Section Editors

Section Board for 'Plant Toxins' (15)

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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
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Special Issue in Toxins: Plant Toxins
Special Issue in Toxins: Toxins:10th Anniversary
Special Issue in Toxins: Ricin Toxins
Prof. Dr. Carmela Fimognari
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Department for Life Quality Studies, Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Corso d’Augusto 237, 47921 Rimini, Italy
Interests: antitumour pharmacology; cellular and genetic toxicology
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Prof. Dr. Pang-Chui Shaw
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School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China
Interests: structure-activity relationship of ribosome-inactivating proteins; pharmacological applications of toxins; screening of inhibitors on toxins; protein-protein interaction; toxin trafficking; toxic effects of natural products; viral proteins; quality control of herbal medicinal material
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Dr. Andrea Bolognesi
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine-DIMES, General Pathology Section, Alma Mater Studiorum—University of Bologna, Via San Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: plant toxins; ribosome-inactivating proteins; ricin; immunotoxins; immunoconjugates; immunotherapy; lectins; xanthine oxidoreductase; oxidative stress; apoptosis; cell death
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Evidente
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, Via Cintia 4, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: bioactive natural substances; spectroscopy; natural product isolation and characterization; organic chemistry; ecology; biological control; biopolymer for formulation of natural products
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Prof. 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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Dr. Massimo Bortolotti
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine-DIMES, General Pathology Section, Alma Mater Studiorum—University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: cell death; immunoconjugates; immunotherapy; immunotoxins; lectins; oxidative stress; plant toxins; ribosome-inactivating proteins; ricin; xanthine oxidoreductase
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Prof. Dr. Lucía Citores
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Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Valladolid, E-47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: ribosome-inactivating proteins (RIPs); immunotoxins; protein synthesis inhibition; ribotoxins; protein translocation; intracellular transport; apoptosis
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Prof. Dr. José Miguel Ferreras
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Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Valladolid, E-47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: ribosome-inactivating proteins (RIPs); immunotoxins; protein synthesis inhibition; ribotoxins; structure–activity relationship
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Prof. Dr. Mary Fletcher
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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld 4072, Australia
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Prof. Dr. Sabino Aurelio Bufo
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Department of Science, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Interests: pharmaceuticals from plants and microorganisms; chemistry of natural substances in vegetables and soil; plant secondary metabolites; mass spectrometry
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Dr. Francesco Giansanti
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Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila. Piazzale Salvatore Tommasi 1, 67100 Coppito (AQ) and Interuniversity Consortium Biostructures and Biosystems National Institute (INBB), 00136 Rome, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; antibody drug conjugates; toxins; cancer therapy; ribosome inactivating proteins; transferrins
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Dr. Rosario Iglesias
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Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Science, University of Valladolid, E-47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: plant toxins; ribosome-inactivating proteins (RIPs); ribotoxins; immunotoxins; plant fungal pathogenesis; antifungal proteins
Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Ippoliti
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Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; toxins; immune conjugates; cancer therapy; protein structure
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Dr. Marco Masi
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, Via Cintia 4, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: organic chemistry; bioactive natural substances; natural product isolation and characterization; spectroscopy; ecology; biological control
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