Special Issue "Marine Fungal Natural Products"
A special issue of Marine Drugs (ISSN 1660-3397).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2016)
Prof. Dr. Russell Kerr
Canada Research Chair in Marine Natural Products, Department of Chemistry and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, C1A 4P3, PEI, Canada
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Interests: natural products isolation and characterization; bioassay-guided purification of natural products / drug discovery; isolation of natural product producing bacteria and fungi; development of fermentation methods to optimize natural product production; description of microbial communities in marine invertebrates
Fungi from marine habitats continue to provide a prolific resource for natural product discovery. Current research in marine fungal natural product discovery focuses on topics ranging from the isolation of new fungal taxa to the isolation and characterization of new compounds. Additionally, with the growing awareness of the presence of cryptic natural products in fungal genomes, efforts are underway in numerous labs to develop new methods to induce the expression of such compounds. The goal of this Marine Drugs Special Issue is to assemble a collection of research articles outlining progress in these interrelated disciplines.
Prof. Dr. Russell Kerr
Manuscript Submission Information
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- marine fungi
- natural product
- secondary metabolite
- cryptic biosynthetic pathway