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Molbank 2014, 2014(2), M822; doi:10.3390/M822

5-(6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic Acid Methyl Ester

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Graduate Institute of Marine Biotechnology, Department of Life Science and Institute of Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources and Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Chinese Medicine Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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Received: 10 February 2014 / Accepted: 14 April 2014 / Published: 21 April 2014
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Abstract

A natural diastereomeric mixture of 5-(6-hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-chroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic acid methyl ester (1), was isolated from the soft coral Sinularia arborea. The structure of 1 was elucidated by spectroscopic methods and 1 displayed a significantly inhibitory effect on the generation of superoxide anion by human neutrophils. View Full-Text
Keywords: Sinularia arborea; tocopherol; superoxide anion Sinularia arborea; tocopherol; superoxide anion
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Chen, K.-H.; Dai, C.-F.; Hwang, T.-L.; Sung, P.-J. 5-(6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic Acid Methyl Ester. Molbank 2014, 2014, M822.

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