Summary: A genus of GREEN ALGAE in the family Ulvaceae. Commonly know as sea lettuces, they grow attached to rocks and KELP in marine and estuarine waters.
Publications226 found, 100 shown here
- Effect of substratum surface chemistry and surface energy on attachment of marine bacteria and algal sporesLinnea K Ista
Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4151-7. 2004..the study of marine biofouling, the bacterium Cobetia marina (formerly Halomonas marina) and zoospores of the alga Ulva linza (formerly Enteromorpha linza)...
- Composition, uniqueness and variability of the epiphytic bacterial community of the green alga Ulva australisCatherine Burke
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Centre for Marine Bio Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ISME J 5:590-600. 2011..The surface of Ulva australis is dominated by sequences of Alphaproteobacteria and the Bacteroidetes, especially within the ..
- In vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of two Hawaiian marine Limu: Ulva fasciata (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria salicornia (Rhodophyta)Kannappan Vijayavel
Kewalo Marine Laboratory, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
J Med Food 13:1494-9. 2010The antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of two Hawaiian marine algae (Ulva fasciata and Gracilaria salicornia) were evaluated...
- Novel antibacterial proteins from the microbial communities associated with the sponge Cymbastela concentrica and the green alga Ulva australisPui Yi Yung
Centre for Marine Bio Innovation and School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1512-5. 2011..The results suggest that uncultured alpha- and gammaproteobacteria contain new classes of proteins that may be a source of antibacterial agents...
- Photon- and carbon-use efficiency in Ulva rigida at different CO2 and N levelsFrancisco J L Gordillo
Departamento de Ecologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Malaga, Campus de Teatinos, 29071 Malaga, Spain
Planta 218:315-22. 2003The seaweed Ulva rigida C. Agardh (Chlorophyta) was cultured under two CO(2) conditions supplied through the air bubbling system: non-manipulated air and 1% CO(2)-enriched aeration...
- Cross-kingdom signalling: exploitation of bacterial quorum sensing molecules by the green seaweed UlvaIan Joint
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, The Hoe, Plymouth, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:1223--33. 2007The green seaweed Ulva has been shown to detect signal molecules produced by bacteria. Biofilms that release N-acylhomoserine lactones (AHLs) attract zoospores--the motile reproductive stages of Ulva...
- PSI-driven cyclic electron flow allows intertidal macro-algae Ulva sp. (Chlorophyta) to survive in desiccated conditionsShan Gao
Tianjin Key Laboratory of Marine Resources and Chemistry, College of Marine Science and Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin 300457, PR China
Plant Cell Physiol 52:885-93. 2011b>Ulva sp...
- Evidence of coexistence of C₃ and C₄ photosynthetic pathways in a green-tide-forming alga, Ulva proliferaJianfang Xu
Key Laboratory of Marine Bioactive Substance, The First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Qingdao, China
PLoS ONE 7:e37438. 2012b>Ulva prolifera, a typical green-tide-forming alga, can accumulate a large biomass in a relatively short time period, suggesting that photosynthesis in this organism, particularly its carbon fixation pathway, must be very efficient...
- Anti-peroxidative and anti-hyperlipidemic nature of Ulva lactuca crude polysaccharide on D-galactosamine induced hepatitis in ratsArumugam Sathivel
Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha University, 162 P H Road, Chennai 600 060, Tamilnadu, India
Food Chem Toxicol 46:3262-7. 2008To find whether pretreatment of Ulva lactuca polysaccharide (ULP) extract could be effective against D-Galactosamine (500 mg/kg body weight, i.p.) induced anomaly in rat...
- A bioaccumulation model for herbicides in Ulva rigida and Tapes philippinarum in Sacca di Goro lagoon (Northern Adriatic)Roberta Carafa
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Italy
Chemosphere 74:1044-52. 2009A bioaccumulation model to predict concentrations of s-triazine herbicides in the macroalgae Ulva rigida and in clams Tapes philippinarum has been implemented, calibrated and validated...
- Recurrence of the world's largest green-tide in 2009 in Yellow Sea, China: Porphyra yezoensis aquaculture rafts confirmed as nursery for macroalgal bloomsDongyan Liu
Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research for Sustainable Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai, Shandong 264003, PR China
Mar Pollut Bull 60:1423-32. 2010..Morphological and phylogenetic analysis demonstrated the homology of Ulva prolifera in the 2008 green-tide with the U. prolifera from P. yezoensis aquaculture rafts. About 91-505kg/ha of U...
- Effective amino acid composition of seaweeds inducing food preference behaviors in Aplysia kurodaiTatsumi Nagahama
Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science and Open Research Center, Toho University, Funabashi, Japan
Neurosci Res 64:243-50. 2009Aplysia kurodai feeds on Ulva but rejects Gelidium and Pachydictyon with distinct patterned jaw movements. We previously demonstrated that these movements are induced by taste alone...
