Terpenoids of Sinularia.: Chemistry and Biomedical Applications

@article{Kamel2005TerpenoidsOS,
  title={Terpenoids of Sinularia.: Chemistry and Biomedical Applications},
  author={Haidy Nasr Kamel and Marc Slattery},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={253 - 269}
}
Abstract The soft coral genus Sinularia. is one of the most widely distributed soft corals. It constitutes a dominant portion of the biomass in the tropical reef environment. Sinularia. elaborates a rich harvest of secondary metabolites including sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, polyhydroxylated steroids, and polyamine compounds. These metabolites were recently shown to possess a range of biological activities such as antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic activities. During the past decade… 
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