Mar. Drugs 2013, 11(9), 3372-3380; doi:10.3390/md11093372
Communication

Secondary Metabolites from the Soft Coral Sinularia arborea

Received: 10 July 2013; in revised form: 16 August 2013 / Accepted: 26 August 2013 / Published: 3 September 2013
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Abstract: Previous studies on the chemical constituents of soft corals belonging to the genus Sinularia have led to the isolation of a number of interesting secondary metabolites and some of these were found to possess extensive bioactivities [1–3]. Continuation investigation on the chemical constituents of the marine invertebrates collected off the waters of Taiwan, two new cembrane-type diterpenoids, arbolides A (1) and B (2), and a known steroid, crassarosterol A (3) [4], were isolated from the soft coral Sinularia arborea (family Alcyonacea) (Figure 1). In this paper, we describe the isolation, structure determination and cytotoxicity of compounds 13.
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Chen, K.-H.; Dai, C.-F.; Lu, M.-C.; Li, J.-J.; Chen, J.-J.; Chang, Y.-C.; Su, Y.-D.; Wang, W.-H.; Sung, P.-J. Secondary Metabolites from the Soft Coral Sinularia arborea. Mar. Drugs 2013, 11, 3372-3380.

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Chen K-H, Dai C-F, Lu M-C, Li J-J, Chen J-J, Chang Y-C, Su Y-D, Wang W-H, Sung P-J. Secondary Metabolites from the Soft Coral Sinularia arborea. Marine Drugs. 2013; 11(9):3372-3380.

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Chen, Kuan-Hua; Dai, Chang-Feng; Lu, Mei-Chin; Li, Jan-Jung; Chen, Jih-Jung; Chang, Yu-Chia; Su, Yin-Di; Wang, Wei-Hsien; Sung, Ping-Jyun. 2013. "Secondary Metabolites from the Soft Coral Sinularia arborea." Mar. Drugs 11, no. 9: 3372-3380.

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