- Arenibacter certesii sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium isolated from the green alga Ulva fenestrataOlga I Nedashkovskaya
Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Prospekt 100 let Vladivostoku 159, 690022 Vladivostok, Russia
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1173-6. 2004..of a novel, marine, heterotrophic, aerobic, pigmented, non-motile bacterium that was isolated from a green alga, Ulva fenestrata, inhabiting the Sea of Japan, was determined...
- Inorganic nitrogen control in wastewater treatment ponds from a fish farm (Orbetello, Italy): denitrification versus Ulva uptakeMarco Bartoli
DSA, Universita di Parma, 43100 PR, Italy
Mar Pollut Bull 50:1386-97. 2005The aim of this study was to quantify the N removal efficiency of an Ulva-based phytotreatment system receiving wastewaters from a land-based fish farm (Orbetello, Italy), to identify the main biogeochemical pathways involved and to ..
- Removal of toxic chromium from wastewater using green alga Ulva lactuca and its activated carbonAmany el-Sikaily
Environmental Division, National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Kayet Bey, Alexandria, Egypt
J Hazard Mater 148:216-28. 2007..of toxic hexavalent chromium ions from aqueous solution, saline water and wastewater using marine dried green alga Ulva lactuca was investigated. Activated carbon prepared from U...
- Antihepatotoxic nature of Ulva reticulata (Chlorophyceae) on acetaminophen-induced hepatoxicity in experimental ratsH Balaji Raghavendra Rao
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai, India
J Med Food 7:495-7. 2004b>Ulva reticulata, a marine edible green alga, is a known source of proteins, vitamins, and sulfated polysaccharides. Though there are many reports in the literature regarding the composition and antiviral property of Ulva sp...
- The validity of a reference gene is highly dependent on the experimental conditions in green alga Ulva linzaMeitao Dong
Qingdao Agricultural University, China
Curr Genet 58:13-20. 2012..of suitable reference genes is essential to RT-qPCR studies, reports on the evaluation of reference genes in Ulva linza, a ubiquitous green-tide forming alga, are lacking...
- De novo sequencing and analysis of the Ulva linza transcriptome to discover putative mechanisms associated with its successful colonization of coastal ecosystemsXiaowen Zhang
Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Qingdao, China
BMC Genomics 13:565. 2012The green algal genus Ulva Linnaeus (Ulvaceae, Ulvales, Chlorophyta) is well known for its wide distribution in marine, freshwater, and brackish environments throughout the world...
- Immunomodulating activities of acidic sulphated polysaccharides obtained from the seaweed Ulva rigida C. AgardhJosé M Leiro
Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Instituto de Investigacion y Analisis Alimentarios, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Int Immunopharmacol 7:879-88. 2007Water-soluble acidic polysaccharides from the cell walls of Ulva rigida are mainly composed of disaccharides that contain glucuronic acid and sulphated rhamnose...
- Arenibacter palladensis sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium isolated from the green alga Ulva fenestrata, and emended description of the genus ArenibacterOlga I Nedashkovskaya
Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pr 100 Let Vladivostoku 159, 690022 Vladivostok, Russia
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:155-60. 2006..position of three novel, marine, heterotrophic, aerobic, pigmented, gliding bacteria, isolated from the green alga Ulva fenestrata in the Sea of Japan, was determined...
- Bioenergy potential of Ulva lactuca: biomass yield, methane production and combustionAnnette Bruhn
Aarhus University, National Environmental Research Institute, Silkeborg, Denmark
Bioresour Technol 102:2595-604. 2011..production (anaerobic digestion to methane and direct combustion) were investigated for the green macroalgae, Ulva lactuca...
- Stabilization of mitochondrial and microsomal function by polysaccharide of Ulva lactuca on D-Galactosamine induced hepatitis in ratsThiruvengadam Devaki
Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 25, India
Chem Biol Interact 177:83-8. 2009In this study we used liver mitochondrial and microsomal fraction from rats pretreated with seaweed Ulva lactuca polysaccharide extract (ULP - 200mg/kg body weight, daily for 21 days, oral gavage) on D-Galactosamine (500mg/kg body weight, ..
- Influence of synthetic surfactants on the uptake of Pd, Cd and Pb by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactucaKanaji Masakorala
School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
Environ Pollut 156:897-904. 2008Uptake of Pd, Cd and Pb by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca, has been studied in the presence of an anionic (sodium dodecyl sulphate, SDS), cationic (hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide; HDTMA) and non-ionic (Triton X-100; TX) surfactant...
- Assessment of heavy metals (Cd, Cr and Pb) in water, sediment and seaweed (Ulva lactuca) in the Pulicat Lake, South East IndiaSeralathan Kamala-Kannan
Research Institute of Bioindustry, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 561 756, South Korea
Chemosphere 71:1233-40. 2008..of three heavy metals chromium (Cr), cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) were examined in water, sediment and green algae (Ulva lactuca); collected from six different stations at Pulicat Lake, which receives effluents from industries located ..
