Menelloides C and D, New Sesquiterpenoids from the Gorgonian Coral Menella sp.
Institute of Marine Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Division of Marine Biotechnology, Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
Natural Medicinal Products Research Center and Center for Molecular Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
Department of Life Science and Institute of Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien 974, Taiwan
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 20 July 2011 / Revised: 22 August 2011 / Accepted: 5 September 2011 / Published: 14 September 2011
Two new metabolites, including a lindenane-type sesquiterpenoid, menelloide C (1
), and a germacrane-type sesquiterpenoid, menelloide D (2
), were isolated from a Formosan gorgonian coral identified as Menella
sp. The structures of 1
were established by spectroscopic methods and 2
displayed a weak inhibitory effect on the release of elastase by human neutrophils.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License
(CC BY 3.0).
Scifeed alert for new publications
Never miss any articles
matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
Define your Scifeed now
Share & Cite This Article
MDPI and ACS Style
Kao, S.-Y.; Su, J.-H.; Hwang, T.-L.; Sheu, J.-H.; Wen, Z.-H.; Wu, Y.-C.; Sung, P.-J. Menelloides C and D, New Sesquiterpenoids from the Gorgonian Coral Menella sp.. Mar. Drugs 2011, 9, 1534-1542.
Kao S-Y, Su J-H, Hwang T-L, Sheu J-H, Wen Z-H, Wu Y-C, Sung P-J. Menelloides C and D, New Sesquiterpenoids from the Gorgonian Coral Menella sp.. Marine Drugs. 2011; 9(9):1534-1542.
Kao, Shih-Yao; Su, Jui-Hsin; Hwang, Tsong-Long; Sheu, Jyh-Horng; Wen, Zhi-Hong; Wu, Yang-Chang; Sung, Ping-Jyun. 2011. "Menelloides C and D, New Sesquiterpenoids from the Gorgonian Coral Menella sp.." Mar. Drugs 9, no. 9: 1534-1542.
Show more citation formats
Show less citations formats
[Return to top]
For more information on the journal statistics, click here
Multiple requests from the same IP address are counted as one view.