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Mar. Drugs 2009, 7(3), 355-360; doi:10.3390/md7030355
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Brominated Selinane Sesquiterpenes from the Marine Brown Alga Dictyopteris divaricata

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Received: 29 June 2009 / Revised: 13 July 2009 / Accepted: 21 July 2009 / Published: 22 July 2009
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Abstract

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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