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Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(4), 1966-1992; doi:10.3390/md13041966

Bioactive Terpenes from Marine-Derived Fungi

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Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain-Shams University, Organization of African Unity Street 1, 11566 Cairo, Egypt
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Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie und Biotechnologie, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Geb. 26.23, Universitätsstrasse 1, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Academic Editor: RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel
Received: 4 December 2014 / Revised: 25 February 2015 / Accepted: 14 March 2015 / Published: 3 April 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Terpenoids of Marine Origin)
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Abstract

Marine-derived fungi continue to be a prolific source of secondary metabolites showing diverse bioactivities. Terpenoids from marine-derived fungi exhibit wide structural diversity including numerous compounds with pronounced biological activities. In this review, we survey the last five years’ reports on terpenoidal metabolites from marine-derived fungi with particular attention on those showing marked biological activities. View Full-Text
Keywords: marine-derived fungi; secondary metabolites; terpenes; bioactivity marine-derived fungi; secondary metabolites; terpenes; bioactivity
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Elissawy, A.M.; El-Shazly, M.; Ebada, S.S.; Singab, A.B.; Proksch, P. Bioactive Terpenes from Marine-Derived Fungi. Mar. Drugs 2015, 13, 1966-1992.

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