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Cristaxenicin A, an antiprotozoal xenicane diterpenoid from the deep sea gorgonian Acanthoprimnoa cristata.
- Shin-Taro Ishigami, Y. Goto, +7 authors Yoichi Nakao
- Chemistry, Medicine
- The Journal of organic chemistry
- 7 December 2012
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 including… Expand
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. Sequences… Expand
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
A new antiangiogenic C24 oxylipin from the soft coral Sinularia numerosa.
- T. Yamashita, Yoichi Nakao, S. Matsunaga, Tsutomu Oikawa, Yukimitsu Imahara, N. Fusetani
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry
- 15 March 2009
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 by… Expand
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 temperatures… Expand
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 the… Expand
The stoloniferous octocoral, Hanabira yukibana, gen. nov., sp. nov., of the southern Ryukyus has morphological and symbiont variation
Two new species of the genus Chironephthya (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nidaliidae, Siphonogorgiinae) from the Gulf of Thailand.
- Yukimitsu Imahara, S. Chavanich, V. Viyakarn, Yuka Kushida, J. Reimer, T. Fujita
- Biology, Medicine
- 25 May 2020
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 well… Expand
Redescriptions of Five Species of Japanese Dendronephthya (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) Based on Type Material Collected by Doderlein in 1879-81
- Yukimitsu Imahara
- 25 May 2013
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. doederleini… Expand
A novel allergen in the soft coral which resembles to green fluorescent protein families