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Title: Marine molluscs as a potential drug cabinet: an overview
Authors: Pati, Premalata
Sahu, Biraja Kumar
Panigrahy, R. C.
Keywords: Marine molluscs;Bioactive compounds;Drugs
Issue Date: Jul-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Marine molluscs have emerged as an important source containing numerous unique secondary metabolites which could be used for development of new drugs against many communicable and non-communicable deadly diseases. The current status of biologically active compounds extracted, identified and isolated from marine molluscs and tested for their anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial activities together with important compounds isolated from them such as Dolastatin 10 & 15, Kahalalide F, Keenamide A, Spisulosine-ES-285 etc. which possess anti-cancer and Ziconotide having anti-inflammatory properties are discussed in this paper.
Page(s): 961-970
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.44(07) [July 2015]

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