- Seaweed extracts and unsaturated fatty acid constituents from the green alga Ulva lactuca as activators of the cytoprotective Nrf2-ARE pathwayRui Wang
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Free Radic Biol Med 57:141-53. 2013..An edible green alga, Ulva lactuca, yielded multiple active fractions by ARE-luciferase reporter assay...
- Chemical compositions of the marine algae Gracilaria salicornia (Rhodophyta) and Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) as a potential food sourceMehdi Tabarsa
Department of Fisheries, Tarbiat Modares University, Noor, Mazandaran, Iran
J Sci Food Agric 92:2500-6. 2012The nutritional compositions of two edible red (Gracilaria salicornia) and green (Ulva lactuca) seaweeds were determined to evaluate their possible uses as potential food ingredients.
- Optimization and kinetic studies on algal oil extraction from marine macroalgae Ulva lactucaTamilarasan Suganya
Department of Chemical Engineering, Alagappa College of Technology, Anna University, Chennai 600025, India
Bioresour Technol 107:319-26. 2012In this present investigation, kinetic studies on oil extraction were performed in marine macroalgae Ulva lactuca. The algal biomass was characterized by scanning electron microscopy and Fourier Transform-Infra Red Spectroscopy...
- Comparison of chlorophyll and photosynthesis parameters of floating and attached Ulva proliferaApeng Lin
Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China
J Integr Plant Biol 53:25-34. 2011In mid-May 2008 a serious green tide caused mainly by floating Ulva prolifera (Müller) J. Agardh (Chlorophyta, Ulvales) thalli struck the coastal area of Qingdao, China...
- Evaluation of the marine algae Ulva fasciata and Sargassum sp. for the biosorption of Cu(II) from aqueous solutionsS Karthikeyan
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive, Singapore 117576, Singapore
Bioresour Technol 98:452-5. 2007In this study, the adsorption properties of two different marine algae (Ulva fasciata (green algae) and Sargassum sp. (brown algae)) were investigated...
- A preliminary study on the anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of Ulva lactuca in ratR Jothibai Margret
Department of Chemistry, Pope s College, Sawyerpuram 628 251, India
J Environ Biol 30:899-902. 2009..Sulfated polysaccharides present in algae were shown to posses anti-inflammatory properties. Ulva lactuca the green alga available in Tuticorin coast was found to show anti-inflammatory effect as evidenced by the ..
- The stoichiometry and antenna size of the two photosystems in marine green algae, Bryopsis maxima and Ulva pertusa, in relation to the light environment of their natural habitatJun Ya Yamazaki
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Miyama 2 2 1, Funabashi, Chiba 274 8510, Japan
J Exp Bot 56:1517-23. 2005The stoichiometry and antenna sizes of the two photosystems in two marine green algae, Bryopsis maxima and Ulva pertusa, were investigated to examine whether the photosynthetic apparatus of the algae can be related to the light ..
- Biosorption of copper, cobalt and nickel by marine green alga Ulva reticulata in a packed columnK Vijayaraghavan
Department of Chemical Engineering, Anna University, Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai 600 025, India
Chemosphere 60:419-26. 2005Biosorption of copper, cobalt and nickel by marine green alga Ulva reticulata were investigated in a packed bed up-flow column...
- The effect of resuspending sediment contaminated with antifouling paint particles containing Irgarol 1051 on the marine macrophyte Ulva intestinalisLaura E Tolhurst
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, UK
Chemosphere 68:1519-24. 2007..of resuspending sediment contaminated with Irgarol 1051 based antifouling paint particles on the green macroalga Ulva intestinalis was examined. U. intestinalis was also exposed to sediment spiked with Irgarol 1051...
- Disruption of quorum sensing in seawater abolishes attraction of zoospores of the green alga Ulva to bacterial biofilmsKaren Tait
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth, PL1 3DH, UK
Environ Microbiol 7:229-40. 2005Zoospores of the eukaryotic green seaweed Ulva respond to bacterial N-acylhomoserine lactone (AHL) quorum sensing signal molecules for the selection of surface sites for permanent attachment...
- [Studies on chemical constituents of green algae Ulva pertusa]Juan Hua Xu
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Drug Research, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 32:1536-8. 2007To study the compounds from Ulva pertusa.
- Rapid attachment of spores of the fouling alga Ulva fasciata on biofilmsHyun Woung Shin
Department of Marine Biotechnology, Soonchunhyang University, Asan City 336 745, South Korea
J Environ Biol 29:613-9. 2008Attachment of spores of Ulva fasciata to natural biofilms was examined to probe the basis for specificity in settlement...
- Melatonin as an antioxidant and its semi-lunar rhythm in green macroalga Ulva spOfir Tal
The Israeli Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Chronobiology, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel
J Exp Bot 62:1903-10. 2011..study describes the use of a rapid and simple new method for quantification of melatonin in the marine macroalga Ulva sp...
