By J. Alan Maschek, Bill J. Baker (auth.), Dr. Charles D. Amsler (eds.)
This is the 1st ever e-book committed totally to the chemical ecology of algae. Algae from either marine and freshwater habitats are lined, as are macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae (including phytoplankton). whereas its major emphasis is at the ecological instead of chemical points of the sector, the ebook additionally incorporates a specific introductory bankruptcy meant as a primer on algal ordinary items chemistry for ecologists. It elucidates the jobs of chemical defenses in quite a few areas and habitats, of DMSP, oxidative burst responses, and herbivore offense. subject matters similar to algal sensory chemical ecology and defenses opposed to ultraviolet radiation also are taken care of, and an creation to the chemical ecology of phytoplankton is provided.
Focusing on fresh advances and likewise on issues quite worthy for undergraduate and graduate point classes, Algal Chemical Ecology is designed for learn biologists operating within the box in addition to marine ecologists and algal biologists looking an introductory guide.
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Schlegeli (Nagle and Paul 1999); pitipeptolide deters the sea urchin Echinometra mathaei, the amphipods Parhyale hawaiensis and Cymadusa imbroglio and the crab Menaethius monoceros (Cruz-Rivera and Paul 2007); microcolin A and B, ypaoamide, malyngolide, curacin A, debromoaplysiatoxin, and malyngamide A and B inhibit the mollusk Stylocheilus longicauda (Nagle et al. 1998); malyngamide A and B, and malyngolide inhibit the fishes Siganus spinus and S. schlegeli (Thacker et al. 1997) The crude extract from Guam specimens inhibits fishes and a mixture of cyclic peptides containing laxaphycin A deters feeding by the fish Scarus schiegeii, the sea urchin Diadema savignyi, and the crab Leptodius sp.
2000b) Crude extract and a diterpenoid inhibit fishes and the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus (Barbosa et al. 2004) Crude extract from Bahamas specimens inhibits the sea urchin A. C. P. , South America, Africa, South-west Asia, Asia, South-east Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and Pacific Is. , South-west Asia, Asia, South-east Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and Pacific Is. , South America, Africa, South-west Asia, South-east Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and Pacific Is. Laurencia Liagora L.
Rhomboides (Bolser and Hay 1996). Pachydictyol A, dictyol B acetate, dictyol E, and dictyodial, also obtained from the same specimens, cause larval mortality, abnormal development, and reduced growth in bryozoans and hydroid species (Schmitt et al. 1998) Species reported from all around the world but is possibly Low susceptibility to reef fishes in Florida and produces secondary metabolites (Paul and Hay 1986). , North Carolina: Pachydictyol A inhibits the fish Diplodus holbrooki. This compound and dictyol B inhibit the sea urchin A.