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ISSN: 2157-7544

Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis

  • Review Article   
  • J Thermodyn Catal 2014, Vol 5(2): 130
  • DOI: 10.4172/2157-7544.1000130

Therapeutic Role of Coumarins and Coumarin-Related Compounds

Rohini K1* and Srikumar PS2
1Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, 08100, Malaysia
2Unit of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, 08100, Malaysia
*Corresponding Author : Rohini K, Senior Lecturer, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Semeling, Bedong, 08100 Kedah, Malaysia, Tel: 0060103701097, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Apr 17, 2014 / Accepted Date: May 27, 2014 / Published Date: Jun 05, 2014

Abstract

“Colorless, crystalline and natural”, a simple description for a group of compounds with multiple therapeutic effects, found throughout the plant kingdom. Coumarins have a significant effect on physiological, bacteriostatic and anti-tumor activity. Our article is a brief overview of the therapeutic functions of coumarins and coumarin related compounds.

Keywords: Coumarin; Anti-tumor activity; Anticoagulant

Citation: Rohini K, Srikumar PS (2014) Therapeutic Role of Coumarins and Coumarin-Related Compounds. J Thermodyn Catal 5:130. Doi: 10.4172/2157-7544.1000130

Copyright: © 2014 Rohini K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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