- A strategy for the proliferation of Ulva prolifera, main causative species of green tides, with formation of sporangia by fragmentationShan Gao
College of Marine Science and Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China
PLoS ONE 5:e8571. 2010b>Ulva prolifera, a common green seaweed, is one of the causative species of green tides that occurred frequently along the shores of Qingdao in 2008 and had detrimental effects on the preparations for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games sailing ..
- 2,4-Decadienals are produced via (R)-11-HPITE from arachidonic acid in marine green alga Ulva conglobataYoshihiko Akakabe
Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, 1677 1 Yoshida, 753 8515, Yamaguchi, Japan
Bioorg Med Chem 11:3607-9. 2003Marine green alga Ulva conglobata was investigated for the biogeneration of oxygenated products from exogenously added arachidonic acid (ARA)...
- Isolation and characterization of a cDNA encoding a heat shock protein 70 from a sterile mutant of Ulva pertusa (Ulvales, Chlorophyta)Hiroshi Tominaga
Mie University, Tsu, Japan
Ecotoxicology 19:577-88. 2010..Therefore, we isolated and characterized a cDNA clone encoding Hsp70 from a sterile strain of Ulva pertusa (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). The sterile U...
- Guaiane sesquiterpenes from seaweed Ulva fasciata Delile and their antibacterial propertiesKajal Chakraborty
Marine Biotechnology Division, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Ernakulam North P O, P B No 1603, Cochin 682018, Kerala, India
Eur J Med Chem 45:2237-44. 2010..2), were chromatographically purified as major constituents of the CHCl3/CH3OH (1:1, v/v) soluble fraction of Ulva fasciata. Acetylation of 2 furnished guai-2-en-10alpha-methyl methanoate (3) with acetyl group at C11 position...
- Selective toxic effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from Ulva fasciata on red tide phyotoplankter speciesMochammad Amin Alamsjah
Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University, Japan
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:265-8. 2007Alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid isolated from Ulva fasciata showed toxic effects on red tide phytoplankters in a concentration-dependent manner...
- Effect of marine bacterial isolates on the growth and morphology of axenic plantlets of the green alga Ulva linzaKatrina Marshall
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Microb Ecol 52:302-10. 2006The green marine macroalga, Ulva linza, adopts an "atypical" form when grown in the absence of bacteria. Twenty unique strains of periphytic bacteria, isolated from three species of Ulva, were identified by 16S rDNA sequencing...
- Differential responses to cadmium induced oxidative stress in marine macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvales, Chlorophyta)Manoj Kumar
Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Bhavnagar 364021, India
Biometals 23:315-25. 2010This study describes various biochemical processes involved in the mitigation of cadmium toxicity in green alga Ulva lactuca. The plants when exposed to 0...
- In vitro antioxidant activity of acetylated and benzoylated derivatives of polysaccharide extracted from Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta)Huimin Qi
Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China
Bioorg Med Chem Lett 16:2441-5. 2006..Obvious differences in antioxidant activity between natural ulvan and its derivatives were observed, moreover, the antioxidant activity of acetylated and benzoylated ulvans was stronger than that of natural ulvan...
- Composition, nutritional aspects and effect on serum parameters of marine algae Ulva rigidaCristina Taboada
Department of Physiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
J Sci Food Agric 90:445-9. 2010..The present study was designed to determine the composition of Ulva rigida and the effects of inclusion of 10% of the algae in a standard diet for 4 weeks on nutritive value and serum ..
- Isolation and structure determination of algicidal compounds from Ulva fasciataMochammad Amin Alamsjah
Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University, Japan
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:2186-92. 2005..The green alga Ulva fasciata (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) showed the strongest algicidal activity among the seaweeds tested...
- Parallel changes in non-photochemical quenching properties, photosynthesis and D1 levels at sudden, prolonged irradiance exposures in Ulva fasciata DelileHerman Carr
Botany Department, Stockholm University, Lilla Frescativägen 5, SE 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
J Photochem Photobiol B 87:18-26. 2007..When thalli of Ulva fasciata, accustomed to a low irradiance (80 micromol photons m(-2) s(-1)), were exposed to a high irradiance (1500 ..
- Tracking the algal origin of the Ulva bloom in the Yellow Sea by a combination of molecular, morphological and physiological analysesShao Jun Pang
Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China
Mar Environ Res 69:207-15. 2010..25'E, PR China) experienced the world largest drifting macroalgal bloom composed of the filamentous macroalga Ulva prolifera. No convincing biologic evidence regarding the algal source is available so far...
- Biosorption of mercury from aqueous solution by Ulva lactuca biomassYoussef Zeroual
Laboratory of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environment, Faculty of Sciences Ai n chock, University Hassan II Ai n chock, Km 8 route d El Jadida, B P 5366 Mâarif, Casablanca, Morocco
Bioresour Technol 90:349-51. 2003The mercury biosorption onto non-living protonated biomass of Ulva lactuca, as an alternative method for mercury removal from aqueous solutions, was investigated. Batch equilibrium tests showed that at pH 3.5, 5...
