Life without a cell membrane: Challenging the specificity of bacterial endophytes within Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)

Life without a cell membrane: Challenging the specificity of bacterial endophytes within Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) BMC Microbiology 2011 11:255 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-255 Once again a link about the pest algae Bryopsis. This algae tends to plague many unstable reef aquariums. After someone treating a fungal infection in fish coincidentally noticed Bryopsis die-off in their tank, folks have been using fluconazole to treat […]

STEROL AND FATTY ACID COMPOSITIONS OF A MARINE ALGA BRYOPSIS PENNATA (BRYOPSIDOPHYCEAE, CHLOROPHYTA)

STEROL AND FATTY ACID COMPOSITIONS OF A MARINE ALGA BRYOPSIS PENNATA (BRYOPSIDOPHYCEAE, CHLOROPHYTA) Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 7(1): 73-82, January, 1994 This is a major pest algae in home salt water aquaria. Folks have been using fluconazole to treat it.  Apparently the theory is that it’s acting in some way to block ergosterols from […]