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Chapter 6

Macromarines: A Selective Account of the Potential of Marine Sponges, Molluscs, Soft Corals and Tunicates as a Source of Therapeutically Important Molecular Structures

This chapter reviews a selection of marine invertebrates and the compounds isolated from them which have therapeutic potential. The major phyla of macromarines discussed include the marine Porifera, Mollusca, the soft corals of Cnidaria and the tunicates which belong to the sub-phylum of Urochordate...

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Print publication date
21 Oct 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-193-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-989-0
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences