coa, EY, no 8, Xinggang N St, Magung City, Penghu County 880, Taiwan, ROC
    Food Chem 134:2235-41. 2012
    The aim of this study was to determine the ACE inhibitory activity and its anti-cancer properties of Caulerpa microphysa extracts. C. microphysa samples were digested with Flavourzyme, Alcalase, and pepsin...
  47. pmc Synthesis and anti-tuberculosis activity of the marine natural product caulerpin and its analogues
    Cristina I Canché Chay
    Instituto de Quimica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, Delegacion Coyoacan, México D F C P 04510, Mexico
    Mar Drugs 12:1757-72. 2014
    Caulerpin (1a), a bis-indole alkaloid from the marine algal Caulerpa sp., was synthesized in three reaction steps with an overall yield of 11%...
  48. ncbi Anti-infective potential of marine invertebrates and seaweeds from the Brazilian coast
    Everson Miguel Bianco
    Laboratório de Produtos Naturais, Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, CEP 88 040 900, Florianopolis, SC, Brasil
    Molecules 18:5761-78. 2013
    ..9, 97.2, and 43.6% inhibition, respectively). Moreover, six species of seaweeds Anadyomene saldanhae, Caulerpa cupressoides, Canistrocarpus cervicornis, Dictyota sp., Ochtodes secundiramea, and Padina sp...
  49. ncbi Racemosins A and B, two novel bisindole alkaloids from the green alga Caulerpa racemosa
    Ding Quan Liu
    School of Pharmacy, Nanchang University, 461 Bayi Road, Nanchang 330006, PR China
    Fitoterapia 91:15-20. 2013
    ..methyl propenoate moiety, and its unusual cyclized derivative, racemosin B (2), were isolated from the green alga Caulerpa racemosa, together with the most commonly encountered pigment in the genus Caulerpa, caulerpin (3)...
  50. ncbi Biological activities of sulfated polysaccharides from tropical seaweeds
    L S Costa
    UFRN, Laboratório de Biotecnologia de Polímeros Naturais Biopol, Centro de Biociencias, Departamento de Bioquimica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Av Sen Salgado Filho, 3000, 59072970 Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
    Biomed Pharmacother 64:21-8. 2010
    ..In the protrombin time (PT) test, which evaluates the extrinsic coagulation pathway, only Caulerpa cupresoides showed anticoagulant activity. All species collected showed antioxidant activities...
  51. ncbi The contribution of benthic macrofauna to the nutrient filter in coastal lagoons
    Javier Lloret
    Departamento de Ecología e Hidrología, Universidad de Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:2732-40. 2011
    ..These differences enhance nutrient removal from the water column, thus increasing the ecosystem's resistance to eutrophication...
  52. pmc Screening of Dengue virus antiviral activity of marine seaweeds by an in situ enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    Andrea Cristine Koishi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Celular e Molecular, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e51089. 2012
    ..extracts (Phaeophyta: Canistrocarpus cervicornis, Padina gymnospora; Rhodophyta: Palisada perforate; Chlorophyta: Caulerpa racemosa) were chosen for further evaluation, and time of addition studies point that they might act at an early ..
  53. ncbi Geographic variation in feeding preference of a generalist herbivore: the importance of seaweed chemical defenses
    Amanda T McCarty
    Department of Biology and Grice Marine Laboratory, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
    Oecologia 172:1071-83. 2013
    ..five (Dictyota menstrualis, Dictyota ciliolata, Fucus distichus, Chondrus crispus and Padina gymnospora, but not Caulerpa sertularioides)...
  54. pmc Molecular phylogeny and barcoding of Caulerpa (Bryopsidales) based on the tufA, rbcL, 18S rDNA and ITS rDNA genes
    Mudassar Anisoddin Kazi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research AcSIR, CSIR, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e82438. 2013
    The biodiversity assessment of different taxa of the genus Caulerpa is of interest from the context of morphological plasticity, invasive potential of some species and biotechnological and pharmacological applications...
