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A Preliminary Survey of Seaweeds from the Coast of Makran, Pakistan
The present study describes the mode of occurrence, nature of habitat and geographic distribution of seaweeds along a 160km coastal area of Pakistan, not surveyed before. The study lists 61 genera…
Phycochemical Studies on Fatty Acids from Certain Seaweeds
- Mustafa Shameel
- Environmental Science
A preliminary survey of the total fat, glycerides, phospholipids and sterols of certain seaweeds of Karachi has been carried out, which produced some interesting results.
Phytochemistry and Bioactivity of Some Freshwater Green Algae from Pakistan
Eleven green algae belonging to the phyla Volvocophyta Chlorophyta, and Charophyta were collected from various freshwater habitats of Sindh (Pakistan) during February 1995 and November 1998 and investigated, revealing differences in their fatty acid, sterol and terpene compositions as well as in their bioactivities.
Pharmaceutical Biology of Seaweeds from the Karachi Coast of Pakistan
Brown seaweeds showed greater antibacterial activity than the green and red ones, and Cd, K, Mg, and Na were in highest proportion in the investigated red seaweeds.
Fatty Acid Composition of Nine Green Seaweeds
A variety of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids has been isolated and identified from 3 members of the Ulvales and Members of the Codiales by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
Change of divisional nomenclature in the Shameelian classification of algae
- Mustafa Shameel
SEASONAL VARIATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF EUGLENOPHYCOTA IN THE PUNJAB
A long survey of different freshwater habitats was made during December 2003-July 2006 in the districts of Gujranwala, Jhang, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Sheikhupura and Sialkot in the Punjab Province of Pakistan, and it was observed that a vast majority of the species occurred simultaneously in planktic and benthic conditions.
Studies on the bioactivity and elementology of marine algae from the coast of Karachi, Pakistan
Some species of marine benthic algae belonging to the Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta collected from different coastal areas of Karachi (Pakistan) were investigated for their antibacterial,…
SURVEY OF FRESHWATER ALGAE FROM KARACHI, PAKISTAN
Members of the phyla Cyanophycota and VolvophyCota were most prevalent and those of EuglenophycOTA and Chrysophycote poorly represented.
STUDIES ON THE BIOACTIVITY AND PHYCOCHEMISTRY OF MICROCYSTIS AERUGINOSA (CYANOPHYCOTA) FROM SINDH
A toxic alga, Microcystis aeruginosa KUtzing was collected from ponds of Mancher Lake, near Thatta, Sindh (Pakistan) during October 1994 and extracted in methanol and showed a strong antimicrobial activity against 14 bacterial and 20 fungal species.