Codium


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Codium

 

a genus of marine green algae of the class Siphoneae. The thallus is spherical, cushion-shaped or fruticose, 5–50 cm high, and consists of slender, interwoven threads that end in a layer of large, elongated sacs containing chloroplasts. Reproduction is by heterogamy, and meiosis occurs in gametangia. All species of Codium live in warm and temperate seas.

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Caulerpin was also isolated from other algae: green codium decorticatum [7], Halimeda incrossate [8] and red Laurencia majuscule [9], Hypnea concornis [9], Caloglossa leprieuri [9, 10] and Chondia armata [11].
'Researchers from the University of Santo Tomas found that polysaccharides extracted from Codium species, locally known as pukpuklo [a seasonally available seaweed], are effective against cancer cells and destructive enzymes associated with cancer metastasis,' said a press statement released by DOST.
Environmental tolerance of the two invasive species Ciona intestinalis and Codium fragile: their invasive potential along a temperate coast.
Ross Dizon Vasquez, evaluated the inhibitory potential of the polysaccharides fractions isolated from Codium species.
Stenophagous, herbivorous sea slugs attack desiccation-prone, green algal hosts (Codium spp.): indirect evidence of prey-stress models (PSMs)?
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Photosynthesis in Codium fragile (Chlorophyta) from a Nova Scotia estuary: Responses to desiccation and hyposalinity.
The rates for 0.25%, 0.5%, and 2.5% concentrations of Codium fragile methanol extract were [greater than or equal to]79.4% at 12, 24, and 48 h; this extract was considered non-larvicidal (Table 1).
Similarly, crystalline Ag nanoparticles were biosynthesized from Codium capitatum to produce spherical and cubic nanoparticles ranging in size from 3 to 44 nm, with a mean particle size of 30 nm [95].