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Barnacle cement proteins. Importance of disulfide bonds in their insolubility.
Barnacles produce a cement that is a proteinaceous underwater adhesive for their secure attachment to the substratum. The biochemical properties of the cement have not previously been elucidated,Expand
Ferrimonas marina sp. nov.
A novel Ferrimonas species is described on the basis of phenotypic, chemotaxonomic and phylogenetic studies. Four halophilic organisms were isolated from marine sand and marine macroalgae samples byExpand
Mechercharimyces mesophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Mechercharimyces asporophorigenens sp. nov., antitumour substance-producing marine bacteria, and description of Thermoactinomycetaceae fam. nov.
A study was carried out to clarify the taxonomy of four Gram-positive, heterotrophic mesophiles isolated from marine lakes in the Republic of Palau. The strains, designated YM3-251(T), YM3-653,Expand
Isolation and phylogenetic characterization of bacteria capable of inducing differentiation in the green alga Monostroma oxyspermum.
Many green algae cannot develop normally when they are grown under axenic conditions. Monostroma oxyspermum, for example, proliferates unicellularly in an aseptic culture, but develops into a normalExpand
Isolation of an Algal Morphogenesis Inducer from a Marine Bacterium
Ulva and Enteromorpha are cosmopolitan and familiar marine algal genera. It is well known that these green macroalgae lose their natural morphology during short-term cultivation under asepticExpand
Isolation and Functional Analysis of Cytochrome P450 CYP153A Genes from Various Environments
The cytochrome P450 CYP153 family is thought to mediate the terminal hydroxylation reactions of n-alkanes. We isolated 16 new P450 CYP153A genes (central region) from various environments such asExpand
Isolation of Marine Bacteria by In Situ Culture on Media-Supplemented Polyurethane Foam
Polyurethane foam (PUF) supplemented with various agar media was used in situ to trap marine bacteria and it consequently provided a substrate on which they could be cultivated while exposed toExpand
Mechercharmycins A and B, Cytotoxic Substances from Marine-derived Thermoactinomyces sp. YM3-251
A new cytotoxic substance named mechercharmycin A was isolated from marine-derived Thermoactinomyces sp. YM3-251. The structure of mechercharmycin A was determined by an X-ray crystallographicExpand
Abstract New zeaxanthin-(di)glucoside-branched fatty acid esters, thermozeaxanthin-13, −15, and −17 ( 1–3 ), thermobiszeaxanthin-13-13, −13–15, and −15-15 ( 4–6 ) were isolated from the thermophilicExpand
Elucidation of a Carotenoid Biosynthesis Gene Cluster Encoding a Novel Enzyme, 2,2′-β-Hydroxylase, from Brevundimonas sp. Strain SD212 and Combinatorial Biosynthesis of New or Rare Xanthophylls
ABSTRACT A carotenoid biosynthesis gene cluster mediating the production of 2-hydroxyastaxanthin was isolated from the marine bacterium Brevundimonas sp. strain SD212 by using a common crtI sequenceExpand