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Title

Biological activity of extracts from some Mediterranean Macrophytes

AuthorsBallesteros, Enric ; Martin, Daniel ; Uriz, María Jesús
Issue Date1992
PublisherWalter de Gruyter
CitationBotanica Marina 35(2) : 481- 485 (1992)
AbstractSeventy one species of marine macrophytes from the Central Mediterranean have been screened for the production of antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, cytotoxic and antimitotic compounds. Sixty five of the species displayed some kind of activity and most of them were active on more than one organism or cell tested. Antifungal activity was the most widespread (70% of the plants), whilst the incidence of antibacterial activity was extraordinarily low (6% of the plants). Of the plants tested 21% showed antiviral activity, 35% were cytotoxic and nearly 50% had antimitotic properties. The maximum level of activity was found among the Chlorophyfa; some members of the Bryopsidales (Flabellia petiolata, Caulerpa prolifera, Halimeda tuna) were the most active species. Most of the dominant species in Mediterranean phytobenthic communities (Corallina elongata, Lithophyllurn lichenoides, Phyllophora crispa, Cystoseira spp., Halopteris spp., Codium spp., Halimeda tuna, Valonia utricularis, Posidonia oceanica, Zostera noltii and Cyrnodocea nodosa) exhibited strong antifungal properties.
Description5 páginas, 1 tabla
Publisher version (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/botm.1992.35.6.481
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/39793
DOI10.1515/botm.1992.35.6.481
ISSN0006-8055
E-ISSN1437-4323
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