Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Science and Technology, Republic of the Philippines (Ref no. IF130142)
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, India (BT/PR5713/BRB/10/1112/2012)
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Seed grant)
Received: 9 January 2019
Accepted: 14 June 2019
First Online: 15 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The authors declare that no animal was sacrificed for this study. Blood for platelet aggregation studies was withdrawn under medical supervision with prior consent from the volunteers.Human Ethical Approval for the project titled “Study of Hemotoxic and Cytotoxic Agents from Sea star (Starfish) Coelomic Fluid” via approval number IHEC-43/17-1 was obtained from the Institute Human Ethical Committee (IHEC) BITS, Pilani (Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani).
: This manuscript does not contain any individual person’s data.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.