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Molbank 2014, 2014(2), M822;

5-(6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic Acid Methyl Ester

Graduate Institute of Marine Biotechnology, Department of Life Science and Institute of Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources and Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Chinese Medicine Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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Received: 10 February 2014 / Accepted: 14 April 2014 / Published: 21 April 2014
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A natural diastereomeric mixture of 5-(6-hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-chroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic acid methyl ester (1), was isolated from the soft coral Sinularia arborea. The structure of 1 was elucidated by spectroscopic methods and 1 displayed a significantly inhibitory effect on the generation of superoxide anion by human neutrophils. View Full-Text
Keywords: Sinularia arborea; tocopherol; superoxide anion Sinularia arborea; tocopherol; superoxide anion

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Chen, K.-H.; Dai, C.-F.; Hwang, T.-L.; Sung, P.-J. 5-(6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-yl)-2-methyl-pentanoic Acid Methyl Ester. Molbank 2014, 2014, M822.

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