  55. ncbi Differential growth inhibition of cancer cell lines and antioxidant activity of extracts of red, brown, and green marine algae
    Kavitha Murugan
    Centre for Bio Separation Technology, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 49:324-34. 2013
    ..morphology were investigated for methanol (M), chloroform (C), ethyl acetate (E), and aqueous (A) extracts of Caulerpa peltata, Gelidiella acerosa, Padina gymnospora, and Sargassum wightii using 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical-..
  56. pmc Integrative species delimitation in photosynthetic sea slugs reveals twenty candidate species in three nominal taxa studied for drug discovery, plastid symbiosis or biological control
    Patrick J Krug
    Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032 8201, USA Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1101-19. 2013
    ..in the Elysia tomentosa complex, including potential biological control agents for invasive green algae (Caulerpa spp.)...
  57. ncbi Acetylene sesquiterpenoid esters from the green alga Caulerpa prolifera
    Vangelis Smyrniotopoulos
    School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products, University of Athens, Panepistimioupolis Zografou, 157 71 Athens, Greece
    J Nat Prod 66:21-4. 2003
    Sixteen secondary metabolites of the green alga Caulerpa prolifera have been isolated, and their chemical structures elucidated by analysis of their spectroscopic data...
  58. ncbi Biological pollution in the Mediterranean Sea: invasive versus introduced macrophytes
    Charles François Boudouresque
    CNRS Research Unit 6540 Biological Diversity and Functioning of Coastal Marine Ecosystems, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, France
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:32-8. 2002
    ..lallemandii, Womersleyella setacea (Rhodophyta), Sargassum muticum, Stypopodium schimperi (Fucophyceae), Caulerpa racemosa, Caulerpa taxifolia and Halophila stipulacea (Plantae)...
  59. ncbi Cellulose contents of some abundant Indian seaweed species
    Arup K Siddhanta
    Marine Biotechnology and Ecology Discipline, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, GB Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Nat Prod Commun 8:497-500. 2013
    ..20.0% and 18.5%, respectively), and of beta-cellulose (approx. 3.1%) from Caulerpa imbricata...
  60. pmc Extracellular synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticle using seaweeds of gulf of Mannar, India
    Sangeetha Nagarajan
    Department of Marine and Coastal Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 21, India
    J Nanobiotechnology 11:39. 2013
    ..Seaweeds constitute one of the commercially important marine living renewable resources. Seaweeds such as green Caulerpa peltata, red Hypnea Valencia and brown Sargassum myriocystum were used for synthesis of Zinc oxide nanoparticles.
  61. pmc Evaluation of macroalgae sulfated polysaccharides on the Leishmania (L.) amazonensis promastigote
    Camila Lehnhardt Pires
    Vicente Unit, State University of São Paulo Júlio Mesquita Filho, UNESP, Praça Infante Dom Henrique, S N, São Vicente 11330 900, SP, Brazil
    Mar Drugs 11:934-43. 2013
    The sulfated polysaccharides from Solieria filiformis (Sf), Botryocladia occidentalis (Bo), Caulerpa racemosa (Cr) and Gracilaria caudata (Gc) were extracted and extensively purified...
  62. ncbi Raman spectroscopic insights into the chemical gradients within the wound plug of the green alga Caulerpa taxifolia
    Ina A Weissflog
    Institute of Photonic Technology Jena IPHT, Albert Einstein Strasse 9, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Chembiochem 14:727-32. 2013
    The invasive unicellular green macroalga Caulerpa taxifolia has spread dramatically in the Mediterranean Sea over the last decades. Its success is based on rapid plug formation after wounding, to prevent the loss of cell content...
  63. ncbi Cytokine production induced by marine algae lectins in BALB/c mice splenocytes
    Ticiana Monteiro Abreu
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes FIOCRUZ, Av Moraes Rego s n, Cidade Universitaria, 50670 420 Recife, PE, Brazil
    Protein Pept Lett 19:975-81. 2012
    ..properties of lectins from the marine algae Solieria filiformis (SfL), Pterocladiella capillacea (PcL) and Caulerpa cupressoides (CcL)...
