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Mar. Drugs 2013, 11(10), 4050-4057; doi:10.3390/md11104050
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Red Algal Bromophenols as Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors

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Received: 8 August 2013; in revised form: 31 August 2013 / Accepted: 2 September 2013 / Published: 22 October 2013
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Abstract: Five bromophenols isolated from three Rhodomelaceae algae (Laurencia nipponica, Polysiphonia morrowii, Odonthalia corymbifera) showed inhibitory effects against glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD). Among them, the symmetric bromophenol dimer (5) showed the highest inhibitory activity against G6PD.
Keywords: bromophenol; Rhodomelaceae; pentose phosphate pathway (PPP); glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase; inhibition bromophenol; Rhodomelaceae; pentose phosphate pathway (PPP); glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase; inhibition
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Mikami, D.; Kurihara, H.; Kim, S.M.; Takahashi, K. Red Algal Bromophenols as Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors. Mar. Drugs 2013, 11, 4050-4057.

AMA Style

Mikami D, Kurihara H, Kim SM, Takahashi K. Red Algal Bromophenols as Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors. Marine Drugs. 2013; 11(10):4050-4057.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Mikami, Daisuke; Kurihara, Hideyuki; Kim, Sang M.; Takahashi, Koretaro. 2013. "Red Algal Bromophenols as Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors." Mar. Drugs 11, no. 10: 4050-4057.


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