Next Article in Journal
New Marine Derived Anticancer Therapeutics ─ A Journey from the Sea to Clinical Trials
Previous Article in Journal
An Improved Synthesis of 7, 8-Epoxy-1,3,11-cembratriene-15R(α), 16-diol, a Cembranoid of Marine Origin with a Potent Cancer Chemopreventive Activity
Mar. Drugs 2004, 2(1), 8-13; doi:10.3390/md201008
Article

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
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 17 October 2003 / Accepted: 26 November 2003 / Published: 25 February 2004
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [35 KB, uploaded 24 February 2015]   |   Browse Figure

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
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Share & Cite This Article

Export to BibTeX |
EndNote


MDPI and ACS Style

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.

View more citation formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Comments

Citing Articles

[Return to top]
Mar. Drugs EISSN 1660-3397 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert