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|Title:||Marine molluscs as a potential drug cabinet: an overview|
Sahu, Biraja Kumar
Panigrahy, R. C.
|Keywords:||Marine molluscs;Bioactive compounds;Drugs|
|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.|
|ISSN:||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJMS Vol.44(07) [July 2015]|
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