New antibacterial compounds from Ulva fasciata (Gray)

Chakraborty, Kajal and Lipton, A P and Paulraj, R (2007) New antibacterial compounds from Ulva fasciata (Gray). Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (194). pp. 11-12.


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Chlorophytan seaweeds, popularly known as green algae, identified in both intertidal and deep water regions of the seas, are of immense bioactive value. A wide range of antimicrobial compounds from green algae, viz., terpenses, polyphenolic compounds and steroids have been detected from various parts of the world. Ulva fasciata, a green alga belonging to the family Ulvaceae commonly known as "sea lettuce" that grows in seashore of south India and coastal regions of Asia- Pacific and Arabian Sea.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: antibacterial compounds; Ulva fasciata
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition
Fish and Fisheries > Biochemical Study
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 11:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20

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