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Pharmaceutical drugs from Sea Life

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 4:34 pm by

Fox news recently ran a story discussing the importance of pharmaceuticals drugs that are developed or under development from sources found in the sea. I was amazed at the amount of life saving drugs that have been discovered from ocean inhabitants such as Caribbean sponges, Indian Sea Hares, green algae and sea squirts just to name a few. The drugs are used for a wide variety of human conditions like anti-tumor agents, lymphoctic leukemia, Alzheimer’s, AIDS, lung cancer and many more.

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