Mar. Drugs 2010, 8(7), 2014-2020; doi:10.3390/md8072014
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Carijoside A, a Bioactive Sterol Glycoside from an Octocoral Carijoa sp. (Clavulariidae)

1 Department of Life Science and Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, Graduate Institute of Marine Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Checheng, Pingtung 944, Taiwan 2 National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Checheng, Pingtung 944, Taiwan 3 Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan 4 Department of Sport, Health, and Leisure, Cheng Shiu University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan 5 Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources, Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan 6 Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Received: 12 May 2010; in revised form: 8 June 2010 / Accepted: 28 June 2010 / Published: 29 June 2010
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Abstract: A new bioactive sterol glycoside, 3β-O-(3',4'-di-O-acetyl-β-D-arabinopyranosyl)-25ξ-cholestane-3β,5α,6β,26-tetrol-26-acetate) (carijoside A, 1), was isolated from an octocoral identified as Carijoa sp. The structure of glycoside 1 was established by spectroscopic methods and by comparison with spectral data for the other known glycosides. Carijoside A (1) displayed significant inhibitory effects on superoxide anion generation and elastase release by human neutrophils and this compound exhibited moderate cytotoxicity toward DLD-1, P388D1, HL-60, and CCRF-CEM tumor cells.
Keywords: Carijoa; carijoside; glycoside; superoxide anion; elastase; cytotoxicity

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Liu, C.-Y.; Hwang, T.-L.; Lin, M.-R.; Chen, Y.-H.; Chang, Y.-C.; Fang, L.-S.; Wang, W.-H.; Wu, Y.-C.; Sung, P.-J. Carijoside A, a Bioactive Sterol Glycoside from an Octocoral Carijoa sp. (Clavulariidae). Mar. Drugs 2010, 8, 2014-2020.

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Liu C-Y, Hwang T-L, Lin M-R, Chen Y-H, Chang Y-C, Fang L-S, Wang W-H, Wu Y-C, Sung P-J. Carijoside A, a Bioactive Sterol Glycoside from an Octocoral Carijoa sp. (Clavulariidae). Marine Drugs. 2010; 8(7):2014-2020.

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Liu, Chih-Yang; Hwang, Tsong-Long; Lin, Mei-Ru; Chen, Yung-Husan; Chang, Yu-Chia; Fang, Lee-Shing; Wang, Wei-Hsien; Wu, Yang-Chang; Sung, Ping-Jyun. 2010. "Carijoside A, a Bioactive Sterol Glycoside from an Octocoral Carijoa sp. (Clavulariidae)." Mar. Drugs 8, no. 7: 2014-2020.

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