Antitumor Profile of Carbon-Bridged Steroids (CBS) and Triterpenoids

  title={Antitumor Profile of Carbon-Bridged Steroids (CBS) and Triterpenoids},
  author={Valery M. Dembitsky and Tatyana Gloriozova and Vladimir V. Poroikov},
  journal={Marine Drugs},
This review focuses on the rare group of carbon-bridged steroids (CBS) and triterpenoids found in various natural sources such as green, yellow-green, and red algae, marine sponges, soft corals, ascidians, starfish, and other marine invertebrates. In addition, this group of rare lipids is found in amoebas, fungi, fungal endophytes, and plants. For convenience, the presented CBS and triterpenoids are divided into four groups, which include: (a) CBS and triterpenoids containing a cyclopropane… 
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