Main Research Topic : Characterization of peptides and proteins involved in the reproduction and protection of gametes in the cephalopod Sepia officinalis-Analysis of neuropeptidome, ovarian peptidome and secretomes of nidamental glands and salivary glands.
Applied research: Research and development of bioactive peptides (antimicrobials, antioxidants and neurotoxic) from complex biological matrices of marine origin.
Keywords: Reproduction, Immunity, eggs, cephalopods, Neuropeptides, Antimicrobial Peptides, Proteins capsular Aquaculture.
Approaches: Transcriptomics (broadband Sequencing) - peptidomic - Proteomics (HPLC purification, SDS page, identification by mass spectrometry) - Functional testing (toxicity, antibacterial, ... myotropic.).