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Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive cancer entities, with an extremely poor 5-year survival rate. Therefore, novel therapeutic agents with specific modes of action are urgently needed. Marine organisms represent a promising source to identify new pharmacologically active substances. Secondary metabolites derived from marine algae are of(More)
Brown seaweeds have been used in phytotherapy since ancient times. A multitude of medical effects have been reported for their ingredients which also cover anticancer activities. Though being the most common brown seaweed in the Baltic Sea, nothing is known—apart from our recent publication (Geisen et al. Mar Drugs 13:4470-4491, 2015)—about the anticancer(More)
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