Special Issue "Natural Toxins Detected in Aquatic Environment"

A special issue of Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651). This special issue belongs to the section "Marine and Freshwater Toxins".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (29 July 2023) | Viewed by 214

Special Issue Editor

College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: marine toxins; freshwater toxins

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The editors of this Special Issue, entitled “Toxins Detected in Aquatic Environment” invite submissions of high-quality manuscripts reporting on new investigations related to all aspects of natural toxins in the aquatic environment, including but not limited to: toxins from marine and freshwater plants; harmful algal toxins, including dinoflagellates, diatoms and cyanobacteria, etc.; toxins from aquatic microorganisms, including bacteria and fungi; the isolation and chemical characterization of new toxins; the action mechanism of toxins; methods of monitoring toxins; new targets or modes of action for toxins; the role of toxins in aquatic systems; the bioaccumulation of toxins; limnology and oceanography related to toxin-producing aquatic organisms. The editors will also consider reviews that summarize current thinking or present controversial points for further discussion. Short communications that report important self-contained observations are also welcome.

Dr. Weidong Yang
Guest Editor

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 submissions that pass pre-check are 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 double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Toxins 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 2700 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.


  • toxins
  • chemical characterization
  • toxicology
  • biological activity
  • omics
  • novel toxins
  • chemical ecology

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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