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Mycosporine-like amino acids and related gadusols: Biosynthesis, accumulation, and UV-protective functions in aquatic organisms

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dc.contributor Australian Institute Of Marine Science
dc.contributor University Of Maine System
dc.contributor Univ Maine
dc.contributor Sch Marine Sci
dc.contributor Dept Biol Sci
dc.contributor University Of Maine
dc.contributor Australian Inst Marine Sci
dc.contributor University Of Maine Orono
dc.contributor Australian Institute Of Marine Science (aims) en
dc.contributor.author DUNLAP, WC
dc.contributor.author SHICK, JM
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-21T01:11:30Z
dc.date.accessioned 2013-02-28T06:46:55Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-21T01:11:30Z
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-08T02:08:38Z
dc.date.available 2013-02-28T06:46:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-21T01:11:30Z
dc.date.available 2013-02-28T06:46:55Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-08T02:08:38Z
dc.date.issued 2002-01-01
dc.identifier 5853 en
dc.identifier.citation Shick JM and Dunlap WC (2002) Mycosporine-like amino acids and related gadusols: biosynthesis, accumulation, and UV-protective functions in aquatic organisms. Annual Review of Physiology. 64: 223-262. en
dc.identifier.issn 0066-4278
dc.identifier.uri http://epubs.aims.gov.au/11068/5853
dc.description Link to abstract/full text - http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.physiol.64.081501.155802 en
dc.description.abstract Organisms living in clear, shallow water are exposed to the damaging wavelengths of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) coincident with the longer wavelengths of photosynthetically available radiation (PAR) also necessary for vision. With the general exception of bacteria, taxonomically diverse marine and freshwater organisms have evolved the capacity to synthesize or accumulate UV-absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs), presumably for protection against environmental UVR. This review highlights the evidence for this UV-protective role while also considering other attributed functions, including reproductive and osmotic regulation and vision. Probing the regulation and biosynthesis of MAAs provides insight to the physiological evolution and utility of UV protection and of biochemically associated antioxidant defenses.
dc.description.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.physiol.64.081501.155802 en
dc.language English
dc.language en en
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dc.relation.ispartof Annual Review of Physiology - pages: 64: 223-262 en
dc.relation.uri http://data.aims.gov.au/metadataviewer/uuid/fdaa47cf-9cdf-401f-a504-4118662e3b6e en
dc.relation.uri http://data.aims.gov.au/metadataviewer/uuid/2c5e2c5a-8dd4-4666-a765-b6bd0e5df1ec en
dc.subject Coral Pocillopora-damicornis
dc.subject Urchin Strongylocentrotus-droebachiensis
dc.subject Algae
dc.subject Shikimate Pathway
dc.subject Corals
dc.subject Marine Organisms
dc.subject Sunscreens
dc.subject Physiology
dc.subject B Radiation
dc.subject Symbiosis
dc.subject Photosynthetically Active Radiation
dc.subject Solar Ultraviolet-radiation
dc.subject Absorbing Compounds
dc.subject Photooxidative Stress
dc.subject Chondrus-crispus Florideophyceae
dc.subject Oxidative Stress
dc.title Mycosporine-like amino acids and related gadusols: Biosynthesis, accumulation, and UV-protective functions in aquatic organisms
dc.type journal article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1146/annurev.physiol.64.081501.155802 en
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000174713000010


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