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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)

The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.

 


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email: jjmf@ubi.pt
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

INDONESIAN MARINE BIODIVERSITY AS A SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE TO SUPPORT INDONESIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN ASEAN PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET
18 : Special Issue: 14th Indonesian Scholars International Convention ( 2015-12 )

Abstract:

Indonesian waters are known as mega-diversity resource which can produce many chemical compounds. These compounds have been identified could be a sustainable source for novel drugs, especially for the usage of pharmaceutical. Up to 2007, at least 77 new compounds are from 14 sponges and 19 new compounds are from non-sponge organisms with pharmacological potential have been identified from Indonesian waters. Unfortunately, this richness is not optimized yet. By the literature survey methods, marine culture might be one of the methods which can be developed in Indonesia to overcome the degradation hazard of marine resources. Through this method, Indonesia could be a great nation with the huge of resources for domestic and ASEAN pharmaceutical industry which can provide economic value for Indonesia and also can strengthen Indonesia in facing ASEAN pharmaceutical market.

Author(s): Andika Putra Riandy - Indonesia - Sriwijaya University
Alvionita Handayani - Indonesia - Sriwijaya University
Keywords: Indonesia, Mari culture, pharmacological potential
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