  64. ncbi Bio-screening of a few green seaweeds from India for their cytotoxic and antioxidant potential
    Rashmi C Vinayak
    Aquaculture Laboratory, Biological Oceanography Division, National Institute of Oceanography, Panaji, Goa, India
    J Sci Food Agric 91:2471-6. 2011
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  65. ncbi Invasive ecosystem engineer selects for different phenotypes of an associated native species
    Jeffrey T Wright
    National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability, Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, P O Box 986, Launceston 7250, Australia
    Ecology 93:1262-8. 2012
    ..a phenotypic selection framework to determine whether an invasive habitat-forming ecosystem engineer (the seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia) selects for different phenotypes of a common co-occurring native species (the bivalve Anadara trapezia)..
  66. ncbi Induction of apoptosis in MCF-7 cells by β-1,3-xylooligosaccharides prepared from Caulerpa lentillifera
    Reiko Maeda
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:1032-4. 2012
    1,3-Xylan was prepared from the green alga, Caulerpa lentillifera, and hydrolyzed to oligosaccharides by a mild acid treatment. The average degree of polymerization was about 5...
  67. ncbi Physiological response and photoacclimation capacity of Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V. Lamouroux and Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson meadows in the Mar Menor lagoon (SE Spain)
    Marta García-Sanchez
    Departamento de Ecología e Hidrología, Facultad de Biologia, Campus Espinardo, Regional Campus of International Excellence Campus Mare Nostrum, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia 30100, Spain
    Mar Environ Res 79:37-47. 2012
    The macroalga Caulerpa prolifera colonized the Mar Menor coastal lagoon after the enlargement of the main inlet in 1972, coexisting now with the previous Cymodocea nodosa meadows...
  68. ncbi Effectiveness of the California state ban on the sale of Caulerpa species in aquarium retail stores in southern California
    Stephanie Diaz
    Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834 6850, USA
    Environ Manage 50:89-96. 2012
    The invasion of the aquarium strain of the green alga Caulerpa taxifolia and subsequent alteration of community structure in the Mediterranean Sea raised awareness of the potential for non-native seaweeds to impact coastal communities...
  69. pmc Concentration of Inorganic Elements Content in Benthic Seaweeds of Fernando de Noronha Archipelago by Synchrotron Radiation Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis (SRTXRF)
    Leandro De Santis Ferreira
    Departamento de Fisica e Quimica, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 14040 903 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Int J Anal Chem 2012:407274. 2012
    ..DY, FE, K, MN, MO, NI, PB, RB, SR, TI, V, AND ZN IN ELEVEN SEAWEED SPECIES COMMONLY FOUND IN FERNANDO DE NORONHA: Caulerpa verticillata (J. Agardh) (Chlorophyta), Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile), Dictyurus occidentalis (J...
  70. pmc A meta-analysis of seaweed impacts on seagrasses: generalities and knowledge gaps
    Mads S Thomsen
    Oceans Institute and School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e28595. 2012
    ..seaweeds had comparatively small impacts, particularly given that this category included the infamous invasive Caulerpa species...
  71. ncbi Use of experimental design for the optimization of the production of new secondary metabolites by two Penicillium species
    Eli F Pimenta
    Instituto de Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, CP 780, CEP 13560 970, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
    J Nat Prod 73:1821-32. 2010
    ..oxalicum and P. citrinum. Two new alkaloids, citrinalins A (5) and B (6), were isolated and identified from P. citrinum cultures optimized for production of minor metabolites...
  72. ncbi In vitro antiplasmodial activity of ethanolic extracts of seaweed macroalgae against Plasmodium falciparum
    Sundaram Ravikumar
    School of Marine Sciences, Department of Oceanography and coastal area studies, Alagappa University, Thondi Campus, Thondi 623 409, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
    Parasitol Res 108:1411-6. 2011
    ..falciparum. Among them, Caulerpa toxifolia (IC(50) 5...
  73. ncbi Larvicidal activity of the extract of seaweed, Caulerpa scalpelliformis, against Culex pipiens
    Huseyin Cetin
    Biology Department, Faculty of Arts and Science, Akdeniz University, 07058 Antalya, Turkey
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 26:433-5. 2010
    The larvicidal efficacy of the acetone extract of the thalli of Caulerpa scalpelliformis var...
