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In vitro antiviral activity of marine sponges collected off Brazilian coast.
This paper describes the in vitro antiviral evaluation of 27 different marine sponges (Porifera) collected off Brazilian coastline in the search for novel drug leads. With these sponges aqueous andExpand
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ACL-I, a lectin from the marine sponge Axinella corrugata: isolation, characterization and chemotactic activity.
The lectin from the marine sponge Axinella corrugata (ACL-I) was purified by affinity chromatography on rabbit erythrocytic stroma incorporated into a polyacrylamide gel followed by gel filtration onExpand
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Anticancer, antichemotactic and antimicrobial activities of marine sponges collected off the coast of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil
Abstract This study reports the in vitro screening of 10 marine sponges (Porifera) collected from the coastline of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, in the search for novel pharmaceuticals. OrganicExpand
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Timea bioxyasterina sp.n., a new species from the Northeastern coast of Brazil (Demospongiae, Hadromerida)
A new Brazilian species of Timea is described from 01 51 00 S-43 48 00 W (35.5 m depth). Timea bioxyasterina sp. nov. is set apart from other tropical Western Atlantic species by the possession ofExpand
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Antarctic sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) of the South Shetland Islands and vicinity: part II. Poecilosclerida
In the present study 16 species are registered for the South Shetland Islands and vicinity: Acanthorhabdus fragilis Burton, 1929, Iophon unicornis Topsent, 1907, Clathria (Axosuberites) flabellataExpand
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Brazilian marine sponge Polymastia janeirensis induces apoptotic cell death in human U138MG glioma cell line, but not in a normal cell culture
SummaryMarine sponges have been prominently featured in the area of cancer research. Here, we examined the anti-proliferative effects of crude extracts (aqueous and organic) of the Brazilian marineExpand
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Biological activities of ACL-I and physicochemical properties of ACL-II, lectins isolated from the marine sponge Axinella corrugata.
Lectin II from the marine sponge Axinella corrugata (ACL-II) was purified by affinity chromatography on rabbit erythrocytic stroma incorporated into a polyacrylamide gel, followed by gel filtrationExpand
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Haplosclerida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the coast of Maranhão State, Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic
This work deals with haplosclerid sponges off the coast of Maranhao State, northeastern coast of Brazilian shelf (southwestern Atlantic). A new species is described, Haliclona (Halichoclona)Expand
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Extracts of marine sponge Polymastia janeirensis induce oxidative cell death through a caspase-9 apoptotic pathway in human U138MG glioma cell line
SummaryWe have studied the apoptotic pathway activated in response to marine sponge extracts of Polymastia janeirensis. The effect on intracellular ROS production was also examined. Exposure ofExpand
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Esponjas Antárticas (Porifera, Demospongiae) das Ilhas Shetland do Sul e áreas próximas: parte I. Spirophorida, Astrophorida, Hadromerida, Halichondrida e Haplosclerida
The aim of this work is to redescribe 11 species of sponges collected through the Brazilian Antarctic Program (PROANTAR), at the South Shetland Islands and vicinity. New information is provided onExpand
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