Latest Publications and Research on Drugs from Corals

Sci Rep    

Treatment of Coral Wounds by Combining an Antiseptic Bilayer Film and an Injectable Antioxidant Biopolymer.

Contardi M, Montano S, Liguori G, Heredia-Guerrero JA, Galli P, Athanassiou A, Bayer IS

Coral reefs are vital for the marine ecosystem and their potential disappearance can have unequivocal consequences on our environment. Aside from poll... Read More

Source: PubMed

Mar Drugs    

Metabolic Profiling of the Soft Coral Erythropodium caribaeorum (Alcyonacea: Anthothelidae) from the Colombian Caribbean Reveals Different Chemotypes.

Molina SL, Forero AM, Ayala FI, Puyana M, Zea S, Castellanos L, Muñoz D, Arboleda G, Sandoval-Hernández AG, Ramos FA

The Caribbean soft coral Erythropodium caribaeorum is a rich source of erythrolides-chlorinated briarane diterpenoids. These compounds have an ecologi... Read More

Source: PubMed

Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov    

Recent Patents and Discovery of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Marine Source.

Kapoor S, Nailwal N, Kumar M, Barve K

Inflammation has become pathology in the majority of the prevalent diseases such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorder... Read More

Source: PubMed

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