Mar. Drugs 2011, 9(11), 2479-2487; doi:10.3390/md9112479
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Alkaloids and Sesquiterpenes from the South China Sea Gorgonian Echinogorgia pseudossapo

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Received: 13 October 2011; in revised form: 14 November 2011 / Accepted: 15 November 2011 / Published: 24 November 2011
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Abstract: Five zoanthoxanthin alkaloids (15) and four sesquiterpenes (69) were isolated from the South China Sea gorgonian Echinogorgia pseudossapo. Their structures were determined on the bases of extensive spectroscopic analyses, including 1D and 2D NMR data. Among them, pseudozoanthoxanthins III and IV (12), 8-hydroxy-6β-methoxy-14-oxooplop-6,12-olide (6) and 3β-methoxyguaian-10(14)-en-2β-ol (7) were new, 1 and 3 showed mild anti-HSV-1 activity, and 7 showed significant antilarval activity towards Balanus amphitrite larvae.
Keywords: Echinogorgia pseudossapo; gorgonian; zoanthoxanthin alkaloid; sesquiterpene
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Gao, C.-H.; Wang, Y.-F.; Li, S.; Qian, P.-Y.; Qi, S.-H. Alkaloids and Sesquiterpenes from the South China Sea Gorgonian Echinogorgia pseudossapo. Mar. Drugs 2011, 9, 2479-2487.

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Gao C-H, Wang Y-F, Li S, Qian P-Y, Qi S-H. Alkaloids and Sesquiterpenes from the South China Sea Gorgonian Echinogorgia pseudossapo. Marine Drugs. 2011; 9(11):2479-2487.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Gao, Cheng-Hai; Wang, Yi-Fei; Li, Shen; Qian, Pei-Yuan; Qi, Shu-Hua. 2011. "Alkaloids and Sesquiterpenes from the South China Sea Gorgonian Echinogorgia pseudossapo." Mar. Drugs 9, no. 11: 2479-2487.

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