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Callophyllis japonica Okamura 1895

Publication details
Callophyllis japonica Okamura in De Toni & Okamura 1895: 77, pl. XVI: figs 13-17

Published in: De Toni, G.B. & Okamura, K. (1895). Neue meeresalgen aus Japan. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 12: 72-78, Plate XVI.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callophyllis is Callophyllis variegata (Bory) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
See comments in Clarkston & Saunders (2012: 49). - (27 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Results of study on C. japonica show that CJE inhibits LPS-induced inflammation by blocking MAPK pathways in macrophages (Ryu et al., 2014). - (26 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shima, Enoshima, Suruga, Totumi, Boshu (rocks at low tide) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: SAP herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 750).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Ryu, B.M., Choi, I.-W., Qian, Z.-J., Heo, S.-J., Kang, D.-H., Oh, C., Jeon, Y.-J., Jang, C.H., Park, W.S., Kang, K.-H., Je, J.-Y., Kim, S.-K., Kim, Y.-M., Ko, S.-C., Kim, G.H. & Jung, W.-K. (2014). Anti-inflammatory effect of polyphenol-rich extract from the red alga Callophyllis japonica in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophages. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 343-353.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 January 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Ryu, B.M., Choi, I.-W., Qian, Z.-J., Heo, S.-J., Kang, D.-H., Oh, C., Jeon, Y.-J., Jang, C.H., Park, W.S., Kang, K.-H., Je, J.-Y., Kim, S.-K., Kim, Y.-M., Ko, S.-C., Kim, G.H. & Jung, W.-K. (2014). Anti-inflammatory effect of polyphenol-rich extract from the red alga Callophyllis japonica in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophages. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 343-353.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2020.

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