Molecules 2014, 19(3), 3617-3627; doi:10.3390/molecules19033617

Trigocherrierin A, a Potent Inhibitor of Chikungunya Virus Replication

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Received: 21 February 2014; in revised form: 12 March 2014 / Accepted: 17 March 2014 / Published: 24 March 2014
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Abstract: Trigocherrierin A (1) and trigocherriolide E (2), two new daphnane diterpenoid orthoesters (DDOs), and six chlorinated analogues, trigocherrins A, B, F and trigocherriolides A–C, were isolated from the leaves of Trigonostemon cherrieri. Their structures were identified by mass spectrometry, extensive one- and two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy and through comparison with data reported in the literature. These compounds are potent and selective inhibitors of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) replication. Among the DDOs isolated, compound 1 exhibited the strongest anti-CHIKV activity (EC50 = 0.6 ± 0.1 µM, SI = 71.7).
Keywords: Trigonostemon cherrieri; Euphorbiaceae; chikungunya virus (CHIKV); daphnane diterpenoid orthoester (DDO)
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Bourjot, M.; Leyssen, P.; Neyts, J.; Dumontet, V.; Litaudon, M. Trigocherrierin A, a Potent Inhibitor of Chikungunya Virus Replication. Molecules 2014, 19, 3617-3627.

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Bourjot M, Leyssen P, Neyts J, Dumontet V, Litaudon M. Trigocherrierin A, a Potent Inhibitor of Chikungunya Virus Replication. Molecules. 2014; 19(3):3617-3627.

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Bourjot, Mélanie; Leyssen, Pieter; Neyts, Johan; Dumontet, Vincent; Litaudon, Marc. 2014. "Trigocherrierin A, a Potent Inhibitor of Chikungunya Virus Replication." Molecules 19, no. 3: 3617-3627.

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