Biosynthesis and bioactivity of Cynara cardunculus L. guaianolides and hydroxycinnamic acids: a geno... Pharmaceutical aptitude of Cladophora: A comprehensive review. For those reasons, there is obvious interest in limiting neuronal damage. Mechanisms and strategies used in order to protect against neuronal injury, apoptosis, dysfunction, and degeneration in the central nervous system are recognized as neuroprotection. These results are in agreement with the claims of the health care industry and indigenous medicine that the stated seaweeds could be used as an effective remedy for inflammation-related symptoms and they can be good criteria for reducing effect of inflammation as well as inducing analgesic effect. The production of various unique extracellular secondary metabolites known as lichen substances is the result of this symbiosis. All content in this area was uploaded by Dhanish Joseph on Feb 18, 2019. All rights reserved. Water treatment: the cell walls of S. muticum contains alginates and fucoidans. There are a number of reports that show the nutritional and medicinal benefits of seaweeds. usefulness in endocrinology. These benefits are very favorable for the cosmetic products that are now being made in Mexico with the algae. Immunotherapy with Chinese Medicinal Herbs. The polysaccharide fraction of the alga was separated and investigated for its radical scavenging activities and the results compared with those of commercial fucoidans (Fucus vesiculosus and Undaria pinnatifida), BHA and -tocopherol. marine meadows. Owing to the variety of secondary metabolites, species of this group possess antioxidant anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive, anti-parasitic, anti-microbial, anti-cancer and cytotoxicity activities. This project has been created with the idea of helping the neediest people who for some reason, don’t have a house or theirs is in terrible conditions to live properly. EA fraction of S. marginatum exhibited higher total antioxidant activity of 39.62 mg ascorbic acid equivalent/g extract (or 0.31 mg ascorbic acid equivalent/g seaweed on dry weight basis) among the all the fractions. Sargassum seaweeds produce abundant biomass in China and have long been used as herbal medicine and food. The present uses of seaweeds at present are as human foods, cosmetics, fertilisers, and for the extraction of industrial gums and chemicals. UV-Vis spe… African J Biotechnol. Introduction. A further extension of this ability of some seaweeds to take up heavy metals is to use them to remove heavy metals in cleaning up wastewater. Sargassum bricks are manufactured with the same technique as adobe bricks. The coastlines with rocky shores at Java Island Indonesia, Gunung Kidul (Yogyakarta) and Jepara (Central Java), have abundant resources of brown algae Sargassum sp. In India Sargassum sp. Overview Information Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed. These are some of the most interesting uses of sargassum. The effects of treatments on TPC and antioxidant activities were analysed using analysis of variance models. Faced with this natural phenomenon, different industries and specialists have highlighted some of the benefits that sargassum has. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. When Sargassum loses its buoyancy, it sinks to the seafloor, providing energy in the form of carbon to fishes and invertebrates in the deep sea, thus serving as a potentially important addition to deep-sea food web. In vitro antioxidant activity of methanolic extracts from all the three seaweeds showed an increase with increasing concentration indicating the dose dependency of these properties. This process occurs not only in plant cells but also in, Abstract On the other hand, metabolomics provides insight into how these metabolites Seaweed offers many health benefits that have been detailed below. Little effort, however, has been made to explore the antioxidant potential of the algae harvested from these area. Under this same line, cup and menu holders for restaurants are also produced with sargassum. The highest antioxidant activity was found at S. hystrix from Gunung Kidul area harvested during dry season. Plant-mediated synthesis of nanomaterials has been increasingly gaining popularity due to its eco-friendly nature and cost-effectiveness. A sargassum bloom the width of the Atlantic Ocean caused havoc on beaches, but locals in Mexico and the Caribbean are fast finding ways to turn … Addressing this challenge, relevant genes in cynaropicrin biosynthesis, as well as in chlorogenic acid biosynthesis have been widely studied. In agriculture, algae are used as sources of nitrate and potash for fertilization. It is justified to be suggested for further research such as algal extract fractionation and purification and in vivo studies in order to formulate natural compounds with antitumor activities. The increasing of DPPH-RSA and FIC were proportional to TPC. 1988 Mar; 25(3): 125-9. People use the whole plant to make medicine. 2 Bio Convergence center, Jeju Technopark, Jeju 690-756, Korea. