• Publications
  • Influence
Anti-Infective Potential of Marine Invertebrates and Seaweeds from the Brazilian Coast
This manuscript describes the evaluation of anti-infective potential in vitro of organic extracts from nine sponges, one ascidian, two octocorals, one bryozoan, and 27 seaweed species collected alongExpand
  • 29
  • 2
  • PDF
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
  • 19
  • 1
  • PDF
Novos registros e ampliação de limites meridionais de distribuição de poríferos (Porifera, Demospongiae) no Atlântico sudoeste
The southern boundaries of seven species of Brazilian coast sponges were enlarged. Two of them represent new records: Chalinula zeae de Weerdt, 2000 e Terpios manglaris Rutzler & Smith, 1993 and fiveExpand
  • 8
  • 1
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
  • 6
  • PDF
Sphingosines Derived from Marine Sponge as Potential Multi-Target Drug Related to Disorders in Cancer Development
Haliclona tubifera, marine sponge species abundant in Brazilian coastline, presents only a few papers published in the literature. Recently, we have reported the isolation of two modified C18Expand
  • 3
  • PDF
pH-dependent cytotoxic effects of extracts of the marine sponge Polymastia janeirensis on cancer cell lines
Abstract The purpose of this work was to study the cytotoxic effects of marine sponge Polymastia janeirensis, which has been observed in the field to release an orange substance that is toxic toExpand
  • 6
Spongia (Heterofibria) catarinensis sp. nov. (Porifera, Spongiidae) no litoral de Santa Catarina, Brasil
A new species, Spongia (Heterofibria) catarinensis, is described from Ilha das Aranhas (27o29'077''S, 48o21'380''W), State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. It differs from the other southwestern AtlanticExpand
  • 2
  • PDF
Raspailia (Raspaxilla) bouryesnaultae, a new name for Brazilian Raspaxilla elegans Boury-Esnault, 1973 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Raspailiidae) with a redescription and a new record.
The combination Raspailia (Raspaxilla) elegans sensu Boury-Esnault, 1973 is precoccupied by Raspailia elegans Lendenfeld,1887 (Porifera, Poecilosclerida, Raspailiidae). A new name for this BrazilianExpand
  • 3
  • PDF
A new species of Biemna Gray, 1867 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the north coast of Brazil
Biemna spinomicroxea sp. nov. is described from the coast of Amapa State, Brazil. It differs from all other Biemna species in lacking smooth sigmas. The spiculation consist of oxea megascleres,Expand
  • 2
  • PDF