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Biological Potential and Medical Use of Secondary Metabolites

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cE3c-Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group, University of Azores, Rua Mãe de Deus, 9501-801 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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QOPNA & LAQV-REQUIMTE, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Medicines 2019, 6(2), 66; https://doi.org/10.3390/medicines6020066
Received: 5 June 2019 / Accepted: 5 June 2019 / Published: 12 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biological Potential and Medical Use of Secondary Metabolites)
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Abstract

This Medicines special issue focuses on the great potential of secondary metabolites for therapeutic applications. The special issue contains 16 articles reporting relevant experimental results and overviews of bioactive secondary metabolites. Their biological effects and new methodologies that improve the lead compounds’ synthesis were also discussed. We would like to thank all 83 authors, from all over the world, for their valuable contributions to this special issue. View Full-Text
Keywords: secondary metabolites; biological activities; medicinal applications; plants; seaweeds secondary metabolites; biological activities; medicinal applications; plants; seaweeds
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Seca, A.M.L.; Pinto, D.C.G.A. Biological Potential and Medical Use of Secondary Metabolites. Medicines 2019, 6, 66.

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