Diterpenes from the Brown Alga Dictyota crenulata
AbstractThe crude extract of the Brazilian brown alga Dictyota crenulata was analyzed by NMR spectroscopy and HRGC-MS techniques. Seven diterpenes were identified: pachydictyol A, dictyodial, 4β-hydroxydictyodial A, 4β-acetoxydictyodial A, isopachydictyol A, dictyol C and dictyotadiol. Xeniane diterpenes have previously been found in D. crenulata from the Pacific Ocean. The results characterize D. crenulata as a species that provides prenylated guaiane (group I) and xeniane diterpenes (group III), thus making it a new source of potential antiviral products.
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De-Paula, J.C.; Bueno, L.B.; Cavalcanti, D.N.; Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y.; Teixeira, V.L. Diterpenes from the Brown Alga Dictyota crenulata. Molecules 2008, 13, 1253-1262.
De-Paula JC, Bueno LB, Cavalcanti DN, Yoneshigue-Valentin Y, Teixeira VL. Diterpenes from the Brown Alga Dictyota crenulata. Molecules. 2008; 13(6):1253-1262.Chicago/Turabian Style
De-Paula, Joel C.; Bueno, Ludmila B.; Cavalcanti, Diana N.; Yoneshigue-Valentin, Yocie; Teixeira, Valéria L. 2008. "Diterpenes from the Brown Alga Dictyota crenulata." Molecules 13, no. 6: 1253-1262.