Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 2 (February 2015), Pages 697-1083 Available

MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 2 (February 2015), Pages 697-1083.

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Special Issue Marine Anti-infective Agents

Article: Sulphated Polysaccharides from Ulva clathrata and Cladosiphon okamuranus Seaweeds both Inhibit Viral Attachment/Entry and Cell-Cell Fusion, in NDV Infection
by José Alberto Aguilar-Briseño, Lucia Elizabeth Cruz-Suarez, Jean-François Sassi, Denis Ricque-Marie, Pablo Zapata-Benavides, Edgar Mendoza-Gamboa, Cristina Rodríguez-Padilla and Laura María Trejo-Avila
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 697-712; doi:10.3390/md13020697


Special Issue Bioactive Halogenated Metabolites of Marine Origin

Article: Antitumor and Antimicrobial Potential of Bromoditerpenes Isolated from the Red Alga,Sphaerococcus coronopifolius
by Daniel Rodrigues, Celso Alves, André Horta, Susete Pinteus, Joana Silva, Gérald Culioli, Olivier P. Thomas and Rui Pedrosa
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 713-726; doi:10.3390/md13020713


Special Issue Marine Functional Food Products – Cardiovascular Diseases

Article: The Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acid on Vitamin D Activation in Hemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study
by Su Mi Lee, Young Ki Son, Seong Eun Kim and Won Suk An
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 741-755; doi:10.3390/md13020741

Article: Seaweed Supplements Normalise Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Liver Responses in High-Carbohydrate, High-Fat Fed Rats
by Senthil Arun Kumar, Marie Magnusson, Leigh C. Ward, Nicholas A. Paul and Lindsay Brown
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 788-805; doi:10.3390/md13020788

Article: Ω3 Supplementation and Intermittent Hypobaric Hypoxia Induce Cardioprotection Enhancing Antioxidant Mechanisms in Adult Rats
by Emilio A. Herrera, Jorge G. Farías, Alejandro González-Candia, Stefania E. Short, Catalina Carrasco-Pozo and Rodrigo L. Castillo
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 838-860; doi:10.3390/md13020838

Article: Effects of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (ω-3) Supplementation on Some Cardiovascular Risk Factors with a Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet
by Antonio Paoli, Tatiana Moro, Gerardo Bosco, Antonino Bianco, Keith A. Grimaldi, Enrico Camporesi and Devanand Mangar
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 996-1009; doi:10.3390/md13020996

Article: Fish Oil N-3 Fatty Acids Increase Adiponectin and Decrease Leptin Levels in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
by Marcell Alysson Batisti Lozovoy, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Helena Kaminami Morimoto, Bruna Miglioranza Scavuzzi, Tathiana Veiga Mayumi Iriyoda, Edna Maria Vissoci Reiche, Rubens Cecchini and Isaias Dichi
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1071-1083; doi:10.3390/md13021071


Special Issue Emerging Marine Toxins

Article: Intracellular Immunohistochemical Detection of Tetrodotoxin in Pleurobranchaea maculata(Gastropoda) and Stylochoplana sp. (Turbellaria)
by Lauren R. Salvitti, Susanna A. Wood, Leigh Winsor and Stephen Craig Cary
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 756-769; doi:10.3390/md13020756

Article: Involvement of JNK and Caspase Activation in Hoiamide A-Induced Neurotoxicity in Neocortical Neurons
by Zhengyu Cao, Xichun Li, Xiaohan Zou, Michael Greenwood, William H. Gerwick and Thomas F. Murray
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 903-919; doi:10.3390/md13020903

Review: Selective Blocking Effects of 4,9-Anhydrotetrodotoxin, Purified from a Crude Mixture of Tetrodotoxin Analogues, on NaV1.6 Channels and Its Chemical Aspects
by Noriyoshi Teramoto and Mari Yotsu-Yamashita
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 984-995; doi:10.3390/md13020984


Special Issue Synthesis around Marine Natural Products

Article: Synthesis of the Oligosaccharides Related to Branching Sites of Fucosylated Chondroitin Sulfates from Sea Cucumbers
by Nadezhda E. Ustyuzhanina, Polina A. Fomitskaya, Alexey G. Gerbst, Andrey S. Dmitrenok and Nikolay E. Nifantiev
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 770-787; doi:10.3390/md13020770

Article: Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Bromophenol Derivatives Incorporating Indolin-2-One Moiety as Potential Anticancer Agents
by Li-Jun Wang, Shuai-Yu Wang, Bo Jiang, Ning Wu, Xiang-Qian Li, Bao-Cheng Wang, Jiao Luo, Meng Yang, Shui-Hua Jin and Da-Yong Shi
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 806-823; doi:10.3390/md13020806


Special Issue Marine Compounds and Cancer

Article: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Carbocyclic Analogues of Pachastrissamine
by Yongseok Kwon, Jayoung Song, Hoon Bae, Woo-Jung Kim, Joo-Youn Lee, Geun-Hee Han, Sang Kook Lee and Sanghee Kim
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 824-837; doi:10.3390/md13020824