- Anti-hyperglycemic and antigenotoxic potential of Ulva rigida ethanolic extract in the experimental diabetes mellitusSerap Celikler
Uludag University, Science Arts Faculty, Biology Department, 16059 Bursa, Turkey
Food Chem Toxicol 47:1837-40. 2009..i) the effects of diabetes mellitus on bone marrow MN frequency, (ii) the effect of oral administration of Ulva rigida ethanolic extract (URE) on MN frequency produced by DM, and (iii) some hematological values in normal and ..
- Neuroprotective effect of seaweeds inhabiting South Indian coastal area (Hare Island, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve): Cholinesterase inhibitory effect of Hypnea valentiae and Ulva reticulataN Suganthy
Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630003, Tamil Nadu, India
Neurosci Lett 468:216-9. 2010..The results showed that of the eight seaweeds screened Hypnea valentiae, Padina gymnospora, Ulva reticulata and Gracilaria edulis exhibited inhibitory activity to AChE with IC(50) value of 2.6, 3...
- Antioxidant capacity, polyphenol content and iron bioavailability from algae (Ulva sp., Sargassum sp. and Porphyra sp.) in human subjectsMaria N Garcia-Casal
Laboratorio de Fisiopatologia, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas IVIC, Carretera Panamericana, Centro de Medicina Experimental, Apartado 21827, Caracas 1020 A, Venezuela
Br J Nutr 101:79-85. 2009..A total of eighty-three subjects received maize- or wheat-based meals containing marine algae (Ulva sp., Sargassum sp. and Porphyra sp.) in different proportions (2.5, 5.0 and 7...
- Antioxidant activity of different sulfate content derivatives of polysaccharide extracted from Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta) in vitroHuimin Qi
Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China
Int J Biol Macromol 37:195-9. 2005Polysaccharide extracted from Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta) is a group of sulfated heteropolysaccharide; for simplicity, the sulfated polysaccharide is referred to as ulvan in this paper...
- Ulva conglobata, a marine algae, has neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects in murine hippocampal and microglial cellsDa Qing Jin
Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Institute for Brain Science and Technology IBST, Hanwha CC R and D Center Building, Inje University, 6 Shinsung Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 804, South Korea
Neurosci Lett 402:154-8. 2006..In this study, we investigated the neuroprotective effects of methanol extracts of Ulva conglobata (U...
- Phylogeographical structure, distribution and genetic variation of the green algae Ulva intestinalis and U. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the Baltic Sea areaE Leskinen
Department of Biology, PO Box 3000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Mol Ecol 13:2257-65. 2004The marine algae Ulva intestinalis and U. compressa are morphologically plastic with many overlapping characters and are therefore difficult to distinguish from each other. The present distribution of U. intestinalis and U...
- Quantification of melatonin in phototrophic organismsCarsten Pape
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
J Pineal Res 41:157-65. 2006..In the present study, melatonin was quantified in tomatoes, ginger and the marine green macroalga, Ulva lactuca, after extraction with three different extraction methods based on ether, acetone or perchloric acid...
- Microbial colonization and competition on the marine alga Ulva australisDhana Rao
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bio Innovation, Biological Sciences Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5547-55. 2006..are biofilm-forming marine bacteria that are often found in association with the surface of the green alga Ulva australis...
- Ecological and physiological controls of species composition in green macroalgal bloomsTimothy A Nelson
Blakely Island Field Station, Suite 205, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington 98119 1950, USA
Ecology 89:1287-98. 2008..In Washington State, USA, blooms are often dominated by Ulva spp. intertidally and Ulvaria obscura subtidally...
- Ultrastructure of ulvan: a polysaccharide from green seaweedsAudrey Robic
Centre d Etudes et de Valorisation des Algues, Presqu île de Pen Lan, Pleubian, France
Biopolymers 91:652-64. 2009..The "Published Online" date corresponds to the preprint version. You can request a copy of the preprint by emailing the Biopolymers editorial office at email@example.com...
- Ultraviolet-B-induced oxidative stress and responses of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in a marine macroalga Ulva fasciataChia Tai Shiu
Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan, Republic of China
J Exp Bot 56:2851-65. 2005The regulation of the antioxidant defence system by ultraviolet-B (UV-B) was determined in a marine macroalga Ulva fasciata Delile exposed to low (0.5, 1 W m(-2)), medium (2.5, 5 W m(-2)), and high (10, 20 W m(-2)) UV-B irradiance...
- Low densities of epiphytic bacteria from the marine alga Ulva australis inhibit settlement of fouling organismsDhana Rao
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Bio Innovation, Biological Sciences Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7844-52. 2007..strain 2.10 (formerly Roseobacter gallaeciensis) are marine bacteria often found in association with the alga Ulva australis and produce a range of extracellular inhibitory compounds against common fouling organisms. P...
