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Biological activities and health effects of terpenoids from marine fungi.
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PMID:  22361202     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Recently, a great deal of interest has been developed by the consumers toward natural bioactive compounds as functional ingredients in the nutraceutical, cosmeceutical, and pharmaceutical products due to their various health beneficial effects. Hence, it can be suggested that bioactive functional ingredients from marine bioresources and their by-products are alternative sources for synthetic ingredients that can contribute to consumer's well-being, as a part of nutraceuticals and functional foods. Marine-derived fungi produce a vast array of secondary metabolites including terpenes, steroids, polyketides, peptides, alkaloids, and polysaccharides. These secondary metabolites serve many biopharmaceutical purposes. This chapter discusses about marine fungi-derived terpenoids and presents an overview of their beneficial health effects.
Se-Kwon Kim; Yong-Xin Li
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in food and nutrition research     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1043-4526     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Food Nutr. Res.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001271     Medline TA:  Adv Food Nutr Res     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Chemistry, Marine Biochemistry Laboratory, Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea; Marine Bioprocess Research Center, Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea.
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