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Molecules 2016, 21(5), 587;

New Cembrane-Type Diterpenoids from the South China Sea Soft Coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510006, China
State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology Southern China, Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou 510070, China
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Academic Editor: Derek J. McPhee
Received: 6 April 2016 / Revised: 28 April 2016 / Accepted: 30 April 2016 / Published: 4 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
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Chemical investigation on the soft coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi collected from the Xisha Islands of the South China Sea have led to the isolation of eight cembranoids including five new ones, sarcophytonoxides A–E (1–5). The structures of new cembranoids (1–5) were determined by spectroscopic analysis and comparison of the NMR data with those of related analogues. The cytotoxicities of compounds 1–8 against human ovarian cancer cell line A2780 were also evaluated. View Full-Text
Keywords: Sarcophyton ehrenbergi ; cembranoids; marine natural product Sarcophyton ehrenbergi ; cembranoids; marine natural product

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Tang, G.-H.; Sun, Z.-H.; Zou, Y.-H.; Yin, S. New Cembrane-Type Diterpenoids from the South China Sea Soft Coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi. Molecules 2016, 21, 587.

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