By Lesley-Ann Giddings, David J. Newman
This SpringerBrief sheds new mild on bioactive fabrics from marine extremophiles. It bargains with all facets of the chemicals produced via organisms dwelling lower than severe stipulations that could have capability as medications or result in novel medicinal drugs for human use.
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Bahamaolide A 150 exhibited moderate antifungal activity against A. fumigatus HIC 6094, Trichophyton rubrum IFO 9185, T. rubrum IFO4 0996, and C. 5 μg/ml each. However, bahamaolide B 151 did not exhibit signiﬁcant antifungal activity. In addition, bahamaolide A 150 signiﬁcantly inhibited the antifungal target enzyme C. albicans isocitrate lyase, which has been reported to play a signiﬁcant role in fungal pathogenesis (Dunn et al. 1 μM). Bahamaolide B 151 slightly inhibited C. albicans isocitrate lyase, demonstrating how a slight change in the conﬁguration of a double bond can affect bioactivity.
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Yohimbine, vancomycin, and paclitaxel) have been used to develop focused libraries by performing parallel syntheses via methods such as solid-phase synthesis. The structural diversity of marine natural products provides an abundance of unique pharmacophores that can be used in the drug development process. Not only can new drug leads to be identiﬁed but enzymatic mechanisms of action can be further elucidated; hence, the goal of several research groups has been to screen extracts from marine-derived microorganisms to ﬁnd selective inhibitors.