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Mar. Drugs 2009, 7(3), 472-482; doi:10.3390/md7030472
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Excavatoids E and F: Discovery of Two New Briaranes from the Cultured Octocoral Briareum excavatum

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Received: 26 August 2009; in revised form: 19 September 2009 / Accepted: 23 September 2009 / Published: 23 September 2009
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Abstract: Two new briarane-related diterpenoids, designated as excavatoids E (1) andF (2), were isolated from the cultured octocoral Briareum excavatum. The structures ofcompounds 1 and 2 were established on the basis of extensive spectral data analysis. Briaranes 1 and 2 were found to exhibit moderate inhibitory effects on elastase release by human neutrophils.
Keywords: excavatoid; briarane; octocoral; Briareum excavatum; human neutrophil excavatoid; briarane; octocoral; Briareum excavatum; human neutrophil
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Sung, P.-J.; Chen, B.-Y.; Lin, M.-R.; Hwang, T.-L.; Wang, W.-H.; Sheu, J.-H.; Wu, Y.-C. Excavatoids E and F: Discovery of Two New Briaranes from the Cultured Octocoral Briareum excavatum. Mar. Drugs 2009, 7, 472-482.

AMA Style

Sung P-J, Chen B-Y, Lin M-R, Hwang T-L, Wang W-H, Sheu J-H, Wu Y-C. Excavatoids E and F: Discovery of Two New Briaranes from the Cultured Octocoral Briareum excavatum. Marine Drugs. 2009; 7(3):472-482.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Sung, Ping-Jyun; Chen, Bo-Yuan; Lin, Mei-Ru; Hwang, Tsong-Long; Wang, Wei-Hsien; Sheu, Jyh-Horng; Wu, Yang-Chang. 2009. "Excavatoids E and F: Discovery of Two New Briaranes from the Cultured Octocoral Briareum excavatum." Mar. Drugs 7, no. 3: 472-482.


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