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A review of the components of brown seaweeds as potential candidates in cancer therapy

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Abstract

Finding novel anticancer agents is very important for the treatment of cancer, and marine organisms are a valuable source for developing novel agents for clinical application. Therefore, the isolation and identification of novel anticancer components from brown seaweeds and a study of their mode of action is very attractive in current scenarios to assess their potential as an unexplored source for pharmacological applications. This review will reveal the active components of brown algae, together with their antitumor potential toward cancer treatment according to their structure. This should provide useful information for medicinal chemists in their attempts to develop potent anticancer agents.

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The article was received on 13 Nov 2015, accepted on 04 Jan 2016 and first published on 13 Jan 2016


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA23995H
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Citation: RSC Adv., 2016,6, 12592-12610
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    A review of the components of brown seaweeds as potential candidates in cancer therapy

    E. Hussain, L. Wang, B. Jiang, S. Riaz, G. Y. Butt and D. Shi, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 12592
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA23995H

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