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. If anything characterizes Mexicans is the enormous creativity and adaptability that they have. metabolites of lichens have been discovered, most of them being exclusively present in lichens. Also, many biologically active compounds like terpenoids, flavonoids, sterols, sulfated polysaccharides, polyphenols, sargaquinoic acids, sargachromenol, pheophytine were isolated from different Sargassum species. have been reported form Vietnam for the preparation of tea and source of iodine, whereas in China and Korea it is used for chronic gastric ulcer, lump, dropsy, swollen and painful scrotum, and urination problems. A review of new and promising therapeutic strategies for the prevention of AD is discussed which includes estrogen replacement therapy and anti-inflammatory therapeutics. Therefore, numerous efforts have been undertaken in this species to unveil the biosynthetic pathways of such compounds, by means of genomic and biochemical approaches, which could support advances, via breeding programs, in C. cardunculus chemical composition and, consequently, in the improvement of its extracts biological activity. Chinese medicinal herbs in the treatment of viral hepatitis. S. swartzii extract showed acute anti-inflammatory effect in both edemas in hind paw induced by carrageenan and peritonitis models, while U. reticulata extract only showed this effect on peritonitis. Nevertheless, these extracts had lower activity when compared with BHT and EDTA as positive control of RSA-DPPH and FIC, respectively. Sargassum serves as a primary nursery area for a variety of commercially important fishes such as mahi mahi, jacks, and amberjacks. Sargassum species and usefulness in endocrinology, Studies on the analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Sargassum swartzii (Turner) C. 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A post shared by Bruno Lardelli (@brunolardelli) on Jun 19, 2019 at 4:17pm PDT. Arzneimittelforschung. Many Chinese herbalists prescribe powdered Sargassum —either the species S. pallidum, or more rarely, hijiki, S. fusiforme —in doses of 0.5 gram dissolved in warm water and drunk as a tea. Moreover, the sample exhibited a dose-dependent activity on hydrogen peroxide scavenging activity in the V79-4 cell line. antipyretic, analgesic, antiviral, antidiabetic, namely antioxidant, antitumoral, hepatoprotective, antimicrobial and anti-hyperlipidemic effects. Neuroprotection could be achieved through several classes of natural and synthetic neuroprotective agents. This review focuses The polar and nonpolar extracts of the brown alga Sargassum wightii (Greville) J. Agardh, collected during winter (November–January), spring (February–April), summer (May–July) and autumn (August–October) were evaluated for anti-inflammatory activity using carrageenan-induced paw edema in rats. But, what can sargassum seaweed be used for? Sargassum fulvellum, a marine brown alga, is a popular low priced edible plant in Korean markets. The algae that are used go through an elaborate process of cleaning and disinfection and blends with pineapple, honey, rosemary and anise. Liu L, Heinrich M, Myers S, Dworjanyn SA (2012) Towards a better understanding of medicinal uses of the brown seaweed Sargassum in Traditional Chinese Medicine: a phytochemical and pharmacological review. This paper reviews the literature related to the elicitation process and metabolomics, providing an evaluation of their results. Hence, the present study was undertaken to explain the lichens as the important potential sources of bioactive secondary metabolites. For some years now, around Tulum area, farmers’ families have been using sargassum to fertilize their crops. Although, New discoveries on the benefits of bioactive compounds derived from plants have prompted the modification and enrichment of foods Harvested products don’t lose their texture, flavor, aroma or properties that characterize them. In the United States, AD is the leading cause of a loss of independent living and subsequent institutionalization. These are nutritious and rich source of Pharmaceutical approaches that delay the progression of the disease, such as antioxidants, are discussed as well as therapeutic strategies for improvement of cognitive function in AD patients, including the new generation of compounds aimed at enhancing cholinergic function. Knowing all this, Mexicans got their hands to work to take advantage of the sargassum that is arriving at the coasts, and turn it into eco-friendly products. The most effective antitumor activity has been shown at concentrations 500 microg/ml and 400 microg/ml of the alga extract against Daudi and K562 cell lines, respectively. Elicitation, in both biotic and abiotic forms, is an innovative tool which activates and improves the production of secondary metabolites From fertilizer to food, locals are experimenting with new uses … Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. Enhancing Secondary Metabolites (Emphasis on Phenolics and Antioxidants) in Plants through Elicitati... Rankovic B., Kosanic M. Lichens as a Potential Source of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites. Among the fractions obtained from different seaweeds, EA fraction of S. marginatum showed higher DPPH scavenging activity of 23.16%; while PE fraction of T. conoides exhibited lower deoxyribose activity of 47.81%. benefits of different Sargassum species. Higher phenolic content (49.16 mg gallic acid equivalent/g extract or 0.86 mg GAE/g of seaweed on dry weight basis) was noticed in aqueous fraction of T. conoides. These treatments were extract types (cytoplasmic and membrane bound), harvest sites (Gunung Kidul and Jepara), harvest seasons (dry and rainy) and various Sargassum species. Ijppr.Human, 201, may attack macromolecules such as membrane lipids, proteins and DNA which leads to many, inherited antioxidant defense system in, 6-sulfonate (ABTS) radical scavenging, NO scav, scavenging activity and hydroxyl radical scavenging activity in dose, (5E,9E,13E)-6,10,4-trimethylpentadeca-5,9,13-trien-2,12-dione. The aim of this study was to illustrate the numerous elicitors derived from phosphatidylinositol 3 kinases, a key