Linking marine biology and biotechnology.

Abstract:

:Studies of biological systems in which there is a direct link between the challenges faced by marine organisms and biotechnologies enable us to rationally search for active natural compounds and other novel biotechnologies. This approach is proving successful in developing new methods for the prevention of marine biofouling and for the identification of new lead compounds for the development of ultraviolet sunscreens.

journal_name

Curr Opin Biotechnol

authors

de Nys R,Steinberg PD

doi

10.1016/s0958-1669(02)00311-7

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2002-06-01 00:00:00

pages

244-8

issue

3

eissn

0958-1669

issn

1879-0429

pii

S0958-1669(02)00311-7

journal_volume

13

pub_type

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