Posts tagged with ‘marine organism’

  • 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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  • 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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  • Solarvest Announces Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Funding Approvals

    Solarvest announces that it has been successful at receiving approval for two NSERC projects. Solarvest has applied for and received approval for the two projects outlined below. The first NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships Program (IPS) project “Expression of recombinant proteins in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (algae) using a unique fusion system” is in partnership with Dr. Illimar Altosaar’s laboratory at the University of Ottawa. C. […]
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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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  • Marine Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 3 (March 2013), Pages Pages 581-974 Now Available

    MDPI has announced the  publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 3 (March 2013), Pages Pages 581-974   Table of Contents: Ophelia Han Editorial: Marine Drugs Best Paper Award 2013 Mar. Drugs 2013, 11(3), 581-583; doi:10.3390/md11030581 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/3/581/ Marco Pelin, Sabrina Boscolo, Mark Poli, Silvio Sosa, Aurelia Tubaro and Chiara Florio Article: Characterization of Palytoxin Binding to HaCaT Cells […]
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  • A Marine Animal to Feed Your Eco-Car

    The marine animal tunicate can be used both as biofuel and fish food, according to research from Norway. On the ocean floor, under the pier, and on ship ropes — that’s where the tunicates live. Tunicates are marine filter feeders that serve as bacteria eaters and as a foodstuff in Korea and Japan. But in the future they may become […]
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  • Marine bioprospecting – a role for bioresource centers in the 21st century

    Marine bioprospecting – a role for bioresource centers in the 21st century. A presentation by Dr Willie Wilson (Director of National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA) presentation at the Oceans of Potential conference, Tuesday 11th September, Plymouth, UK More info
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages 1619-1898 Newly Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages Pages 1619-1898 TOC: Anthony D. Wright, Jonathan L. Nielson, Dianne M. Tapiolas, Catherine H. Liptrot and Cherie A. Motti Article: A Great Barrier Reef Sinularia sp. Yields Two New Cytotoxic Diterpenes Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(8), 1619-1630; doi:10.3390/md10081619 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/8/1619/ Vânia Cristina Desoti, […]
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  • Aquapharm announces discovery of novel antibiotic compound

    Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm Biodiscovery has discovered a novel antibiotic compound with potent activity against a broad spectrum of multi-drug-resistant Gram-positive bacteria. The compound, which demonstrates bactericidal potency against Multi Drug Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MDRSA) and Multi Drug Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae (MDRSP), Clostridium Difficile and Enteroccocus Faecalis which are common causes of death in patients in hospital care units is the company’s first new […]
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