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Marine pharmacology
Faulkner, D.J. (2000). Marine pharmacology. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 77(2): 135-145. dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1002405815493
In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. Stichting Antonie van Leeuwenhoek: Amsterdam. ISSN 0003-6072, more
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Keywords
    Pharmacology; Marine

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  • Faulkner, D.J.

Abstract
    Marine organisms have provided a large proportion of the bioactive natural products reported over the last 20 years, but none of these compounds have reached the pharmaceutical marketplace. This review describes current progress in the development of a selection of new antiinflammatory and anticancer agents, discusses some difficulties encountered during the development process and suggests how these difficulties may be overcome in the near future through applications of recent advances in biotechnology.

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