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Molecules 2013, 18(6), 6620-6662; doi:10.3390/molecules18066620

Biomedical Importance of Indoles

Plasma Bioscience Research Center, Kwangwoon University, Seoul 139701, Korea
Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India
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Received: 17 April 2013 / Revised: 27 May 2013 / Accepted: 28 May 2013 / Published: 6 June 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)


The indole nucleus is an important element of many natural and synthetic molecules with significant biological activity. This review covers some of the relevant and recent achievements in the biological, chemical and pharmacological activity of important indole derivatives in the areas of drug discovery and analysis.
Keywords: indole; biomedical application; bioactivity; pharmacological activity indole; biomedical application; bioactivity; pharmacological activity
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Kaushik, N.K.; Kaushik, N.; Attri, P.; Kumar, N.; Kim, C.H.; Verma, A.K.; Choi, E.H. Biomedical Importance of Indoles. Molecules 2013, 18, 6620-6662.

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