Role of natural compounds in drug discovery
The natural products obtained from mainly plants, animals, marine sources, microbial world, venoms and other toxins. Natural compounds are the richest source of biologically active compounds whereas today’s medicine obtained directly from natural source or developed from a chief compound initially obtained from a natural source. Moreover natural products and their derivatives have been recognized for many years as a source of therapeutic agents and structural diversity. Natural products are with an excellent chemical diversity and long term of usage with wide acceptance.
- Track 1-1 Natural sources derived from plant kingdom
- Track 2-2 Microbes as a source of natural products
- Track 3-3 Natural products from marine sources
- Track 4-4 Venoms and Toxins as Natural products