  74. ncbi Coastal habitat degradation and green sea turtle diets in Southeastern Brazil
    Robson G Santos
    Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, CCHN, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, 29075 910 Vitória, ES, Brazil
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:1297-302. 2011
    ..83.6%). In contrast, the macroalgae community was dominated by the green alga Caulerpa mexicana. We found a selection for red algae, seagrass and Ulva spp., and avoidance for C...
  75. ncbi D-xylose isomerase from a marine bacterium, Vibrio sp. strain XY-214, and D-xylulose production from β-1,3-xylan
    Yoshiaki Umemoto
    Laboratory for the Utilization of Aquatic Bioresources, Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Bioresources, Mie University, 1577 Kurimamachiya, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 14:10-20. 2012
    ..out D-xylulose production from β-1,3-xylan, a major cell wall polysaccharide component of the killer alga Caulerpa taxifolia. The synergistic action of β-1,3-xylanase (TxyA) and β-1,3-xylosidase (XloA) from Vibrio sp...
  76. ncbi On site photosynthetic performance of Atlantic green algae
    D P Hader
    Institut fur Botanik und Pharmazeutische Biologie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat, Erlangen, Germany
    J Photochem Photobiol B 57:159-68. 2000
    ..was measured on site in four common Atlantic green algae, Asparagopsis taxiforme, Valonia utricularia, Caulerpa racemosa and Codium taylori, in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands...
  77. ncbi Enzymatic antioxidant response of a labrid fish (Coris julis) liver to environmental caulerpenyne
    Antoni Sureda
    Laboratori de Ciencies de l Activitat Fisica, Departament de Biologia Fonamental i Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Ctra Valldemossa Km 7 5 E 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 144:191-6. 2006
    ..Caulerpenyne is the major metabolite synthesized by Caulerpa species, used as chemical defense affecting several cellular and molecular targets...
  78. ncbi Neurotoxic effects of caulerpenyne
    M Brunelli
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Biochimica G Moruzzi, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 24:939-54. 2000
    ..1. In this paper the authors tested the effect of caulerpenyne (CYN), a sesquiterpene synthesized by the green alga Caulerpa taxifolia onto the central nervous system of the leech Hirudo medicinalis...
  79. ncbi Caulerpenyne from Caulerpa taxifolia has an antiproliferative activity on tumor cell line SK-N-SH and modifies the microtubule network
    P Barbier
    UMR CNRS 6032, Protéines et Cancer, Faculté de Pharmacie de Marseille, France
    Life Sci 70:415-29. 2001
    Caulerpenyne, the major secondary metabolite synthesized by the green marine alga Caulerpa taxifolia, is cytotoxic against several cell lines...
  80. ncbi Evaluation of the petrifilm aerobic count plate for enumeration of aerobic marine bacteria from seawater and Caulerpa lentillifera
    Jun Kudaka
    Okinawa Prefectural Institute Health and Environment, 2085 Ozato, Nanjo shi Okinawa 901 1202, Japan
    J Food Prot 73:1529-32. 2010
    ..utilizing the Petrifilm ACP for enumeration of aerobic marine bacteria from seawater and an edible seaweed, Caulerpa lentillifera...
  81. ncbi Effect of seaweed extracts on the growth and biochemical constituents of Vigna sinensis
    S Sivasankari
    Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Bioresour Technol 97:1745-51. 2006
    The effect of seaweed liquid fertilizers (SLF) of Sargassum wightii and Caulerpa chemnitzia on growth and biochemical constituents of Vigna sinensis was studied...
  82. ncbi Removal of methylene blue by invasive marine seaweed: Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea
    Sevilay Cengiz
    Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry Division, Tinaztepe Campus, Izmir, Turkey
    Bioresour Technol 99:2357-63. 2008
    b>Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea is one of the well-known invasive species in the Mediterranean Sea. In the present study, dried biomass of C. racemosa var. cylindracea was shown to have adsorption capacity for methylene blue...
