Anti-Dengue Virus Constituents from Formosan Zoanthid Palythoa mutuki
AbstractA new marine ecdysteroid with an α-hydroxy group attaching at C-4 instead of attaching at C-2 and C-3, named palythone A (1), together with eight known compounds (2–9) were obtained from the ethanolic extract of the Formosan zoanthid Palythoa mutuki. The structures of those compounds were mainly determined by NMR spectroscopic data analyses. The absolute configuration of 1 was further confirmed by comparing experimental and calculated circular dichroism (CD) spectra. Anti-dengue virus 2 activity and cytotoxicity of five isolated compounds were evaluated using virus infectious system and [3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-5-(3-carboxymethoxyphenyl)-2-(4-sulfophenyl)-2H-tetrazolium, inner salt (MTS) assays, respectively. As a result, peridinin (9) exhibited strong antiviral activity (IC50 = 4.50 ± 0.46 μg/mL), which is better than that of the positive control, 2′CMC. It is the first carotene-like substance possessing anti-dengue virus activity. In addition, the structural diversity and bioactivity of the isolates were compared by using a ChemGPS–NP computational analysis. The ChemGPS–NP data suggested natural products with anti-dengue virus activity locate closely in the chemical space. View Full-Text
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Lee, J.-C.; Chang, F.-R.; Chen, S.-R.; Wu, Y.-H.; Hu, H.-C.; Wu, Y.-C.; Backlund, A.; Cheng, Y.-B. Anti-Dengue Virus Constituents from Formosan Zoanthid Palythoa mutuki. Mar. Drugs 2016, 14, 151.
Lee J-C, Chang F-R, Chen S-R, Wu Y-H, Hu H-C, Wu Y-C, Backlund A, Cheng Y-B. Anti-Dengue Virus Constituents from Formosan Zoanthid Palythoa mutuki. Marine Drugs. 2016; 14(8):151.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lee, Jin-Ching; Chang, Fang-Rong; Chen, Shu-Rong; Wu, Yu-Hsuan; Hu, Hao-Chun; Wu, Yang-Chang; Backlund, Anders; Cheng, Yuan-Bin. 2016. "Anti-Dengue Virus Constituents from Formosan Zoanthid Palythoa mutuki." Mar. Drugs 14, no. 8: 151.
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