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Mar. Drugs 2009, 7(4), 523-527; doi:10.3390/md7040523

A New Polyunsaturated Brominated Fatty Acid from a Haliclona Sponge

1 Department of Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan 2 Department of Marine Science, Diponegoro University, Semarang 50234, Indonesia 3 Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan 4 Naturalis, National Museum of Natural History, PO Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
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Received: 22 September 2009 / Revised: 27 October 2009 / Accepted: 30 October 2009 / Published: 2 November 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioactive Compounds from Marine Sponges)
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A new polyunsaturated brominated fatty acid possessing acetylenic bonds 1 was isolated from the Indonesian sponge Haliclona sp. The structure of compound 1 was elucidated by analyzing its spectral data. It showed moderate cytotoxicity against cultured cells.
Keywords: sponge; fatty acid; cytotoxicity sponge; fatty acid; cytotoxicity
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Aratake, S.; Trianto, A.; Hanif, N.; De Voogd, N.J.; Tanaka, J. A New Polyunsaturated Brominated Fatty Acid from a Haliclona Sponge. Mar. Drugs 2009, 7, 523-527.

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