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Mar. Drugs 2009, 7(3), 355-360; doi:10.3390/md7030355

Brominated Selinane Sesquiterpenes from the Marine Brown Alga Dictyopteris divaricata

1 Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research for Sustainable Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai 264003, China 2 Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China 3 Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
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Received: 29 June 2009 / Revised: 13 July 2009 / Accepted: 21 July 2009 / Published: 22 July 2009
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Two new brominated selinane sesquiterpenes, 1-bromoselin-4(14),11-diene (1) and 9-bromoselin-4(14),11-diene (2), one known cadinane sesquiterpene, cadalene (3), and four known selinane sesquiterpenes, α-selinene (4), β-selinene (5), β-dictyopterol (6), and cyperusol C (7), were isolated from a sample of marine brown alga Dictyopteris divaricata collected off the coast of Yantai (China). Their structures were established by detailed MS and NMR spectroscopic analysis, as well as comparison with literature data.
Keywords: Dictyopteris divaricata; sesquiterpene; selinane Dictyopteris divaricata; sesquiterpene; selinane
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Ji, N.-Y.; Wen, W.; Li, X.-M.; Xue, Q.-Z.; Xiao, H.-L.; Wang, B.-G. Brominated Selinane Sesquiterpenes from the Marine Brown Alga Dictyopteris divaricata. Mar. Drugs 2009, 7, 355-360.

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