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Medications & Natural Products Derived from Animals: Introduction

This library guide examines the influence of the animal kingdom on drug design.

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Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS
Office: G-142 (within the Department of Family and Community Medicine)

About This Guide

This guide is focused on drugs and natural products derived from animals. It includes information about current research in the area. Some of the potential drugs mentioned are in the early stages of research. Time and further research will determine which medications will someday be available to healthcare providers to treat patients. It also shows a further need to preserve species diversity.

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