Cytotoxic Natural Products from Formosan Plants and Marine Organisms
Abstract:Cytotoxic natural products isolated from Formosan plants and marine organisms till December, 2002, by local scientists or Taiwanese researchers have been reviewed. A total of about 200 compounds belonging to six types of chemical structures are listed or / and described in this article. Several compounds with special or selective activity have been described in more details. Some structure-activity relationships for the compounds of the same skeleton are drawn to clarify the possible pharmacophores.
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen-Ai Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan, China
Publication date: June 1, 2004
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