Typification of Chemical Compounds of Marine Sponge Metabolites

Rajendran, I (2016) Typification of Chemical Compounds of Marine Sponge Metabolites. In: Marine Sponges: Chemicobiological and Biomedical Applications. Springer, India, pp. 1-90. ISBN 978-81-322-2792-2 (In Press)

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    Sponges are the storehouse of extraneous marine biota paving way for the formation of unique structured organic compounds with interesting biological activities either by themselves or by their symbionts in the form of secondary metabolites for their defense from their enemies. Some compounds are specific to the genus and some are dependent on the location. The range of compounds includes major classes, viz., terpenoids, alkaloids, heterocycles, steroids, polyacetylenes, peptides, polyethers, polyketides, macrolides, glycosides, and nucleosides. Major compounds under each class with reported biological activities are discussed. Compounds with unique structural features and chemical interest are taken into account.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine natural products; Sponge extracts; Bioprospecting; Bioactive compunds
    Subjects: Biochemistry > Bioactive compounds
    Marine Ecosystems > Sponges
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 08:52
    Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 08:52
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10921

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