Posts tagged with ‘marine natural product’

  • 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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  • Lallemand acquires Aquapharm marine biotechnology platform

    Lallemand Inc subsidiary Lallemand UK Limited has announced that it has acquired the marine bio-technology business and assets of Aquapharm Bio-Discovery Limited from the Joint Administrators to the business. Aquapharm, which was founded in 2000 and is based at the European Centre for Marine Technology in Oban, Scotland has built up a library of over 10,000 marine microorganisms harvested worldwide from […]
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  • Marine biotech is ‘land of opportunity’ for cosmetics

    Marine biotechnology offers a ‘land of opportunities’ for personal care and cosmetics products producers, particularly in North America and Europe, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio. More info
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 11 (November 2013), Pages 4127-4697 Now Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 11 (November 2013), Pages 4127-4697 More info
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 7 (July 2013), Pages 2239-2694 issued

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 7 (July 2013), Pages 2239-2694 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/7/
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  • PharmaMar researchers have identified two new anticancer compounds

    By scouring the oceans for disease-fighting molecules, researchers have identified two new anticancer compounds. Isolated from a sea sponge, the compounds represent a new class of the natural products called polyketides, many of which have biological activity. Because it’s not possible to extract sufficient amounts of the molecules from the sponges, the researchers also devised chemical syntheses that allowed them to […]
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  • Biomedical benefits of algae investigated in Chile

    Researchers at the University of Santiago de Chile (Usach) are studying three species of algae in the Region of Magallanes so as to use them in the development of antibacterial patches and in gastric juice resistant drug encapsulation. The study, entitled Soluble Algal Polysaccharides from the Magallanes Region, is a project funded by the Department of Scientific and Technological Research (Dicyt) of the […]
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  • Sea of miracles: industrial uses for ocean biodiversity

    The seafloor is our planet’s most biodiverse realm. It is in the sea that life on earth began over 3.5 billion years ago. It is in the sea where 34 of the 36 known phyla of animals remain to this day, 15 of which are exclusive to the world’s oceans. And it is in the sea where myriad opportunities await. The commercial […]
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  • Release of Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 5 (May 2013), Pages 1427-1762

    MDPI announces the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 5 (May 2013), Pages 1427-1762 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/5/
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  • First Natural Product from Marine Myxobacteria

    Although terrestrial myxobacteria have been extensively studied and are known to produce a range of secondary metabolites with a remarkable variety of unusual structures, their marine counterparts have only recently been discovered. Gabriele M. König and co-workers, University of Bonn, Germany, have isolated a marine myxobacterium from a mud sample from the coast of the island Prerow, Germany. Analysis showed that […]
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