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Photoprotective and Therapeutic Potential in Skin Cancer of Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids

Grupo de Investigación en Sustancias Bioactivas, Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Alimentarias, Universidad de Antioquia, Calle 70 No. 52-21, 050034 Medellín, Colombia
Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas, Universidad de Ibagué, Carrera 22 calle 67, 0730001 Ibagué, Colombia
Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, Goiabeiras, 29075-910 Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Departament de Productes Naturals, Biologia Vegetal i Edafologia, Facultat de Farmàcia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda. Joan XXIII s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Presented at the 2nd Molecules Medicinal Chemistry Symposium (MMCS): Facing Novel Challenges in Drug Discovery, Barcelona, Spain, 15–17 May 2019.
Proceedings 2019, 22(1), 59;
Published: 9 August 2019
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of The Molecules Medicinal Chemistry Symposium)
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Skin cancer has evolved as the most common malignant disease, accounting for 4.5% of all new cancer cases. [...]
Keywords: skin cancer; amaryllidaceae; alkaloids; photoprotection; natural products skin cancer; amaryllidaceae; alkaloids; photoprotection; natural products
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Castañeda, C.; Bravo, K.; Cortés, N.; Borges, W.S.; Bastida, J.; Osorio, E. Photoprotective and Therapeutic Potential in Skin Cancer of Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids. Proceedings 2019, 22, 59.

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