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Fishing for novel drugs

Authors
Journal
Drug Discovery Today
1359-6446
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
8
Issue
17
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s1359-6446(03)02839-3
Keywords
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Disciplines
  • Chemistry

Abstract

Marine cyanobacteria are unusual in that they generate molecules in which sub-units of fatty acids are structurally linked to amino acids. This polyketide-peptide backbone generates enormous chemical diversity, which American researchers are now beginning to mine for novel drug action.

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