Instituto Universitario de Biorgánica Antonio González (IUBO-AG)
The Antonio González University Institute of Bio-Organic (IUBO-AG) it is a multidisciplinary center focused on the research of Natural Bioactive Products. The Institute was founded in the 1960s with the objective to study secondary metabolites produced by marine and terrestrial organisms, to provide a new source of unique compounds. Currently, the Objectives of the Institute are isolation, biosynthesis, cultures of microorganisms, biotechnology and the total synthesis of pharmacologically active substances from natural sources.
In addition, biological assessment, isolation and production of toxins, NMR studies of biological processes, insecticides and natural repellents, etc. are areas of investigation to current interest.