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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 350-351; doi:10.3390/50300350

Labidiasteroside A, a Novel Saponin from the Antartic Starfish Labidiaster Annulatus

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1 Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de La Patagonia “San Juan Bosco”, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina 2 Depto. de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón 2, (1428) Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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Purification of the ethanolic extract of the starfish L. annulatus led to the isolation of two sulfated glycosides and a pentahydroxylated steroid. One of the saponins contains a novel pentasaccharide chain attached to C-6 of the steroidal aglycone.
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Díaz de Vivar, M.E.; Maier, M.S.; Seldes, A.M. Labidiasteroside A, a Novel Saponin from the Antartic Starfish Labidiaster Annulatus. Molecules 2000, 5, 350-351.

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