Molecule of the Week
October 27, 2008
Squalamine is a broad-spectrum antibiotic found in the dogfish shark (Squalus acanthias). It was first reported by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1993. The website http://www.squalamine.com makes somewhat extravagant claims about the benefits of taking a squalamine-containing supplement.
- Get more information on this molecule from CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service)
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