Posts tagged with ‘marine bioprospecting’

  • Cayman Islands Signs Agreement With Maxey Cosmetics To Extract Black Sea Rod Oil (BRSO)

    In an example of sustainable use of the Cayman Islands marine environment, Government and US-based Maxey Cosmetics have signed a five-year agreement that allows Maxey – in a controlled and monitored method – to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil (BRSO) for use as an ingredient in its products. The company’s record of […]
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  • 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 Marine Secondary Metabolites Article: Mycosporine-Like Amino Acids Promote Wound Healing through Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases (MAP Kinases) Signaling Pathway in Keratinocytes by Yun-Hee Choi, Dong Joo Yang, Atul Kulkarni, […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 11 (November 2015), Pages 6550-7054 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 11 (November 2015), Pages 6550-7054   Table of Contents Special Issue Green Chemistry Approach to Marine Products Article: Purification and Characterization of Cathepsin B from the Muscle of Horse Mackerel Trachurus japonicus by Asami Yoshida, Megumi Ohta, Koichi Kuwahara, Min-Jie Cao, Kenji Hara and Kiyoshi […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 6 (June 2015), Pages 3259-3991 Released

    MDPI us pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 6 (June 2015), Pages 3259-3991   Table of Contents Special Issue Marine Peptides and Their Mimetics Article: Structural and Functional Characterization of a Novel α-Conotoxin Mr1.7 from Conus marmoreusTargeting Neuronal nAChR α3β2, α9α10 and α6/α3β2β3 Subtypes by Shuo Wang, Cong Zhao, Zhuguo Liu, Xuesong Wang, […]
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  • Sea Snails Make Strongest Material on Earth

    The teeth of the common limpet species (Patella vulgata) are tougher than Kevlar and stronger than spider silk, researchers report in the Feb. 18 issue of The Royal Society journal Interface. “Spider silk has been winning this competition for a long time. I was surprised and excited that limpet teeth beat the winner,” said lead study author Asa Barber, a professor of […]
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  • 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. More info Table of Contents 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 […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Table of Contents Special Issue Marine Anti-infective Agents Article: Marine-Derived Quorum-Sensing Inhibitory Activities Enhance the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tobramycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Alessandro Busetti, George Shaw, Julianne Megaw, Sean P. Gorman, Christine A. Maggs and Brendan F. Gilmore Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(1), […]
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  • Odyssey Marine Exploration and Morphogenesis discover biotech ‘treasures’ in the deep

    Researchers at biotech firm Morphogenesis have identified marine microorganisms that will yield critical pharmaceuticals such as anti-cancer drugs and antibiotics from seafloor sediment samples harvested by Odyssey. Morphogenesis Inc., a leading biotechnology and cancer-treatment research and development firm, has discovered substances with pharmaceutical properties beneficial to mankind from seafloor sediment samples that were recovered from the ocean bottom by Odyssey Marine […]
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  • First Transnational Joint Call for Research Projects: Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET

    Announcing the first transnational joint call for research projects within the framework of the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MarineBiotech), which aims to coordinate European funding for marine biotechnology research, development and innovation. The main purpose of the call is to stimulate joint European research and development activities in marine biotechnology. The topic of the first transnational call is “The development of biorefinery processes […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 12 (December 2013), Pages 4698-5189 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 12 (December 2013), Pages 4698-5189 More info
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