Special Issue "Marine Bioactive Natural Product Studies—A Southern Hemisphere Perspective"
A special issue of Marine Drugs (ISSN 1660-3397).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2015)
Dr. Sylvia Urban
School of Applied Sciences (Applied Chemistry), RMIT University (City Campus), GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
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Interests: marine and terrestrial natural products chemistry; isolation and structural characterization; NMR spectroscopy; analytical separation methodologies
The search for bioactive secondary metabolites from marine organisms has been an active area of research since the 1950s. The distinct biodiversity of the marine environment has afforded a vast array of unique secondary metabolites, many of which possess potent biological activities. This special issue of Marine Drugs will highlight recent bioactive marine natural product studies conducted by southern hemisphere scientists on an array of marine organisms.
Dr. Sylvia Urban
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Marine Drugs is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
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- marine natural products
- hyphenated technologies
- marine algae
- marine sponges
- marine acidians
- other marine invertebrates
- extraction methodologies