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By Kim, S.K.

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Diverse and plentiful, marine-derived bioactive compounds provide a plethora of pharmacologically energetic brokers with the capability to provide useful healing entities. Marine-derived organisms, together with a few macroalgae, microalgae, blue-green algae, invertebrates, and vertebrates—valued in conventional chinese language drugs given that historic times—are now well-known as wealthy resources of pharmaceutically energetic compounds. those components, coupled with the starting to be desire for novel bioactives for the therapy of serious human ailments similar to melanoma, diabetes, microbial infections, and inflammatory methods, has introduced marine prescribed drugs to the leading edge of pharmacology.

Marine Pharmacognosy: tendencies and Applications presents a entire account of marine-derived bioactive prescription drugs and their capability overall healthiness merits, together with antioxidant, anticancer, antiviral, anticoagulant, antidiabetic, antiallergy, anti inflammatory, antihypertensive, antibacterial, and radioprotective actions. furthermore, it discusses the resources, isolation and purification, chemistry, performance interactions, functions, and commercial gains of quite a few marine-derived prescribed drugs.

Marine pharmacognosy is a dynamic box that has been systematically investigated over the past 50 years, and the variety of courses and patents are expanding each year. Bringing jointly a world workforce of specialists, Marine Pharmacognosy: developments and Applications experiences present study on marine-derived bioactive compounds and offers perception into destiny learn on their capability as pharmacologically energetic brokers.

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These results altogether strongly implied that the α,β-unsaturated ketone moiety may be an essential part of the pharmacophore (Lin, Zhu, et al. 2009). 7 µM (Rochfort et al. 2005). The fungus S. elegans was also the source for cytochalasins (Liu et al. 2006, 2008), another type of cytochalasans characterized by the presence of a benzyl group at the C-3 position of the ­isoindolone moiety instead of the 2-methylpropyl group.  flavipes associated with the mangrove plant Acanthus ilicifolius (Lin, Zhang, et al.

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