  83. ncbi First assessment of the Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) invasion along the French Mediterranean coast
    Sandrine Ruitton
    UMR 6540 CNRS, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, Campus de Luminy, Case 901, 13288 Marseille Cedex 09, France
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:1061-8. 2005
    The introduced green alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea has been rapidly spreading in the Mediterranean Sea since 1990. It was first observed in France in 1997 (Marseilles)...
  84. ncbi Reduction of herbivory through wound-activated protein cross-linking by the invasive macroalga Caulerpa taxifolia
    Jerrit Weissflog
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Chembiochem 9:29-32. 2008
  85. ncbi Changes in benthic fish assemblages as a consequence of coastal works in a coastal lagoon: The Mar Menor (Spain, Western Mediterranean)
    A Pérez-Ruzafa
    Departamento de Ecología e Hidrología, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:107-20. 2006
    ..bottoms and Gobius niger, Syngnathus abaster, Hippocampus ramulosus and Symphodus cinereus on Cymodocea nodosa-Caulerpa prolifera mixed beds...
  86. ncbi Chemical defenses: from compounds to communities
    Valerie J Paul
    Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, 701 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949, USA
    Biol Bull 213:226-51. 2007
    ..Our examples include harmful algal blooms; the invasion of the Mediterranean by Caulerpa taxifolia; overgrowth of coral reefs by chemically rich macroalgae and cyanobacteria; and invertebrate chemical ..
  87. ncbi Reciprocal effects of caulerpenyne and intense herbivorism on the antioxidant response of Bittium reticulatum and Caulerpa taxifolia
    Antoni Sureda
    Laboratori de Ciencies de l Activitat Fisica, Departament de Biologia Fonamental i Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Ctra Valldemossa km 7 5, E 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:795-801. 2009
    We studied the antioxidant enzyme response of the gastropoda Bittium reticulatum feeding the toxic alga Caulerpa taxifolia, and also the effects of intense herbivorism on caulerpenyne production and on the antioxidant response of C...
  88. ncbi [Investigation and culture of microbial contaminants of Caulerpa lentillifera (Sea Grape)]
    Jun Kudaka
    Department of Biological Sciences, Okinawa Prefectural Institute of Health and Environment, Okinawa, Japan
    Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi 49:11-5. 2008
    b>Caulerpa lentillifera is a kind of edible seaweed, known as 'sea grape' or 'green caviar'. It is used in fresh salads...
  89. pmc Macroalgal-associated dinoflagellates belonging to the genus Symbiodinium in Caribbean reefs
    Isabel Porto
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas Facultad de Ciencias, Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Distrito Capital, Colombia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2160. 2008
    ..Lobophora variegata, Amphiroa spp., Caulerpa spp. and Dictyota spp. Viable Symbiodinium spp. cells were isolated and cultured from macroalgal beds and S...
  90. ncbi Kinetic and equilibrium studies on biosorption of basic blue dye by green macro algae Caulerpa scalpelliformis
    Rathinam Aravindhan
    Chemical Laboratory, Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:621-31. 2007
    Dynamic batch experiments were carried out for the biosorption of basic blue dye on to the green macro algae Caulerpa scalpelliformis...
  91. ncbi [Structure of reef fish communities in Catalinas Islands and Ocotal beach, North Pacific of Costa Rica]
    Mario Espinoza
    Escuela de Biologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro M O, San Jose 2060, Costa Rica
    Rev Biol Trop 53:523-36. 2005
    ..The presence of the fleshy algae Caulerpa sertularioides in Ocotal, and the corals Tubastrea coccinea and Pocillopora spp...
  92. ncbi Prevention of aflatoxin B1-initiated hepatotoxicity in rat by marine algae extracts
    Mosaad A Abdel-Wahhab
    Food Toxicology and Contaminants Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
    J Appl Toxicol 26:229-38. 2006
    Chemoprevention by extracts of Laurencia obtusa (E1) and Caulerpa prolifera (E2) collected from the Egyptian coast of the Red Sea against aflatoxin B(1) (AFB(1))-initiated hepatotoxicity in female Sprague-Dawley rats has been studied...
