New drugs with antiprotozoal activity from marine algae : a review

  • Fábio A. E. Torresa, Thais G. Passalacquaa, +3 authors Márcia A. S. Graminhaa
  • Published 2014
The use of indigenous or remote popular knowledge to identify new drugs against diseases or infections is a well-known approach in medicine. The inhabitants of coastal regions are known to prepare algae extracts for the treatment of disorders and ailments such as wounds, fever and stomach aches, as for the prevention of arrhythmia. Recent trends in drug… CONTINUE READING