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Effect of Elatol, Isolated from Red Seaweed Laurencia dendroidea, on Leishmania amazonensis
In the present study, we investigated the antileishmanial activity of sesquiterpene elatol, the major constituent of the Brazilian red seaweed Laurencia dendroidea (Hudson) J.V. Lamouroux, against L.Expand
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Anti HSV-1 Activity of Halistanol Sulfate and Halistanol Sulfate C Isolated from Brazilian Marine Sponge Petromica citrina (Demospongiae)
The n-butanol fraction (BF) obtained from the crude extract of the marine sponge Petromica citrina, the halistanol-enriched fraction (TSH fraction), and the isolated compounds halistanol sulfate (1)Expand
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Chemical defenses of the tropical marine seaweed Canistrocarpus cervicornis against herbivory by sea urchin
Este artigo demonstra a quimica defensiva anti-herbivoria da macroalga parda marinha Canistrocarpus cervicornis. Em sua concentracao natural, o extrato bruto em diclorometano (DCE) inibiuExpand
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Substâncias isoladas das folhas de Bauhinia microstachya (Raddi) Macbr. (Caesalpiniaceae)
It is reported the isolation of three compounds from leaves of Bauhinia microstachya (Raddi) Macbr., Caesalpiniaceae, including two new constituents in this species, vitexin and the hydrocarbonExpand
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In vitro anti-trypanosomal activity of elatol isolated from red seaweed Laurencia dendroidea.
SUMMARY Chagas' disease is a debilitating but comparatively neglected illness that affects about 15 million people. There is an urgent need to develop new, more effective, and less-toxic compounds.Expand
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Screening of Dengue Virus Antiviral Activity of Marine Seaweeds by an In Situ Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Dengue is a significant public health problem worldwide. Despite the important social and clinical impact, there is no vaccine or specific antiviral therapy for prevention and treatment of dengueExpand
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Antifoulant diterpenes produced by the brown seaweed Canistrocarpus cervicornis
This paper reports the antifouling properties of the dichloromethane crude extract (DC) and 3 pure compounds isolated from the Brazilian brown seaweed Canistrocarpus cervicornis against establishmentExpand
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The in Vitro Biological Activity of the Brazilian Brown Seaweed Dictyota mertensii against Leishmania amazonensis
Seaweeds present a wide variety of interesting bioactive molecules. In the present work we evaluated the biological activity of the dichloromethane/methanol (2:1) extract (DME) from the brown seaweedExpand
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Polyoxygenated Steroids from the Octocoral Leptogorgia punicea and in Vitro Evaluation of Their Cytotoxic Activity
Five new polyoxygenated marine steroids—punicinols A–E (1–5)—were isolated from the gorgonian Leptogorgia punicea and characterized by spectroscopic methods (IR, MS, 1H, 13C and 2-D NMR). The fiveExpand
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Associational defense against herbivory between brown seaweeds
Pereira R.C., Bianco É.M., Bueno L.B., de Oliveira M.A.L., Pamplona O.S. and da Gama B.A.P. 2010. Associational defense against herbivory between brown seaweeds. Phycologia 49: 424–428. DOI:Expand
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