  93. ncbi Structure of beta-1,3-xylooligosaccharides generated from Caulerpa racemosa var. laete-virens beta-1,3-xylan by the action of beta-1,3-xylanase
    Masashi Kiyohara
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, 6 10 1 Hakozaki, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8581
    J Biochem 140:369-73. 2006
    ..report here the structural analysis of oligosaccharides generated from beta-1,3-xylan of a siphonous green alga, Caulerpa racemosa var. laete-virens, by the action of beta-1,3-xylanase...
  94. ncbi Effects of climate, invasive species and anthropogenic impacts on the growth of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile in Liguria (NW Mediterranean Sea)
    Andrea Peirano
    ENEA, Marine Environment Research Centre, Santa Teresa, C P 224, I 19100 La Spezia, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:817-22. 2005
    ..was examined in the light of climate fluctuations and local stresses, colonisation by alien, invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia, and effects of the oil spill from the tanker "Haven", and other anthropogenic impacts...
  95. ncbi Removal of basic yellow dye from aqueous solution by sorption on green alga Caulerpa scalpelliformis
    Rathinam Aravindhan
    Chemical Laboratory, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600020, India
    J Hazard Mater 142:68-76. 2007
    Dynamic batch experiments were carried out for the biosorption of basic yellow dye on to the green macroalgae Caulerpa scalpelliformis...
  96. ncbi Alpha-amylase inhibitors from Brazilian seaweeds and their hypoglycemic potential
    Valeria L Teixeira
    Departamento de Biologia Marinha, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal Fluminense, PO Box 100 644, Niteroi, RJ, 24001 970, Brazil
    Fitoterapia 78:35-6. 2007
    ..On the contrary, acetone crude extract of both Spatoglossum schroederi and Caulerpa racemosa inhibited the enzyme activity, with an ED(50) of 0.58 and 0.09 mg/ml.
  97. ncbi Urban seagrass: status of Posidonia oceanica facing the Genoa city waterfront (Italy) and implications for management
    Monica Montefalcone
    DIPTERIS, Department for the Study of the Territory and of its Resources, University of Genoa, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:206-13. 2007
    ..factors in the re-colonisation of regressed meadows by the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa and/or the invasive alga Caulerpa racemosa...
  98. ncbi Potential cytotoxic activity of some Brazilian seaweeds on human melanoma cells
    Fabíola Dutra Rocha
    Programa de Pós graduação de Produtos Naturais, Nucleo de Pesquisas de Produtos Naturais, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21941 590, Brazil
    Phytother Res 21:170-5. 2007
    ..The crude acetone extract of Caulerpa racemosa showed some cytotoxicity, but caulerpin isolated from this extract did not show any such activity...
  99. ncbi [Spatial and biogeographic characterization of macroalgal assemblages from Bahía del Rincón, Baja California Sur, Mexico]
    R Riosmena-Rodriguez
    Programa de Botánica Marina, Departamento de Biologia Marina, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur Apdo Postal 19 B, La Paz B C S 23080 México
    Rev Biol Trop 53:97-109. 2005
    ..Sites differ in recruitment and this affects the abundance of other species (such as coraline and Caulerpa species)...
  100. ncbi Solid-state 13C NMR spectroscopy studies of xylans in the cell wall of Palmaria palmata (L. Kuntze, Rhodophyta)
    Marc Lahaye
    INRA Unité de Recherches sur les Polysaccharides, leurs Organisations et Interactions, BP 71627, F 44316 Nantes, France
    Carbohydr Res 338:1559-69. 2003
    ..Such modifications were present in the spectrum of hydrated (1-->3)-linked xylan from the green seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia and absent in that of (1-->4)-linked xylan from P. palmata...
  101. ncbi Trace metals accumulation patterns in a mangrove lagoon ecosystem, Mazatlan Harbor, southeast Gulf of California
    M E Jara-Marini
    Programa de Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, Unidad Academica Mazatlan, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 43:995-1005. 2008
    ..sediments, the mussel Mytella strigata, the mangrove oyster Crassostrea corteziensis, and the green macroalgae Caulerpa sertularioides from four locations in Mazatlan Harbor on the southeast coast of the Gulf of California, were ..