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Title

 

 

 

 

 

A database of natural products and chemical entities from marine habitat

 

Authors

 

Padavala Ajay Babu1,*, Suma Sree Puppala2, Satyavarapu Lakshmi Aswini2, Metta Ramya Vani2, Chinta Narasimha Kumar1, Tallapragada Prasanna1

 

Affiliation

 

 

1ProGene Biosciences, Institute of Bioinformatics and Research Centre, 103, Bharat Towers, Dwaraka Nagar, Visakhapatnam 530 016, India; 2Department of Biotechnology, Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry, India

 

Email

 

ajay_pgb@progenebio.in; Corresponding author

 

Article Type

 

Database

 

Date

 

 

received September 16, 2008; accepted October 15, 2008; published November 09, 2008

 

Abstract

Marine compound database consists of marine natural products and chemical entities, collected from various literature sources, which are known to possess bioactivity against human diseases. The database is constructed using html code. The 12 categories of 182 compounds are provided with the source, compound name, 2-dimensional structure, bioactivity and clinical trial information. The database is freely available online and can be accessed at http://www.progenebio.in/mcdb/index.htm.

 

Keywords

 

 

database; marine compounds; natural products

 

Citation

 

Babu et al., Bioinformation 3(3): 142-144 (2008)

 

Edited by

 

P. Kangueane

 

ISSN

 

0973-2063

 

Publisher

 

Biomedical Informatics

 

License

 

 

TThis is an Open Access article which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. This is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.