By Charles D. Amsler
This is often the 1st ever publication committed fullyyt 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 facets of the sector, the booklet additionally contains a designated introductory bankruptcy meant as a primer on algal traditional items chemistry for ecologists. It elucidates the jobs of chemical defenses in a variety of areas and habitats, of DMSP, oxidative burst responses, and herbivore offense. subject matters corresponding to algal sensory chemical ecology and defenses opposed to ultraviolet radiation also are handled, and an creation to the chemical ecology of phytoplankton is equipped. concentrating on fresh advances and in addition on subject matters really important 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 advisor.
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5l, m), are a series of halogenated furanones from Delisea pulchra (Kazlauskas et al. 1977) that have been shown to interfere with signaling in bacteria and provide an antifouling defense (Kjelleberg and Steinberg 2001) by functioning as an intracellular signal antagonist (Rasmussen et al. 2000). 2 Natural Products Chemistry of Phaeophyta More than 1,140 secondary metabolites have been reported from Phaeophyceae. The characteristic compounds of these brown algae include diterpenes, phlorotannins, and small C11 acetogenins, all with very little halogenation (Blunt et al.
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Algal Chemical Ecology by Charles D. Amsler