Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 12 (December 2015), Pages 7055-7475 Released

MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs:

Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 12 (December 2015), Pages 7055-7475

 

Table of Contents

 

Special Issue Metabolites in Diatoms

Article: Effects of Organic and Inorganic Nitrogen on the Growth and Production of Domoic Acid byPseudo-nitzschia multiseries and Paustralis (Bacillariophyceae) in Culture
by Véronique Martin-Jézéquel, Guillaume Calu, Leo Candela, Zouher Amzil, Thierry Jauffrais, Véronique Séchet and Pierre Weigel
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7067-7086; doi:10.3390/md13127055

 

Special Issue Emerging Marine Toxins

Review: Potential Threats Posed by New or Emerging Marine Biotoxins in UK Waters and Examination of Detection Methodologies Used for Their Control: Cyclic Imines
by Keith Davidson, Clothilde Baker, Cowan Higgins, Wendy Higman, Sarah Swan, Andrea Veszelovszki and Andrew D. Turner
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7087-7112; doi:10.3390/md13127057

Review: Potential Threats Posed by Tetrodotoxins in UK Waters: Examination of Detection Methodology Used in Their Control
by Andrew D. Turner, Cowan Higgins, Wendy Higman and James Hungerford
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7357-7376; doi:10.3390/md13127070

 

Special Issue Okadaic Acid and Dinophysis Toxins

Article: Influence of Temperature on Growth and Production of Pectenotoxin-2 by a Monoclonal Culture of Dinophysis caudata
by Leila Basti, Hajime Uchida, Ryoji Matsushima, Ryuichi Watanabe, Toshiyuki Suzuki, Toshifumi Yamatogi and Satoshi Nagai
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7124-7137; doi:10.3390/md13127061

Article: Generation of Internal-Image Functional Aptamers of Okadaic Acid via Magnetic-Bead SELEX
by Chao Lin, Zeng-Shan Liu, Dong-Xu Wang, Lin Li, Pan Hu, Sheng Gong, Yan-Song Li, Cheng Cui, Zong-Cheng Wu, Yang Gao, Yu Zhou, Hong-Lin Ren and Shi-Ying Lu
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7433-7445; doi:10.3390/md13127066

 

Special Issue Selected Papers from the 9th European Conference on Marine Natural Products

Conference Report: The 9th European Conference on Marine Natural Products
by RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel and Marcel Jaspars
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7150-7249; doi:10.3390/md13127059

Special Issue Marine Glycoconjugates

Article: Structure-Activity Relationship Study of the Neuritogenic Potential of the Glycan of Starfish Ganglioside LLG-3 
by Megumi Yamagishi, Ritsuko Hosoda-Yabe, Hideki Tamai, Miku Konishi, Akihiro Imamura, Hideharu Ishida, Tomio Yabe, Hiromune Ando and Makoto Kiso
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7250-7274; doi:10.3390/md13127062

Article: MytiLec, a Mussel R-Type Lectin, Interacts with Surface Glycan Gb3 on Burkitt’s Lymphoma Cells to Trigger Apoptosis through Multiple Pathways
by Imtiaj Hasan, Shigeki Sugawara, Yuki Fujii, Yasuhiro Koide, Daiki Terada, Naoya Iimura, Toshiyuki Fujiwara, Keisuke G. Takahashi, Nobuhiko Kojima, Sultana Rajia, Sarkar M. A. Kawsar, Robert A. Kanaly, Hideho Uchiyama, Masahiro Hosono, Yukiko Ogawa, Hideaki Fujita, Jiharu Hamako, Taei Matsui and Yasuhiro Ozeki
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7377-7389; doi:10.3390/md13127071

 

 

Special Issue Compounds from Cyanobacteria

Article: Isolation and Synthesis of Laxaphycin B-Type Peptides: A Case Study and Clues to Their Biosynthesis
by Louis Bornancin, France Boyaud, Zahia Mahiout, Isabelle Bonnard, Suzanne C. Mills, Bernard Banaigs and Nicolas Inguimbert
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7285-7300; doi:10.3390/md13127065

