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Bioactive molecules from amphibian skin: their biological activities with reference to therapeutic potentials for possible drug development.

  title={Bioactive molecules from amphibian skin: their biological activities with reference to therapeutic potentials for possible drug development.},
  author={Antony Gomes and Biplab Giri and Archita Saha and R Mishra and Subir Chandra Dasgupta and Anindita Debnath and Aparna Gomes},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  volume={45 7},
  • A. GomesB. Giri A. Gomes
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • Indian journal of experimental biology
The amphibian skin contains various bioactive molecules (peptides, proteins, steroids, alkaloids, opiods) that possess potent therapeutic activities like antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoal, antidiabetic, antineoplastic, analgesic and sleep inducing properties. Research on amphibian skin derived biomolecules can provide potential clue towards newer drug development to combat various pathophysiological conditions. An overview on the bioactive molecules of various amphibian skins has been… 

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