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Current Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 0929-8673
ISSN (Online): 1875-533X

Review Article

Antitubercular Marine Natural Products

Author(s): Lishu Wang, Jungfeng Wang, Juan Liu and Yonghong Liu*

Volume 25, Issue 20, 2018

Page: [2304 - 2328] Pages: 25

DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170113120221

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Due to the importance of nature as a source of new drug candidates, the purpose of this article is to emphasize the marine natural products, which exhibit antitubercular activity, published between January 2000 and May 2016, with 138 quotations to 250 compounds obtained from marine resources. These metabolites are organized by chemical constitution and named as simple alkyl lipids derivatives, aromatics derivatives, peptides, alkaloids, terpenoids, steroids, macrolides, and polycyclic polyketides.

Keywords: Antitubercular, marine natural products, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, marine drugs, antimycobacterial, natural product derivatives.

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