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Vol. 6, Issue 12 (2017)

A study on the rich compounds and potential benefits of algae: A review

Şükran Çakir Arica, Ayşe Ozyilmaz and Sevil Demirci
Researches on novel marine compounds has increased over the past decades in various areas such as medical, veterinary, pharmaceutical, cosmetics or bioenergy. Some compounds isolated from marine algae were revealed to have anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-coagulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-Alzheimer and anti-tuberculose activities. Algal secondary metabolites such as fatty acids, lipopeptides, alkaloids, steroids, terpenoids and most carotenoids, flavonoids with different potent activity have the potential to be produced commercially using bio-engineering techniques. This review provides an overview of novel publications related to the developments in these topics.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Şükran Çakir Arica, Ayşe Ozyilmaz, Sevil Demirci. A study on the rich compounds and potential benefits of algae: A review. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(12):42-51.

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