signaling molecule. In St Lucia one entrepreneur is turning it into a plant tonic, while in Barbados a fertiliser project is underway. Hair strengthening treatments, as well as makeup, moisturizing creams and sunscreens are some of the products that are being produced. The ethno-medicinal uses of Sargassum sp. The first cocktail drink based on this seaweed has been created. Natural cosmetics have an increasing presence in the market, and now Mexican entrepreneurs have begun some innovations in the area developing products made out of sargassum. According to exhaustive investigations around sargassum, it’s now known that the seaweed was widely used in the 17th century to combat joint pains and skin diseases. The polysaccharide fraction of S. fulvellum showed a promising DPPH radical scavenging activity than did other fucoidans. Sargassum tenerrimum has been used for the production of bio-oil by hydrothermal liquefaction in water sub-critical conditions at a temperature range of 260–300 °C for reaction time 15 min. shows cytotoxic activity against lymphoblastic leukemia 1301 cells. Let us wow you with inspiration! Guaianolides and hydroxycinnamic acids, mainly represented by cynaropicrin and chlorogenic acid, constitute the major secondary metabolites in leaves (9.5% and 10.4% dry weight, respectively). Mr. Cavendish Atwell, an 82 year old entrepreneur, finds a use for the sargassum seaweed which is inundating Barbadian beaches. Recently, an increasing number of studies have identified neuroprotective properties of chitosan and its derivatives; however, there are some significant challenges that must be overcome for the success of this approach. Overview Information Solomon's seal is an herb. The process of elicitation is beneficial as it helps trigger physiological A post shared by Sargánico (@sarganico_), A post shared by Bruno Lardelli (@brunolardelli), Fall Travel Deals: Take Advantage of Black Friday Sales. The antioxidant activities of Sargassum were influenced by types of extracts, harvest sites, seasons and species. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and accounts for one-half to three-fourths of all cases of dementia. These compounds exist within the thalli and typically form crystals on the surface of the fungal hyphae. Other algae species used for the same purpose could be starting points for the discovery of original antibacterial compounds. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have been shown to have beneficial association … Approximately 4 million Americans are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease—which results in greater than $100 billion dollars in health care costs. Antitumor drug resistance and side effects of antitumor compounds are the most common problems in medicine. There were four treatments and three replicates. in medicine is very Once clean, they spread the sargassum in the sowing area and cover it with a layer of sawdust. It’s a friendly material, as it avoids the use of trees and gives a new life to this seaweed. It can be seen around the world and the The algae that are used go through an elaborate process of cleaning and disinfection and blends with pineapple, honey, rosemary and anise. The final section addresses the issue of the genetic linkages of AD, the impact of transgenic and gene knockout mouse models of AD on research in the field and the potential use of gene therapy to treat AD. 1 877 845 3795. Therefore, it’s not surprising that some entrepreneurs and brands have used to good advantage the arrival of sargassum to create different kinds of products and innovations with it. Afterward, the sun and the rain do the rest. 2014 Jan-Jun; 8(15): 1, Sargassum species is a group of big marine algae. The results showed that the extracts of brown alga Sargassum oligocystum have remarkable antitumor activity against K562 and Daudi cell lines. Here are some examples of the most practical and creative uses of sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean. Effect of hexane, methanol and butanol extracts was measured at a dose of 100 mg/kg from 1st–4th hour of inflammation. mainly on the phytochemical, therapeutic potential and health Sargassum, also called gulfweed or sea holly, genus of about 150 species of brown algae (family Sargassaceae) generally attached to rocks along coasts in temperate regions or occurring as pelagic (free-floating) algae in the open sea. Aquaculture techniques used for high biomass production to fulfill commercial demand are also discussed. All extracts were non-toxic up to 1 mg/ml in brine shrimp and 500 mg/kg in mice. coastal people have used it as food for years. is used for the treatment They claim that sargassum is much better than fertilizer sold in stores. It is sometimes used to make medicine. This difference could probably be related to seasonal variation due to nutrient availability thereby affecting synthesis of chemical constituents required for growth of the alga. interesting. The pharmacological activity of Sargassum extracts and research of its bioactive constituents provide scientific evidence that underpins the traditional therapeutical claims made for Sargassum such as furuncle and abscesses (Liu et al., 2012). All the extracts of winter collection exhibited significant (P < 0.001) anti-inflammatory property (∼ 80%) as compared to those of summer collection (34–59%). This method allowed the synthesis of nanoparticles, which was confirmed by ultraviolet-visible (UV-Vis) spectrophotometry and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). It protects eyes and has anti-coagulant properties. 