Marine Invertebrates and Microbes as Sources of Potential Antitumor Compounds
As part of the NCI’s broader goal of finding new leads to therapeutic agents in cancer chemotherapy, our National Cooperative Natural Product Drug Discovery Group (NCNPDDG) was organized to access a relatively understudied source of natural product leads: marine microbes and sessile marine organisms. We present here an overview of the structure of our group, a brief outline of our overall goals and strategy, and a summary of the advances we have made toward those goals.
KeywordsEpidermal Growth Factor Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Marine Sponge Marine Natural Product Philippine Sample
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