Younes RN, Varella AD, Suffredini IB. Discovery of new antitumoral and antibacterial drugs from brazilian plant extracts using high throughput screening. Clinics. 2007;62(6):763-8.Plants have played a significant role in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases for the last four decades. The discovery and introduction to market of paclitaxel, the vinca alkaloids, etoposide, and many antibacterial drugs support drug discovery programs based on natural products. Natural products have been rediscovered as…
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