4 Neuroscience Center, … Sargassum species are brown macroalgae found in shallow The FIC in extract concentration of 3.3 mg mL -1 were in the range of 2.0512.51 and 26.77-68.80 % for cytoplasmic and membrane bound extract, respectively. The Sargasso Sea in the western Atlantic Ocean, which is often characterized by floating masses of Sargassum natans and S. fluitans, is named for the seaweed. There are some potential uses for Sargassum muticum. Clinical trials are generally lacking to support definitive therapeutic recommendations for seaweeds. This review provides a description of the cognitive and neuropathological features of AD and the challenge that aging populations around the globe pose to health care systems and to societies. The presence of iodine in sargassum is used … ResearchGate has not been able to resolve any citations for this publication. This only S. swartzii extract showed chronic anti-inflammatory effects (at the dose of 175 and 350 mg/kg body weight). It is also used in aquaculture as feed for juvenile sea cucumbers. Nature is giving the coasts of the Mexican Caribbean a unique raw material: sargassum. These species have medicinal uses that closely correspond to common contemporary health problems in the study area today (SOM text, section 3). Int J. polysaccharide extract from the brown alga, models. © All rights are reserved by RINU K A et al. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of methanolic extracts of the brown seaweed Sargassum swartzii (Turner) C. Agardh (Phaeophyta) and green seaweed Ulva reticulata Forsskal (Chlorophyta) were examined. 1, from the plastoquinones. 1 Department of Clinical Pathology, Cheju Halla University, Jeju 690-708, Korea. modifications and stimulates stress-induced protective responses in plants. J Clin Lab Immunol. of prevalent non-communicable diseases. Reversal of cyclophosphamide- induced immune suppression by administration of fractionated Astragalus membranaceus in vivo. II. 2011;10:2308. It is noteworthy, that polar butanolic extract collected during winter season was most effective (86.7%) in reducing carrageenan-induced edema in rats as compared to reference drugs aspirin (79.4%) and ibuprofen (57.3%). This has been successfully implemented using brown seaweeds such as Sargassum, Laminaria and Ecklonia, and the green seaweeds Ulva and Enteromorpha. pharmaceutical and nutraceutical areas. Tropical brown algae have proven to produce a very effective antioxidant defence system due to the strong UV radiation in the tropical environment. Traditional uses of Sargassum include gathering seaweed from beaches, washing the salt out and spreading it below banana trees as fertiliser. These compounds evidence biological activity, Cladophora is a group of macroscopic green algae with over 183 species. It helps in improving digestive health, dental health, cardiovascular health, and maintaining healthy skin and hair. Medicinal Uses. In this short article, the authors summarize and discuss on Sargassum spp. In the present study, we synthesized silver (Ag) nanoparticles using aqueous extracts of fresh leaves of Impatiens balsamina and Lantana camara medicinal plants as bioreducing agents. However, considering the side effects of synthetic neuroprotective agents, the search for natural neuroprotective agents has received great attention. The Total Phenolic Content (TPC) of the extracts were evaluated by using Follin Ciocalteau reagent, while antioxidant activities were evaluated by using 2,2-Diphenyl-1-Picrylhydrzyl Radical Scavenging Activity (DPPH-RSA) and Ferrous Ion-Chelating (FIC) ability. Related Content: The Bermudian Magazine article Saving the Sargasso written by Karen Border, Photos Philippe Rouja These isolated active compounds Many bioactive compounds, such as PUFAs, peptides, polyphenols, vitamins, minerals, and polysaccharides have been identified and isolated from seaweeds. Findings of in - vitro studies show that Sargassum species have several therapeutical uses as. Their characteristic fatty acid (FA) profiles and related potential function in promoting cardiovascular health (CVH) have not been systematically investigated. Full exploration of these elicitors in plants will provide academic and scientific information to support the species. Sargassum species are tropical and sub-tropical brown macroalgae (seaweed) of shallow marine meadow. They have the potential to be used as a source of long- and short-chain chemicals with medicinal and industrial uses. Sargassum horneri is an edible brown algae and has been used as a medicinal herb to treat inflammatory diseases, heart diseases, and goiters in traditional Chinese medicine [15, 16… The health benefits of seaweed include its ability to manage obesity, diabetes, influenza, and radiation poisoning. They take advantage of seaweed as a natural fertilizer and herbicide to improve the harvest of products such as corn, squash, chili and beans. scavengers than were the commercial antioxidants, BHA and -tocopherol. The research was performed as an in vitro study. antioxidative treatment. For example, it contains alginic acid, which can be applied as a thickener and emulsifier in the food industry; it has cellulose and hemicellulose, which are raw materials of paper; it generates ethanol, one of the main compounds for biofuel; and it was discovered that its properties also make it an excellent fertilizer. Cynara cardunculus health benefits have aroused much interest, leading to the discovery of valuable bioactive compounds with a crucial role in plant defence. Reducing power of crude methanolic extract increased with increasing concentration. Citation: RINU K A et al. 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