- In situ growth potential of the subtidal part of green tide forming Ulva spp. stocksMichel Merceron
Institut Francais de Recherche pour l Exploitation de la Mer, Direction de l Environnement Littoral, BP 70, 29280 Plouzane, France
Sci Total Environ 384:293-305. 2007b>Ulva spp., the algae most responsible for green tides in Brittany (France), are found on the foreshore and in the most beachward wave area (MBWA) of many bays during green tide phenomena...
- Antihyperlipidemic effects of different molecular weight sulfated polysaccharides from Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta)Yu Pengzhan
Department of Chemistry, Institute of Oceanology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China
Pharmacol Res 48:543-9. 2003Ulvan, a sulfated polysaccharide from Ulva pertusa, was degraded to yield two low molecular weight fractions U1 and U2. The molecular weights of ulvan and its fractions were determined and varied from 151.6 to 28.2 kDa...
- Removal of copper from aqueous solution using Ulva fasciata sp.--a marine green algaeY Prasanna Kumar
Environmental Pollution Control Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, A U College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530 003, India
J Hazard Mater 137:367-73. 2006Batch adsorption experiments were carried out for the removal of copper from its aqueous solution using Ulva fasciata sp. a marine green algae as adsorbent. The adsorption of Cu(II) by Ulva fasciata sp...
- Species-specific engineered antifouling topographies: correlations between the settlement of algal zoospores and barnacle cypridsJames F Schumacher
J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 6400, USA
Biofouling 23:307-17. 2007..features engineered in polydimethylsiloxane, on the settlement of cyprids of Balanus amphitrite and zoospores of Ulva linza. The correlation of relative aspect ratios to antifouling efficacy was proven to be significant...
- A review of surface roughness in antifouling coatings illustrating the importance of cutoff lengthDickon Howell
School of Marine Science and Technology, Ridley Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Biofouling 22:401-10. 2006....
- Algal antifouling and fouling-release properties of metal surfaces coated with a polymer inspired by marine musselsAndrea Statz
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
Biofouling 22:391-9. 2006..Navicula perminuta and settlement, growth and release of zoospores and sporelings (young plants) of the green alga Ulva linza were carried out...
- Combinatorial materials research applied to the development of new surface coatings IX: an investigation of novel antifouling/fouling-release coatings containing quaternary ammonium salt groupsPartha Majumdar
Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
Biofouling 24:185-200. 2008..microorganisms, a bacterium, Cellulophaga lytica and a diatom, Navicula incerta, as well as a macrofouling alga, Ulva. The results of the study showed that all three variables influenced coating surface properties as well as ..
- Metal content in Ulva lactuca (Linnaeus) from Navachiste Bay (southeast Gulf of California) Sinaloa, MexicoJ Orduña-Rojas
Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigación para el Desarrollo Integral Regional, Km 1 Carretera a Las Glorias, Guasave Sinaloa C P 81101, Mexico
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 77:574-80. 2006
- Real-time quantitative PCR for assessment of abundance of Pseudoalteromonas species in marine samplesTorben L Skovhus
Department of Microbial Ecology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2373-82. 2004..The rDNA fractions of Pseudoalteromonas compared to all Eubacteria were 1.55% on the green alga Ulva lactuca, 0.10% on the tunicate Ciona intestinalis, and 0.06% on the green alga Ulvaria fusca.
- Acyl-homoserine lactones modulate the settlement rate of zoospores of the marine alga Ulva intestinalis via a novel chemokinetic mechanismGlen L Wheeler
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth, PL1 3DH, UK
Plant Cell Environ 29:608-18. 2006..Zoospores of the marine alga Ulva intestinalis exploit the acyl-homoserine lactone (AHL) quorum sensing system to identify bacterial biofilms for ..
- Preparation and characterisation of silicone-based coatings filled with carbon nanotubes and natural sepiolite and their application as marine fouling-release coatingsAlexandre Beigbeder
Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, Centre of Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers CIRMAP, University of Mons Hainaut, Belgium
Biofouling 24:291-302. 2008..properties of these coatings were explored through laboratory assays involving representative soft-fouling (Ulva) and hard-fouling (Balanus) organisms...
- Anomalous settlement behavior of Ulva linza zoospores on cationic oligopeptide surfacesT Ederth
Division of Molecular Physics, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkpings Universitet, Linkping, Sweden
Biofouling 24:303-12. 2008..To this end, the settlement behaviour of zoospores of the green alga Ulva linza onto cationic oligopeptide self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) has been investigated...
- Inhibition of fungal colonization by Pseudoalteromonas tunicata provides a competitive advantage during surface colonizationA Franks
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, New South Wales, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6079-87. 2006..tunicata were used to inoculate the surface of the green alga Ulva australis...
