Caulerpa


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Caulerpa

 

a genus of green algae of the order Siphonales.There are about 60 species inhabiting tropical and subtropicalseas. The thallus of Caulerpa is a single polynuclear diploid cell, interlaced with trabeculae (siphon structure). A Caulerpa algaconsists of a spreading, branching portion up to 1 m long andrhizoids and vertical shoots up to 30 cm tall. Reproduction isboth sexual (isogamy) and vegetative (parts of the body breakaway).

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En Mallorca, la isla en la que he vivido durante tantos anos, recuerdan bien lo que fue la introduccion involuntaria en sus costas de la Caulerpa taxifolia--posiblemente por culpa, vaya paradoja, del Museo Oceanografico de Monaco--y las alarmas que genero esa invasion.
Influence of the density of Caulerpa prolifera (Chlorophyta) on the composition of the macrofauna in a meadow in Algeciras Bay (Southern Spain).
Studies on the order Bryopsidales of green seaweeds of the Caulerpa genus Lamouroux (1809), which is distributed in tropical areas to warm-temperate zones, revealed compositional complexity (galactose, glucose, arabinose, sulfate, xylose and uronic acid and traces of fucose residues) and high structural heterogeneity of their SPs exhibiting bioactivities (Hayakawa et al.
Of all items identified, five had the highest frequency of occurrence (% FO): Caulerpa filiformis "thread-like algae" (77.
binderi, Spatoglossum asperum, and Stokeyia indica, and the green alga Caulerpa racemosa, showed significant cytotoxic activity (Ara et al.
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Tracking the origin of the invading Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) with geographic profiling, a criminological technique for a killer alga.
En la escollera Oeste de Playa Paraiso, las algas estan sujetas a condiciones similares que las del Puerto Andres Sanchez Magallanes; alli se encontraron Caulerpa sertularioides f.
Anticoagulant activity of a sulfated polysaccharide isolated from the green seaweed Caulerpa cupressoides.
First record of Caulerpa cylindracea (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) in Andalusia (Southern Spain).
Caulerpenyne from Caulerpa taxifolia has an antiproliferative activity on tumor cell line SK-N-SH and modifies the microtubule network," Life Sciences, vol.