Bromophenols are important natural products from marine organisms, especially marine algae. These compounds, which have various structures, possess many health benefits, such as anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-obesity, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-neurodegenerative activities. Nevertheless, some bromophenols may be harmful to human health or even toxic. This chapter briefly describes recent research regarding these marine phenolic sources, structures, bioactivities, and toxicity.
Marine Phenolic Compounds: Science and Engineering, 2023, pp 87-112,