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The chemical ecology of cyanobacteria

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Covering: up to September 2011

This review covers the literature on the chemically mediated ecology of cyanobacteria, including ultraviolet radiation protection, feeding-deterrence, allelopathy, resource competition, and signalling. To highlight the chemical and biological diversity of this group of organisms, evolutionary and chemotaxonomical studies are presented. Several technologically relevant aspects of cyanobacterial chemical ecology are also discussed.

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The article was received on 01 Oct 2011 and first published on 12 Jan 2012

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2NP00075J
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2012,29, 372-391

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    The chemical ecology of cyanobacteria

    P. N. Leão, N. Engene, A. Antunes, W. H. Gerwick and V. Vasconcelos, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2012, 29, 372
    DOI: 10.1039/C2NP00075J

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