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Mar. Drugs 2004, 2(1), 8-13; doi:10.3390/md201008
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Antifungal Activity of (+)-Curcuphenol, a Metabolite from the Marine Sponge Didiscus oxeata

1,* , 1, 1 and 2
1 Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial, Estrada do Paço do Lumiar, 1649-038, Lisboa, Portugal 2 Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, P.O. Box 94766, 1090-GT, Netherlands
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Received: 17 October 2003 / Accepted: 26 November 2003 / Published: 25 February 2004
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Abstract

The antifungal activity of the sesquiterpenoids (+)-curcuphenol and (+)-curcudiol isolated from the Caribbean sponge Didiscus oxeata was evaluated against several filamentous fungi.
Keywords: Porifera; Didiscus oxeata; antifungal; curcuphenol; curcudiol Porifera; Didiscus oxeata; antifungal; curcuphenol; curcudiol
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Gaspar, H.; Feio, S.S.; Rodrigues, A.I.; Van Soest, R. Antifungal Activity of (+)-Curcuphenol, a Metabolite from the Marine Sponge Didiscus oxeata. Mar. Drugs 2004, 2, 8-13.

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