Eisenia bicyclis ( )
Eisenia bicyclis (Kjellman) Setchell 1905: 129
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1905). Post-embryonal stages of the Laminariaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 2: 115-138.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ecklonia bicyclis Kjellman
Ecklonia bicyclis Kjellman
Ecklonia wrightii Harvey 1860
Compounds derived from this species can be a potential source of natural antibacterial agents and a pharmaceutical component against acne-related bacteria (Lee et al. 2014). Antiviral activity (Eom et al., 2015). - (17 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Eisenia bicyclis (Kjellman) Setchell)
Japanese: Arame, Kajimi, Sagarame (Madlener 1977).
Source of current name
Rothman, M.D., Mattio, L., Wernberg, T., Anderson, R.J., Uwai, S., Mohring, M.B. & Bolton, J.J. (2015). A molecular investigation of the genus Ecklonia (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) with special focus on the southern hemisphere. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 236-246.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
Cho, G.Y. (2010). Laminariales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 175-196. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Eom, S.-H., Moon, S.-Y., Lee, D.-S., Kim, H.-J., Park, K., Lee, E.-W., Kim, T.H., Chung, Y.-H. Lee, M.-S. & Kim, Y.-M. (2015). In vitro antiviral activity of dieckol and phlorofucofuroeckol-A isolated from edible brown alga Eisenia bicyclis against murine norovirus. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 30(3): 241-246.
Kurata, K., Taniguchi, K., Shiraishi, K. & Suzuki, M. (1990). A C Sterol from the brown alga Eisenia bicyclis.. Phytochemistry 29: 3678-3680.
Kurata, K., Taniguchi, K., Shiraishi, K. & Suzuki, M. (1990). A C26 Sterol from the brown alga Eisenia bicyclis. Phytochemistry 29: 3678-3680.
Lee, J.-H., Eom, S.-H., Lee, E.-H., Jung, Y.-J., Kim, H.-J., Jo, M.-R., Son, K.-T., Lee, H.-J., Kim, J.H., Lee, M.-S. & Kim, Y.-M. (2014). In vitro antibacterial and synergistic effect of phlorotannins isolated from edible brown seaweed Eisenia bicyclis against acne-related bacteria. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(1): 47-55.
Maegawa, M. & Kida, W. (1987). Studies on the production structure of Eisenia bicyclis and Ecklonia cava communities. Japanese Journal of Phycology 35: 34-40.
Maegawa, M., Kida, W., Yokohama, Y. & Aruga, Y. (1988). Comparative studies on critical light conditions for young Eisenia bicyclis and Ecklonia cava. Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 166-174.
Maegawa, M., Yokohama, Y. & Aruga, Y. (1987). Critical light conditions for young Ecklonia cava and Eisenia bicyclis with reference to photosynthesis. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 12: 447-455.
Muraoka, D. (2009). Eisenia bicyclis bed coverage off Oshika Peninsula, Japan, in relation to sporophyte survival and Strongylocentrotus nudus abundance. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 19: 395-401, 7 figs.
Notoya, M. & Aruga, Y. (1990). Tissue culture from the explant of stipe of Eisenia bicyclis (Kjellman) Setchell (Laminariales, Phaeophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 387-390.
Sakanishi, Y., Yokohama, Y. & Aruga, Y. (1988). Photosyntheis measurement of blade segments of brown algae Ecklonia cava Kjellman and Eisenia bicyclis Setchell. Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 24-28.
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