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Marine fungi as a potential source of future cosmeceuticals

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posted on 2019-01-01, 00:00 authored by Shivankar Agrawal, S K Deshmukh, Colin BarrowColin Barrow
Marine fungi are promising sources of bioactive metabolites. The wide array of fungal metabolites produced depends on the origin of the marine fungi, as their habitats are diverse, including living symbiotically with marine sponges and algae, or found in mangrove and bottom sediments. The metabolites discovered from marine fungi possess a range of biological activities, including antibacterial, antiviral, and anticancer activity. Some metabolites from these fungi have been used in beauty products and cosmetics and form an integral part of anti-acne, antiaging, and skin-whitening formulations. Some bioactives with novel scaffolds or new biological activities, obtained from this group of fungi, warrant further development as cosmeceuticals. The review discussed metabolites obtained from marine fungi that may be useful for beauty health products and cosmeceuticals.

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Title of book

Advancing frontiers in mycology and mycotechnology: basic and applied aspects of fungi

Chapter number

25

Pagination

627 - 669

Publisher

Springer

Place of publication

Singapore

ISBN-13

9789811393488

Language

eng

Publication classification

B1 Book chapter

Extent

25

Editor/Contributor(s)

T Satyanarayana, S Kumar Deshmukh, M Deshpande

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