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Calyculin A and okadaic acid: inhibitors of protein phosphatase activity.
Calyculin A and okadaic acid induce contraction in smooth muscle fibers. Okadaic acid is an inhibitor of phosphatase activity and the aims of this study were to determine if calyculin A also inhibitsExpand
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Antitumor polyketide biosynthesis by an uncultivated bacterial symbiont of the marine sponge Theonella swinhoei.
Bacterial symbionts have long been suspected to be the true producers of many drug candidates isolated from marine invertebrates. Sponges, the most important marine source of biologically activeExpand
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Biofouling and antifouling.
  • N. Fusetani
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Natural product reports
  • 4 February 2004
Most benthic organisms produce planktonic larvae in their life cycles; larval settlement and metamorphosis are influenced by many environmental factors, especially chemical cues originating fromExpand
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Purification of a larval settlement-inducing protein complex (SIPC) of the barnacle, Balanus amphitrite
Many species of barnacles live gregariously, and chemical cues from conspecifics are believed to induce settlement of cypris larvae. Settlement-inducing factors from the adult barnacle BalanusExpand
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Lentil lectin inhibits adult extract‐induced settlement of the barnacle, Balanus amphitrite
For barnacles that live gregariously, chemical cues from conspecifics are believed to induce settlement of cypris larvae. A new assay system, using nitrocellulose membranes, has been developed toExpand
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Hypnins, low-molecular weight peptidic agglutinins isolated from a marine red alga Hypnea japonica
Abstract Four electrophoretically homogeneous agglutinins have been isolated from the aqueous ethanolic extract of the marine red alga Hypnea japonica by precipitation with organic solvents, gelExpand
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Antifouling marine natural products.
  • N. Fusetani
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Natural product reports
  • 25 January 2011
Covering: 2004 to June 2010 In this review, antifouling metabolites of marine bacteria and fungi, seaweeds, aquatic plants, and marine invertebrates are described. Also included are marine naturalExpand
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Marine Pharmacology in 2009–2011: Marine Compounds with Antibacterial, Antidiabetic, Antifungal, Anti-Inflammatory, Antiprotozoal, Antituberculosis, and Antiviral Activities; Affecting the Immune and
The peer-reviewed marine pharmacology literature from 2009 to 2011 is presented in this review, following the format used in the 1998–2008 reviews of this series. The pharmacology ofExpand
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Mini-review: Marine natural products and their synthetic analogs as antifouling compounds: 2009–2014
This review covers 214 marine natural compounds and 23 of their synthetic analogs, which were discovered and/or synthesized from mid-2009 to August 2014. The antifouling (AF) compounds reported haveExpand
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