Review: Trabectedin in Soft Tissue Sarcomas
by Bradley J. Petek, Elizabeth T. Loggers, Seth M. Pollack and Robin L. Jones
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 974-983; doi:10.3390/md13020974

Article: Marine Bromophenol Bis (2,3-Dibromo-4,5-dihydroxy-phenyl)-methane Inhibits the Proliferation, Migration, and Invasion of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells via Modulating β1-Integrin/FAK Signaling
by Ning Wu, Jiao Luo, Bo Jiang, Lijun Wang, Shuaiyu Wang, Changhui Wang, Changqing Fu, Jian Li and Dayong Shi
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1010-1025; doi:10.3390/md13021010


Special Issue Terpenoids of Marine Origin

Article: New Insights on the Terpenome of the Red Seaweed Laurencia dendroidea (Florideophyceae, Rhodophyta)
by Louisi Souza de Oliveira, Diogo Antonio Tschoeke, Aline Santos de Oliveira, Lilian Jorge Hill, Wladimir Costa Paradas, Leonardo Tavares Salgado, Cristiane Carneiro Thompson, Renato Crespo Pereira and Fabiano L. Thompson
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 879-902; doi:10.3390/md13020879


Special Issue Marine Polysaccharides

Article: Conformational Analysis of the Oligosaccharides Related to Side Chains of Holothurian Fucosylated Chondroitin Sulfates
by Alexey G. Gerbst, Andrey S. Dmitrenok, Nadezhda E. Ustyuzhanina and Nikolay E. Nifantiev
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 936-947; doi:10.3390/md13020936


Special Issue Marine Lipids

Article: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intervention Suppresses Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammation and Weight Loss in Mice
by Ying-Hua Liu, Xiang-Yong Li, Chih-Yu Chen, Hong-Man Zhang and Jing X. Kang
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1026-1036; doi:10.3390/md13021026


Special Issue Marine Functional Food

Article: Fucoidan from Fucus vesiculosus Protects against Alcohol-Induced Liver Damage by Modulating Inflammatory Mediators in Mice and HepG2 Cells
by Jung Dae Lim, Sung Ryul Lee, Taeseong Kim, Seon-A Jang, Se Chan Kang, Hyun Jung Koo, Eunsoo Sohn, Jong Phil Bak, Seung Namkoong, Hyoung Kyu Kim, In Sung Song, Nari Kim, Eun-Hwa Sohn and Jin Han
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1051-1067; doi:10.3390/md13021051


Further Publications

Communication: In Vivo Metabolism Study of Xiamenmycin A in Mouse Plasma by UPLC-QTOF-MS and LC-MS/MS
by Feng Lei, Du Gao, Xi Zhang, Jun Xu and Min-Juan Xu
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 727-740; doi:10.3390/md13020727

Article: Coral-Derived Compound WA-25 Inhibits Angiogenesis by Attenuating the VEGF/VEGFR2 Signaling Pathway
by Shih-Wei Lin, Shih-Chung Huang, Hsiao-Mei Kuo, Chiu-Hua Chen, Yi-Ling Ma, Tian-Huei Chu, Youn-Shen Bee, E-Ming Wang, Chang-Yi Wu, Ping-Jyun Sung, Zhi-Hong Wen, Deng-Chyang Wu, Jyh-Horng Sheu and Ming-Hong Tai
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 861-878; doi:10.3390/md13020861

Article: The Chemically Synthesized Ageladine A-Derivative LysoGlow84 Stains Lysosomes in Viable Mammalian Brain Cells and Specific Structures in the Marine Flatworm Macrostomum lignano
by Thorsten Mordhorst, Sushil Awal, Sebastian Jordan, Charlotte Petters, Linda Sartoris, Ralf Dringen and Ulf Bickmeyer
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 920-935; doi:10.3390/md13020920

Article: Design and Synthesis of Novel Xyloketal Derivatives and Their Protective Activities against H2O2-Induced HUVEC Injury
by Shixin Liu, Rong Luo, Qi Xiang, Xianfang Xu, Liqin Qiu and Jiyan Pang
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 948-973; doi:10.3390/md13020948

Article: Briarenolides K and L, New Anti-Inflammatory Briarane Diterpenoids from an Octocoral Briareumsp. (Briareidae)
by Yin-Di Su, Tzu-Rong Su, Zhi-Hong Wen, Tsong-Long Hwang, Lee-Shing Fang, Jih-Jung Chen, Yang-Chang Wu, Jyh-Horng Sheu and Ping-Jyun Sung
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1037-1050; doi:10.3390/md13021037

Editorial: Marine Drugs Best Paper Award 2015
by Alejandro M. S. Mayer
Mar. Drugs 201513(2), 1068-1070; doi:10.3390/md13021068