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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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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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Investigation of the anti‐inflammatory and analgesic effects from an extract of Aplysina caissara, a marine sponge
A variety of biologically active compounds with pharmacological applications has been reported to occur in marine sponges. The present study was undertaken to provide a set of data about an extractExpand
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Comparative cytotoxic and anti-tuberculosis activity of Aplysina caissara marine sponge crude extracts.
Three crude extracts of Aplysina caissara, a marine sponge endemic to Brazil, were tested against a hepatoma cell line and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The results demonstrate that all extracts areExpand
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Evaluation of genotoxic biomarkers in extracts of marine sponges from Argentinean South Sea
Abstract Marine sponges are a rich source of structurally and biologically active metabolites of biomedical importance. We screened polar and non-polar samples of crude extracts obtained from marineExpand
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Antibiofilm activity of Cobetia marina filtrate upon Staphylococcus epidermidis catheter-related isolates
We report the antibiofilm activity by the sponge-associated bacterium Cobetia marina upon Staphylococcus epidermidis clinical isolates obtained from central venous catheters. AntibiofilmExpand
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Immunohistochemical localization of an N-acetyl amino-carbohydrate specific lectin (ACL-I) of the marine sponge Axinella corrugata.
The N-acetyl amino-carbohydrate specific lectin (ACL-I) was previously identified and purified by us from the marine sponge Axinella corrugata (phylum Porifera, class Demospongiae). The distributionExpand
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Esponjas (Demospongiae, Halichondrida) da costa do Maranhão, Brasil
Three species of Halichondrida, Dragmacidon reticulatus (Ridley & Dendy, 1886) (Axinellidae), Myrmekioderma rea (Laubenfels, 1934) (Desmoxyidae) and Topsentia ophiraphidites (Laubenfels, 1934)Expand
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