California Sea Grant College Program
The Biomedical Potential of California Marine Organisms
- Author(s): Faulkner, D. John
- Fenical, William
- et al.
Although few marine natural products are currently on the market or in clinical trials, marine organisms represent the greatest unexploited source of potential pharmaceuticals. Because of the unusual diversity of chemical structures isolated from marine organisms, there is intense interest in screening marine natural products for their biomedical potential.