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Mar. Drugs 2017, 15(3), 68; doi:10.3390/md15030068

Cytotoxic Natural Products from Marine Sponge-Derived Microorganisms

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China
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Received: 13 December 2016 / Revised: 3 March 2017 / Accepted: 3 March 2017 / Published: 10 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioactive Compounds from Marine Microbes II, 2017)
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Abstract

A growing body of evidence indicates that marine sponge-derived microbes possess the potential ability to make prolific natural products with therapeutic effects. This review for the first time provides a comprehensive overview of new cytotoxic agents from these marine microbes over the last 62 years from 1955 to 2016, which are assorted into seven types: terpenes, alkaloids, peptides, aromatics, lactones, steroids, and miscellaneous compounds. View Full-Text
Keywords: marine microbe; sponge-derived microbe; natural product; cytotoxic compound marine microbe; sponge-derived microbe; natural product; cytotoxic compound
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Zhang, H.; Zhao, Z.; Wang, H. Cytotoxic Natural Products from Marine Sponge-Derived Microorganisms. Mar. Drugs 2017, 15, 68.

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