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Antineoplastic Activity of Cultured Blue-Green Algae (Cyanophyta).
Journal of Phycology (1991)
  • Gregory M.L. Patterson
  • Cynthia L. Brown
  • Christine M. Boils
  • Faith R. Caplan
  • Helen Karuso
  • Linda K. Larsen
  • Ira A Levine, University of Southern Maine
Abstract

A large-scale screening program was initiated to evaluate laboratory-cultured blue-algae (cyanobacteria) as a source of novel antineoplastic agents. Approximately 1000 cyanophyte strains from divers habitats were cultured to provide extracts for testing.

Keywords
  • Anticancer,
  • Cyanobacteria,
  • Microalgae,
  • Natural products,
  • pharmaceutical
Publication Date
August, 1991
Publisher Statement
doi: 10.1111/1529-8817.ep10767477 http://www.jphycol.org/
Citation Information
Gregory M.L. Patterson, Cynthia L. Brown, Christine M. Boils, Faith R. Caplan, et al.. "Antineoplastic Activity of Cultured Blue-Green Algae (Cyanophyta)." Journal of Phycology Vol. 27 Iss. 4 (1991)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ira_levine/9/