 

Special Issue Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan II, 2017

Review: Genipin-Crosslinked Chitosan Gels and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regeneration of Cartilage and Bone
by Riccardo A. A. Muzzarelli, Mohamad El Mehtedi, Carlo Bottegoni, Alberto Aquili and Antonio Gigante
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7314-7338; doi:10.3390/md13127068

 

 

Special Issue Marine Neurotoxins

Article: Algal Toxin Azaspiracid-1 Induces Early Neuronal Differentiation and Alters Peripherin Isoform Stoichiometry
by Linda V. Hjørnevik, Ann K. Frøyset, Toril A. Grønset, Krisna Rungruangsak-Torrissen and Kari E. Fladmark
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7390-7402; doi:10.3390/md13127072

 

Further Publications

Article: Cytotoxic Effects of Tropodithietic Acid on Mammalian Clonal Cell Lines of Neuronal and Glial Origin
by Heidi Wichmann, Farina Vocke, Thorsten Brinkhoff, Meinhard Simon and Christiane Richter-Landsberg
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7113-7123; doi:10.3390/md13127058

Article: Briarenolides U–Y, New Anti-Inflammatory Briarane Diterpenoids from an Octocoral Briareum sp. (Briareidae)
by Yin-Di Su, Tung-Ying Wu, Zhi-Hong Wen, Ching-Chyuan Su, Yu-Hsin Chen, Yu-Chia Chang, Yang-Chang Wu, Jyh-Horng Sheu and Ping-Jyun Sung
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7138-7149; doi:10.3390/md13127060

Correction: Correction: Vinayak, V., et al. Diatom Milking: A Review and New Approaches. Marine Drugs2015, 13, 2629–2665
by Vandana Vinayak, Kalina M. Manoylov, Hélène Gateau, Vincent Blanckaert, Josiane Hérault, Gaëlle Pencréac’h, Justine Marchand, Richard Gordon and Benoît Schoefs
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7301; doi:10.3390/md13127063

Article: Long-Term Feeding of Chitosan Ameliorates Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in a High-Fructose-Diet-Impaired Rat Model of Glucose Tolerance
by Shing-Hwa Liu, Fang-Ying Cai and Meng-Tsan Chiang
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7302-7313; doi:10.3390/md13127067

Review: Distribution in Different Organisms of Amino Acid Oxidases with FAD or a Quinone As Cofactor and Their Role as Antimicrobial Proteins in Marine Bacteria
by Jonatan C. Campillo-Brocal, Patricia Lucas-Elío and Antonio Sanchez-Amat
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7403-7418; doi:10.3390/md13127073

Article: Structure-Activity Relationship and in Vivo Anti-Tumor Evaluations of Dictyoceratin-A and -C, Hypoxia-Selective Growth Inhibitors from Marine Sponge
by Yuji Sumii, Naoyuki Kotoku, Akinori Fukuda, Takashi Kawachi, Masayoshi Arai and Motomasa Kobayashi
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7419-7432; doi:10.3390/md13127074

Article: Low-Molecular-Weight Fucoidan Induces Endothelial Cell Migration via the PI3K/AKT Pathway and Modulates the Transcription of Genes Involved in Angiogenesis
by Claire Bouvard, Isabelle Galy-Fauroux, Françoise Grelac, Wassila Carpentier, Anna Lokajczyk, Sophie Gandrille, Sylvia Colliec-Jouault, Anne-Marie Fischer and Dominique Helley
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7446-7462; doi:10.3390/md13127075

Article: Protective Effect of Chitin Urocanate Nanofibers against Ultraviolet Radiation
by Ikuko Ito, Toshikazu Yoneda, Yoshihiko Omura, Tomohiro Osaki, Shinsuke Ifuku, Hiroyuki Saimoto, Kazuo Azuma, Tomohiro Imagawa, Takeshi Tsuka, Yusuke Murahata, Norihiko Ito, Yoshiharu Okamoto and Saburo Minami
Mar. Drugs 201513(12), 7463-7475; doi:10.3390/md13127076