Cytotoxic Natural Products from Formosan Plants and Marine Organisms
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.
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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: 01 June 2004
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