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Anti-Infective Agents in Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1871-5214
ISSN (Online): 1875-6018

Pharmacological and Biological Activities of Xanthones

Author(s): Jean Fotie and D. S. Bohle

Volume 5, Issue 1, 2006

Page: [15 - 31] Pages: 17

DOI: 10.2174/187152106774755563

Price: $65


The aim of this review is to collect, systematize and contrast the many recent advances in xanthones biochemistry and biology. Advances in understanding xanthones antimicrobial activities will be discussed. Pharmacological and biological properties of naturally occurring as well as synthetic xanthones will be considered in an evaluation of their medical values.

Keywords: Xanthones, antimicrobial, antimalarial, pharmacological and biological properties

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