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By C. Hellio, D. Yebra

ISBN-10: 1420094904

ISBN-13: 9781420094909

A precis of present study and its functional implications, this publication discusses marine fouling organisms and their effect, checking out and improvement of antifouling coatings, advancements in chemically-active marine antifouling applied sciences, and new floor ways to the regulate of marine biofouling. It offers an authoritative evaluate of modern advances in realizing the biology of fouling organisms, the newest advancements on antifouling screening options either within the box and within the laboratory, examine on more secure energetic compounds and the growth on unhazardous coatings with tailored floor houses.

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Hellio et al. 2005; Qi et al. 2008). By comparing laboratory assays of non-destructive surface extracts containing non-polar compounds with whole-cell extracts, it was concluded that the latter are a poor predictor of ecological function. In this context, knowledge of the chemical ecology of putative natural antifoulants can help to identify those that hold most promise as chemical leads for antifouling applications. , Dworjanyn et al. 1999; Steinberg et al. 2001). Extracting whole organisms or tissues is arguably an unnecessary complication.

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