Next Article in Journal
Evaluation of Antioxidant Activities of Aqueous Extracts and Fractionation of Different Parts of Elsholtzia ciliata
Previous Article in Journal
Evaluation of Antioxidant and Immunity Function of Tetramethylpyrazine Phosphate Tablets in Vivo
Article Menu

Article Versions

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Molecules 2012, 17(5), 5422-5429; doi:10.3390/molecules17055422

Two New Cembrane-Based Diterpenoids from the Marine Soft Coral Sinularia crassa

Department of Biological Science and Technology, Meiho University, Pingtung 912, Taiwan
National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Marine Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Division of Marine Biotechnology, Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 10 January 2012 / Revised: 4 May 2012 / Accepted: 8 May 2012 / Published: 8 May 2012
Download PDF [311 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]   |  


Two new cembrane diterpenes, sicrassarines A and B (compounds 1 and 2), were isolated from the Taiwanese soft coral Sinularia crassa. The structures of the new metabolites were determined on the basis of extensive spectroscopic analysis, particularly mass spectroscopy and 2D NMR (1H–1H COSY, HMQC, HMBC, and NOESY) spectroscopy.
Keywords: diterpenes; soft coral; Sinularia crassa diterpenes; soft coral; Sinularia crassa

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Supplementary material

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Lin, Y.-S.; Lee, N.-L.; Lu, M.-C.; Su, J.-H. Two New Cembrane-Based Diterpenoids from the Marine Soft Coral Sinularia crassa. Molecules 2012, 17, 5422-5429.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]

Molecules EISSN 1420-3049 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top