Marine Carbohydrate-Based Compounds with Medicinal Properties
AbstractThe oceans harbor a great diversity of organisms, and have been recognized as an important source of new compounds with nutritional and therapeutic potential. Among these compounds, carbohydrate-based compounds are of particular interest because they exhibit numerous biological functions associated with their chemical diversity. This gives rise to new substances for the development of bioactive products. Many are the known applications of substances with glycosidic domains obtained from marine species. This review covers the structural properties and the current findings on the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, antitumor and antimicrobial activities of medium and high molecular-weight carbohydrates or glycosylated compounds extracted from various marine organisms. View Full-Text
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Vasconcelos, A.A.; Pomin, V.H. Marine Carbohydrate-Based Compounds with Medicinal Properties. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 233.
Vasconcelos AA, Pomin VH. Marine Carbohydrate-Based Compounds with Medicinal Properties. Marine Drugs. 2018; 16(7):233.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vasconcelos, Ariana A.; Pomin, Vitor H. 2018. "Marine Carbohydrate-Based Compounds with Medicinal Properties." Mar. Drugs 16, no. 7: 233.
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