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Cristaxenicin A, an antiprotozoal xenicane diterpenoid from the deep sea gorgonian Acanthoprimnoa cristata.
A new xenicane diterpenoid, cristaxenicin A (1), has been isolated from the deep sea gorgonian Acanthoprimnoa cristata. The structure of 1 was elucidated on the basis of spectral analysis includingExpand
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Is the ITS Region the solution to the "species problem" in corals? Intragenomic variation, and alignment Permutations in Porites, Siderastrea and outgroup taxa
Two widely acknowledged problems with the use of the ribosomal ITS region as a phylogenetic marker were examined in scleractinian coral: intragenomic variation and alignment ambiguities. SequencesExpand
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Re-examination of balaenopterid whales from Wakayama and Oita prefectures, Japan
近年、ツノシマクジラBalaenoptera omurai Wada, Oishi et Yamada, 2003 が新たに記載された際 に、いわゆるニタリクジラBalaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878/9 はカツオクジラB. edeni と狭義 のニタリクジラBalaenoptera brydei Olsen, 1913 に分けられることが指摘された。筆者らによるExpand
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A new antiangiogenic C24 oxylipin from the soft coral Sinularia numerosa.
A new oxylipin, 15-hydroxy-tetracosa-6,9,12,16,18-pentaenoic acid (15-HTPE; 1) was isolated as an inhibitor of tube-formation from the soft coral Sinularia numerosa. Its structure was elucidated byExpand
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Geographical variations in bacterial communities associated with soft coral Scleronephthya gracillimum
Environmental impacts can alter relationships between a coral and its symbiotic microbial community. Furthermore, changes in the microbial community associated with increased seawater temperaturesExpand
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Megafaunal composition of cold-water corals and other deep-sea benthos in the southern Emperor Seamounts area, North Pacific Ocean
Recent developments in deep-sea surveys have revealed the widespread distribution of cold-water corals over the deep-sea floor of the world ocean. There are no reports, however, concerning theExpand
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Two new species of the genus Chironephthya (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nidaliidae, Siphonogorgiinae) from the Gulf of Thailand.
Two new species of the genus Chironephthya, C. sirindhornae sp. nov. and C. cornigera sp. nov., are described based on three specimens collected from the Gulf of Thailand. Both species are wellExpand
Redescriptions of Five Species of Japanese Dendronephthya (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) Based on Type Material Collected by Doderlein in 1879-81
Five species of the soft-coral genus Dendronephthya from Japanese waters are redescribed based on the type specimens deposited in the Naturhistorisches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern: D. doederleiniExpand