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Allelopathic Activity of the Iron Chelator Anachelin - A Molecular Hybrid with a Dual Mode of Action


De Sarkar, Suman; Blom, Judith F; Bethuel, Yann; Jüttner, Friedrich; Gademann, Karl (2016). Allelopathic Activity of the Iron Chelator Anachelin - A Molecular Hybrid with a Dual Mode of Action. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 99(10):760-773.

Abstract

One of the compounds suggested to be responsible for the cyanobacterial dominance over competing green algae is identified. Evidence is provided on the molecular, chemical level that the iron chelator anachelin from the cyanobacterium Anabaena cylindrica promotes both the growth of cyanobacteria and reduces the growth of competing chlorophytes. These results illustrate a molecular strategy of addressing two challenges (nutrient availability and algal competition) by one molecule. Such strategies could be implied in harmful algal blooms in marine and freshwater environments.

Abstract

One of the compounds suggested to be responsible for the cyanobacterial dominance over competing green algae is identified. Evidence is provided on the molecular, chemical level that the iron chelator anachelin from the cyanobacterium Anabaena cylindrica promotes both the growth of cyanobacteria and reduces the growth of competing chlorophytes. These results illustrate a molecular strategy of addressing two challenges (nutrient availability and algal competition) by one molecule. Such strategies could be implied in harmful algal blooms in marine and freshwater environments.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Department of Chemistry
07 Faculty of Science > Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
Dewey Decimal Classification:540 Chemistry
Uncontrolled Keywords:Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Drug Discovery, Catalysis
Language:English
Date:2016
Deposited On:09 Feb 2017 15:08
Last Modified:19 Aug 2018 08:19
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
ISSN:0018-019X
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/hlca.201600123

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