- Impacts of macroalgal spores on the dynamics of adult macroalgae in a eutrophic estuary: high versus low hydrodynamic seasons and long-term simulations for global warming scenariosIrene Martins
Institute of Marine Research, Coimbra Interdisciplinary Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Coimbra, 3004 517 Coimbra, Portugal
Mar Pollut Bull 56:984-98. 2008..Long-term predictions for climate change scenarios suggest that, in general, global warming will have adverse affects on Ulva intestinalis productivity, with the adults being more affected than the early life stages.
- Antifouling potential of lubricious, micro-engineered, PDMS elastomers against zoospores of the green fouling alga Ulva (Enteromorpha)Leslie Hoipkemeier-Wilson
University of Florida, PO Box 116400, Gainesville, FL 32611 6400, USA
Biofouling 20:53-63. 2004The settlement and release of Ulva spores from chemically modified, micro-engineered surface topographies have been investigated using poly(dimethyl siloxane) elastomers (PDMSe) with varying additions of non-network forming poly(dimethyl ..
- Seasonal variations of selected herbicides and related metabolites in water, sediment, seaweed and clams in the Sacca di Goro coastal lagoon (Northern Adriatic)R Carafa
Rural, Water and Ecosystem Resources Unit, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Ispra Va, Italy
Chemosphere 69:1625-37. 2007..products and their metabolites were found in the water column, sediments (the upper 0-15 cm layer), macroalgae (Ulva rigida) and clams (Tapes philippinarum)...
- Molecular investigation of the distribution, abundance and diversity of the genus Pseudoalteromonas in marine samplesTorben L Skovhus
Department of Microbiology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 61:348-61. 2007..The Pseudoalteromonas diversity on the three unfouled marine organisms Ciona intestinalis, Ulva lactuca and Ulvaria fusca was found to be low, and Ps...
- Spore release by the green alga Ulva: a quantitative assay to evaluate aquatic toxicantsTaejun Han
Division of Biology and Chemistry, University of Incheon, 177 Dohwa dong, Nam Gu, Incheon 402 749, Republic of Korea
Environ Pollut 153:699-705. 2008A toxicity test using spore release of the aquatic green alga, Ulva, was developed and evaluated by assessing the toxicity of different organic and inorganic chemicals and elutriates of sewage or waste sludge...
- Roughness-dependent removal of settled spores of the green alga Ulva (syn. Enteromorpha) exposed to hydrodynamic forces from a water jetL M Granhag
Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory, Department of Marine Ecology Göteborg University SE 452 96 Strömstad Sweden
Biofouling 20:117-22. 2004..The settlement and adhesion of zoospores from the green alga Ulva linza (syn. Enteromorpha linza) to defined topographies was investigated...
- Combinatorial materials research applied to the development of new surface coatings V. Application of a spinning water-jet for the semi-high throughput assessment of the attachment strength of marine fouling algaeFranck Cassé
The University of Birmingham, School of Biosciences, Birmingham, UK
Biofouling 23:121-30. 2007..Two algae, namely, sporelings (young plants) of the green macroalga Ulva and a diatom (Navicula), were selected as test organisms because of their opposing responses to silicone fouling-..
- Engineered antifouling microtopographies - effect of feature size, geometry, and roughness on settlement of zoospores of the green alga UlvaJames F Schumacher
J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 6400, USA
Biofouling 23:55-62. 2007The effect of feature size, geometry, and roughness on the settlement of zoospores of the ship fouling alga Ulva was evaluated using engineered microtopographies in polydimethylsiloxane elastomer...
- Influence of five organic antifouling candidates on spore attachment and germination of a fouling alga Ulva pertusaM Sidharthan
Department of Marine Biotechnology, Soonchunhyang University, Asan City, South Korea 336 745
J Environ Biol 28:39-43. 2007..Especially spores of a fouling alga, Ulva pertusa were used in this study to test the AF efficiency of five organic chemicals...
- The influence of surface lubricity on the adhesion of Navicula perminuta and Ulva linza to alkanethiol self-assembled monolayersJ Bowen
School of Chemistry, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
J R Soc Interface 4:473-7. 2007The settlement and adhesion of Navicula perminuta and Ulva linza to methyl-terminated alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) of increasing chain length has been investigated...
- Lead and cadmium concentrations in seawater and algae of the Tunisian coastM El Ati-Hellal
Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Tunis, Tunisia
Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis 82:75-82. 2005..Sousse's region is the least polluted zone; it might be due to the development of tourism and a strict regulation of pollution in this district...
- [Effects of macroalgae on growth of 2 species of bloom microalgae and interactions between these microalgae in laboratory culture]You Wang
Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Oceanography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China
Huan Jing Ke Xue 27:274-80. 2006We studied the effects of fresh tissue and culture medium filtrate of Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta) on growth of 2 causative bloom species: Prorocentrum donghaiense and Alexandum tamarense, in ..
- A link between lead and cadmium kinetic speciation in seawater and accumulation by the green alga Ulva lactucaJ O Muse
Departamento de Química Analítica y Fisicoquímica, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Qulmica Analitica, 3er Piso, Junin 956 1113, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Environ Pollut 141:126-30. 2006In this work, studies on the bioaccumulation of Cd and Pb by Ulva lactuca at different sites of Gulf San Jorge (Patagonia, Argentina) are presented...
