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A New Cembrane Diterpene from the Bornean Soft Coral Nephthea sp.
Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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Received: 20 April 2010; in revised form: 20 May 2010 / Accepted: 13 May 2010 / Published: 26 May 2010
Abstract: A new cembrane diterpene, 6-acetoxy-7,8-epoxynephthenol acetate (1) was isolated along with a known compound, epoxynephthenol acetate (2), from the organic extract of a Bornean soft coral Nephthea sp. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analyses and comparison with those previous literature data.
Keywords: cembrane; diterpene; Nephthea sp.; Nephtheidae; soft coral
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Ishii, T.; Zhaoqi, Z.; Vairappan, C.S. A New Cembrane Diterpene from the Bornean Soft Coral Nephthea sp.. Molecules 2010, 15, 3857-3862.
Ishii T, Zhaoqi Z, Vairappan CS. A New Cembrane Diterpene from the Bornean Soft Coral Nephthea sp.. Molecules. 2010; 15(6):3857-3862.
Ishii, Takahiro; Zhaoqi, Zhan; Vairappan, Charles Santhanaraju. 2010. "A New Cembrane Diterpene from the Bornean Soft Coral Nephthea sp.." Molecules 15, no. 6: 3857-3862.