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Special Issue "Exploitation of Marine Toxins Antidote"

A special issue of Marine Drugs (ISSN 1660-3397).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Maria Tomas

Servicio de Microbiología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña-INIBIC, A Coruña, Spain; Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases (REIPI), Spain
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Interests: Multi-drug Resistant Pathogens (MDR); Infectious treatment; antibiotics; antitumoral
Co-Guest Editor
Dr. Lucia Blasco

Servicio de Microbiología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña-INIBIC, A Coruña 15006, Spain
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Interests: Phages; Quorum; Resistance; Persistance

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We welcome you to submit your manuscripts to this Special Issue called “Marine Toxins” from Marine Drugs journal. Studies of marine toxins not only help prevent human illness and identify environmental problems but also provide insight into human biology and suggest new approaches for treating human diseases. In this review, we would to explore the ocean for development of new compounds from Marine pharmacology: anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumoral treatments.

Several are the topics to perform:

  • Marine toxins,
  • New compounds developed from marine toxins,
  • Mechanisms of action of marine toxins,
  • Bacterial marine toxins,
  • Medical applications from compounds or toxins (Marine pharmacology): anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral.

We would like to thank you for your cooperation in the development of this Special Issue.

Prof. Maria Tomas
Dr. Lucia Blasco
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

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.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Drug
  • Marine
  • Anti-infective
  • Anti-inflamatory
  • Anti-tumoral

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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