- A novel marine algal toxicity bioassay based on sporulation inhibition in the green macroalga Ulva pertusa (Chlorophyta)Taejun Han
Division of Biology and Chemistry, University of Incheon, Incheon 402 749, South Korea
Aquat Toxicol 75:202-12. 2005A 5-day aquatic toxicity test based on sporulation inhibition of the green macroalga Ulva pertusa Kjellman has been developed...
- Linking integrated water resources management and integrated coastal zone managementP S Rasch
DHI Water and Environment, Approved Technological Service Institute, Agern Alle 5, DK 2970 Hørsholm, Denmark
Water Sci Technol 51:221-9. 2005....
- Purification and characterization of Ulva pertusa Kjellm alkaline phosphataseDong Yang
Department of Bioengineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, P R China
Prep Biochem Biotechnol 33:113-23. 2003..The enzyme was purified 1230-fold from Ulva pertusa Kjellm. It had a specific activity of 48...
- Seaweeds along KwaZulu-Natal Coast of South Africa--4: Elemental uptake by edible seaweed Caulerpa racemosa (sea grapes) and the arsenic speciationNatasha 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..arsenic in two rhodophyta seaweeds, Plocamium corallorhiza and Gelidium abbottiorum, and two chlorophyta seaweeds, Ulva lactuca and Caulerpa racemosa at four sampling sites during the summer of 2003, is elucidated...
- The influence of elastic modulus and thickness on the release of the soft-fouling green alga Ulva linza (syn. Enteromorpha linza) from poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) model networksManoj K Chaudhury
Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Biofouling 21:41-8. 2005..modulus and film thickness on the release of adhered spores and sporelings (young plants) of the green fouling alga Ulva (syn. Enteromorpha) was investigated...
- Contents of trace metals in water and macroalgae along the Mediterranean coast of TunisiaM El Ati-Hellal
Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique et Electrochimie, Departement de Chimie, Faculte des Sciences de Tunis, 2092, Campus Universitaire, Tunis, Tunisia
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 78:33-7. 2007
- Competitive interactions in mixed-species biofilms containing the marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas tunicataDhana Rao
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bio Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1729-36. 2005..tunicata and the epiphytic bacterial community on the marine plant Ulva lactuca, we investigated the hypothesis that P...
- Comparison of the fouling release properties of hydrophobic fluorinated and hydrophilic PEGylated block copolymer surfaces: attachment strength of the diatom Navicula and the green alga UlvaSitaraman Krishnan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Biomacromolecules 7:1449-62. 2006..Adhesion of cells of the diatom Navicula and sporelings (young plants) of the green macroalga Ulva to an underwater surface is mainly by interactions between the surface and the adhesive exopolymers, which the ..
- Mercury in surface sediments and benthic organisms from Guaymas Bay, east coast of the Gulf of CaliforniaC Green-Ruiz
Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology, Mazatlán Academic Unit, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Av Joel Montes Camarena s n, Col Centro, Mazatlan 82000, Sinaloa, Mexico
Environ Geochem Health 27:321-9. 2005..and several individuals of Codium amplivesciculatum (3), Enteromorpha clathrata (4), Gracilaria subsecundata (2), Ulva lactuca (2), Chione subrugosa (80) and Crassostrea gigas (40) were collected and their Hg concentration was ..
- Short-term testing of antifouling surfaces: the importance of colourGeoffrey Swain
Center for Corrosion and Biofouling Control, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida 32901, USA
Biofouling 22:425-9. 2006..Both Ulva sp. and Spirorbis sp. had significantly higher settlement on black surfaces...
- Algibacter lectus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from green algaeOlga I Nedashkovskaya
Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pr 100 Let Vladivostoku 159, 690022, Vladivostok, Russia
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1257-61. 2004..heterotrophic, Gram-negative bacteria were isolated from the green algae Acrosiphonia sonderi (Kütz) Kornm and Ulva fenestrata Ruprecht inhabiting the Sea of Japan...
- Fate and effects of picric acid and 2,6-DNT in marine environments: toxicity of degradation productsMarion Nipper
Texas A and M University Corpus Christi, Center for Coastal Studies, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 5866, USA
Mar Pollut Bull 50:1205-17. 2005..Toxicity of pore water from sediments spiked with 2,6-DNT decreased for the macro-alga, Ulva fasciata, zoospores as biotransformation proceeded, but increased for the copepod, Schizopera knabeni, nauplii...
- Effects of organic pollution on the initial development of fouling communities in a tropical bay, BrazilM Mayer-Pinto
Departamento de Biologia Marinha, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CCS, Bloco A, Cidade Universitaria, Ilha do Fundao, CEP 21949 900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Mar Pollut Bull 46:1495-503. 2003..The chlorophyte Ulva sp...