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Editors (8)

Prof. Dr. Jay Fox

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Michel R. Popoff *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Bacteries Anaerobies et Toxines, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Docteur Roux, Paris 75724, France
Interests: bacterial protein toxins; clostridial toxins; pore-forming toxins; cellular uptake of bacterial toxins; Rho-GTPases; interactions of clostridial toxins with the actin cytoskeleton; botulinum neurotoxins; passage of the neurotoxins through epithelial barrier; regulation of clostridial toxin synthesis
* Section 'Bacterial Toxins'
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Dr. Bryan Grieg Fry *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Venom Evolution Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: venom molecular evolution; phylogenetics and structure–function relationships; toxins
* Section 'Animal Venoms'
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Prof. Dr. Sarah De De Saeger *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Bioanalysis, Centre of Excellence in Mycotoxicology and Public Health, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
2020 – 2023 Visiting Professor – Faculty of Science, University of Johannesburg, South-Africa
* Section 'Mycotoxins'
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Prof. Dr. Vitor Manuel Oliveira Vasconcelos *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. University of Porto, Faculty of Sciences, Rua do Campo Alegre, 4069-007 Porto, Portugal
2. CIIMAR/CIMAR, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Av. General Norton de Matos, s/n, 4450-208 Porto, Portugal
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; cyanotoxins; marine biotechnology; secondary metabolites; cyanobacterial blooms; ecotoxicology; environmental contamination
* Section 'Marine and Freshwater Toxins'
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Dr. Nilgun E. Tumer *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Interests: plant; bacterial and fungal toxins; ribosome inactivating proteins; toxin ribosome interactions; toxin mechanism of action; toxin-host interactions
* Section: Plant Toxins
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Prof. Dr. R. Vanholder *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Nephrology Section, 0K12, Department of Internal Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: uremia; chronic kidney disease; hemodialysis; adequacy of dialysis; acute kidney injury
* Section: Uremic Toxins
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Prof. Dr. Med. Florian Lang *

Founding Editor-in-Chief
Physiologisches Institut I, Universität Tübingen, Gmelinstrasse 5, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: mechanisms and clinical significance of cell volume regulation; erythrocyte death signaling; serum-and glucocorticoid inducible kinase isoforms; physiology and pharmacology of human ion channels and carriers expressed in oocytes; host cell physiology in hostpathogen interaction; mechanisms of apoptotic cell death
* Founding Editor-in-Chief 2009-2014

Previous Editors (2)

Prof. Dr. John P. Berry *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University (FIU), 354/332 Marine Science, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami, FL 33181, USA
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; bioactive compounds; zebrafish embryo model; natural products
* Section 'Marine and Freshwater Toxins'
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Prof. Dr. Vernon L. Tesh *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis, Medical Research and Education Building, Room 3002, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, 8447 State Highway 47, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Interests: shiga toxins; verotoxins; ribosome-inactivating proteins; intracellular signaling pathways activated by microbial toxins; ER stress response; regulation of cytokine expression; innate immune response to microbial toxins; microbial pathogenesis
* Former Section Editor-in-Chief of Toxins during 2015-2017
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Editorial Board Members (149)

Dr. Gerhard Adam
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Institute of Microbial Genetics, Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Konrad Lorenz Str. 24, Tulln 3430, Austria
Interests: Plant-pathogen interaction; role of microbial secondary metabolites; Fusarium mycotoxins; biosynthesis; mode of action; and detoxification in planta; Microbial detoxification of mycotoxins
Dr. Zbigniew Adamski
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Department of Animal Physiology and Development / Electron and Confocal Microscope Laboratory, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Interests: lethal and sub-lethal effects of plant-derived substances and their possible application as insecticides and nematicides; effects of alkaloids at cell and tissue level; alkaloid procured lethality, altered fecundity and fertility, and morphological malformations of tested organisms
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Prof. Dr. Michael Adang
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, B122 Life Sciences Bldg, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: Bacillus thuringiensis; Lysinibacillus sphaericus; Bt; Cry toxins; insecticidal proteins; insecticidal toxins
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Aktories

Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Alberstr. 25, Otto-Krayer-Haus, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: Bacterial protein toxins; ADP-ribosylating toxins; glycosylating toxins; deamidating toxins; Rho GTPase activating and inhibiting toxins; Clostridial glucosylating toxins; Pasteurella multocida toxin; Legionella glucosyltransferases; Photorhabdus toxins; Yersinia toxins
Dr. Amparo Alfonso

Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Santiago of Compostela, Lugo 27002, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; cyanotoxins; mycotoxins; detection methods of toxins; mechanism of action of toxins; toxin effects
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Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Alonso

National Centre for Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), Cantoblanco, 28048 Madrid, Spain
Interests: homologous recombination; DNA repair; horizontal gene transfer; plasmid and chromosomal segregation; plasmid partition; toxin-antitoxins on cell physiology
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Prof. Dr. Laura Anfossi
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Universita degli Studi di Torino, Department of Chemistry, Torino, Italy
Interests: Analytical Chemistry; Immunochemical assays; Food Chemistry
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Dr. Fabrizio Anniballi
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Department of Food Safety, Nutrition and Veterinary Public Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: Botulinum toxins; Botulism; Foodborne botulism; Infant botulism; Wound botulism; Adult intestinal colonization botulism; Hidden botulism; Clostridium botulinum; Neurotoxigenic clostridia; BoNT-producing clostridia; Foodborne pathogens; Foodborne outbreaks; Foodborne diseases epidemiology; Foodborne diseases molecular methods; Foodborne diseases molecular epidemiology; Bioweapon
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Dr. Kevin Arbuckle
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Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: evolutionary toxinology; macroevolution; diversification; convergent evolution; antipredator defence; herpetology; phylogenetic comparative methods
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Prof. Dr. Joseph Barbieri
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Medical College of Wisconsin
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