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Molecules 2011, 16(10), 8694-8732; doi:10.3390/molecules16108694
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Alkaloids from Marine Ascidians

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Received: 16 September 2011; in revised form: 11 October 2011 / Accepted: 14 October 2011 / Published: 19 October 2011
(This article belongs to the Section Metabolites)
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Abstract: About 300 alkaloid structures isolated from marine ascidians are discussed in term of their occurrence, structural type and reported pharmacological activity. Some major groups (e.g., the lamellarins and the ecteinascidins) are discussed in detail, highlighting their potential as therapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer or viral infections.
Keywords: natural products; alkaloids; ascidians; ecteinascidis; lamellarins natural products; alkaloids; ascidians; ecteinascidis; lamellarins
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Menna, M.; Fattorusso, E.; Imperatore, C. Alkaloids from Marine Ascidians. Molecules 2011, 16, 8694-8732.

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Menna M, Fattorusso E, Imperatore C. Alkaloids from Marine Ascidians. Molecules. 2011; 16(10):8694-8732.

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Menna, Marialuisa; Fattorusso, Ernesto; Imperatore, Concetta. 2011. "Alkaloids from Marine Ascidians." Molecules 16, no. 10: 8694-8732.


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